Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Threenagers: Why They’re Harder Than The ‘Terrible Twos’

Excited to have breezed through the "terrible twos"? It's all about to change. Here are 10 reasons why threenagers are harder than the "terrible twos". Read More

Homebirth In Australia – Everything You Need To Know

Hoping for a homebirth in Australia? Or curious about what's involved? Here's everything you need to know about having a homebirth in Australia. Read More

Breastfeeding Campaign Angers Advocates And Mothers

A Brazilian breastfeeding campaign has come under heavy fire for being misleading, inaccurate and unnecessarily worrying for breastfeeding women. Read More

What Causes Labour To Start?

It's a question that scientists (and mothers) have wondered for a long time: what causes labor to start? Find out the latest information from researchers. Read More

Iodine During Pregnancy Impacts Baby’s IQ: Study

Despite awareness campaigns, pregnant women are still low in iodine. A study has just highlighted the importance of iodine: it impacts your baby's IQ. Read More

How The Heck Does A 3.5 Year Old Get Type 2 Diabetes?

Many are in shock after discovering a 3 year old was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Doctor Andrew Orr has this serious warning for other parents. Read More

Stunning Photography Shows How Babies Fit In The Womb

A stunning photo series you must see! Dutch birth photographer, Mary Fermont, captured babies just as they would have looked when snuggled up in the womb. Read More

“I’ve Had My Baby Early, It’s 26 Weeks”

Colleen Constante was 26 weeks pregnant when she made a frantic call to 000 operators, announcing she'd given birth alone. Hear the call and find out more. Read More

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