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Watch This Awesome Video Of Babies ‘Singing’ In The Womb

A new study has found babies can hear and respond to music by 16 weeks of pregnancy. See this gorgeous video of babies responding to music in the womb! Read More


Induction of Labour – The Risks of Inducing Labour

Contemplating an induction of labour? Learn about the different methods of labour induction and what risks are involved - which you may not have been told. Read More

5 Reasons Why Babies Get Stuck During Labour

Everyone seems to know someone whose baby "got stuck" during birth. However, many cases could be prevented. Find out how to avoid your baby getting stuck. Read More


5 Key Things Homebirth Mamas Have In Common

Society can be quick to judge and typecast others for their choices. But you'd be surprised to know the key things homebirth mothers have in common. Read More


Scary Thoughts? Why New Mothers Have Anxious Thoughts

Do you have anxious or scary thoughts as a mother? Worried something bad might happen to you or your baby? Find out why mothers can have anxious thoughts. Read More

6 Things That Can Cause Breast Attachment Issues After The Birth

Before giving birth, make sure you're aware of these 6 things which can cause or contribute to attachment and breastfeeding problems, after you give birth. Read More


You Won’t Believe What This Teen Birth Mother Sent To The Adoptive Parents

Adoption is hardly ever easy. When an 18 year old fell pregnant while in college, she chose adoption. But you wont believe what she did after the birth. Read More

7 Reasons Why Belly Size Doesn’t Always Equate To Baby Size

"Oh you look huge! You must have a whopper in there!" Sound familiar? Fact is, there are many reasons why your belly size is what it is. Find out more. Read More



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