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Everything you need to know about the linea nigra during pregnancy. Find out what causes this dark line on your belly and beliefs about gender predictions. Read More
If you're pregnant and a smoker, you may have heard these 8 common myths about smoking and pregnancy. We bust the myths and share the facts. Read More
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Many parents have heard of hand foot and mouth disease but few know what it is. Find out everything you need to know about hand foot and mouth disease. Read More
Many midwives offer exceptional, well-trained care. There are many reasons we love midwives as primary carers for low risk women - here are 6 of them! Read More
Water birth is becoming an increasingly popular choice for birthing women. But is it safe? A new study says water birth poses no risk to babies. Read More
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