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7 Reasons Why Pre-Labour Sucks

Soon to have a baby? You may be familiar with the tease of your looming estimated due date and the niggles. Here are 7 reasons why pre-labour sucks. Read More


Can Stress Cause You To Go Into Labour?

Can stress cause you to go into labour? If you've had a really stressful pregnancy, you might be wondering this very question. Find out here! Read More

Longer Labour Time Reduces C-Sections By Over 50%

Giving women more time during labour has reduced the number of c-section by more than half, according to a new study. Find out more, here. Read More


How Long Do Contractions Last?

Many pregnant women wonder, how long do contractions last? Here's a fantastic breakdown by stage as to what you can expect during labour. Read More


Breastfeeding And Tiredness: Can Breastfeeding Make You Tired?

Being a mother can be exhausting. But can breastfeeding actually cause tiredness and fatigue? Find out about breastfeeding and tiredness. Read More

Amniotic Fluid Levels – What You Need To Know

Most pregnant women don't consider amniotic fluid levels until they are told there may be a problem. Find out about too little or too much fluid. Read More


Should Mothers Go Traveling Without Their Kids?

Some women love to travel! However, motherhood can sometimes bring travel to a grinding halt. But should it? Should mothers travel without kids, or not? Read More

7 Ways A Second Pregnancy Is Different To The First

As much as we might know all pregnancies are different, we tend to expect them to be similar. Here are 7 ways second pregnancies are different. Read More



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