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Is Skin To Skin After The Birth Putting Babies At Risk?

The President of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Dr Michael Gannon, has been reported as saying an obsession among mothers and midwives to have immediate skin… Read More


Sperm Facts – 8 Things You Wont Read About On Wikipedia

Sperm is totally fascinating - but did you know these crazy facts about sperm? Find out if those common rumours you hear are true about sperm. Read More

Is Money Motivating Doctors To Perform C-Sections?

Healthcare economists published a paper after wondering if money might be a motivating factor for performing c-sections. Find out what they discovered. Read More


Hypoallergenic Formula – Can It Really Prevent Allergies?

If your family has a history of allergies or if your baby has allergies, hypoallergenic formula might be recommended. Find out some important facts, here. Read More


Scientists Uncover A New Cause Of Recurrent Miscarriage

Recurrent miscarriage can be devistating for couples. Recently, scientists have uncovered a new reason why women may suffer from recurrent miscarriages. Read More

Breastfeeding And High Blood Pressure – Does Breastfeeding Help?

If you experienced high blood pressure during pregnancy or after giving birth, find out about breastfeeding and it's impacts on high blood pressure. Read More


In Defence Of Jamie Oliver – Why Men Should Openly Support Breastfeeding

You’ve probably seen the immense flak celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, is copping for discussing breastfeeding. Here's our take on the issue. Read More

Homebirth Is Safer For “Higher Risk” Women Too

New research from the UK and Iceland have shown that homebirth can be a safer option for some higher risk women. Find out more, here. Read More



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