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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

Fever Phobia – What Is The Best Way To Treat A Fever?

Understanding how fever works and how to treat a fever is important, with studies showing around one third of children receive an overdose of pain relief. Read More


Can Dehydration Cause You To Go Into Labour?

If you're pregnant, you may have heard something about dehyration causing labour. Can dehydration cause you to go into labour? Find out here. Read More

Cord Prolapse – What Causes It And How Can I Avoid It?

The umbilical cord is the lifeline between mother and baby. In some cases, cord prolapse can occur, which is an urgent situation. Find out more. Read More



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