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Breastfeeding During Illness – 6 Things You Should Know

You’re sick or taking medication and you're wondering if you should still be breastfeeding. Here’s what you need to know about breastfeeding during illness. Read More

Baby Still Crying And You’ve Tried Everything? 6 More Things to Check

Feel like you've tried everything but your baby is still crying? Feeling overwhelmed? Here are 6 more things to try if your baby isn't settling. Read More

Breastfeeding A Baby With Down Syndrome

If you're expecting a baby with Down syndrome and plan to breastfeed, here's what you need to know about breastfeeding a baby with Down syndrome. Read More

Study Confirms: The Dad Bod Is Real

You've heard about the dad bod... now here comes science! A study has shown that the dad bod is real. Find out what researchers found out about fatherhood. Read More

Early Miscarriage – Symptoms, Signs and Causes

If you've experienced an early miscarriage, you may be desperate for answers. Here are the symptoms, signs and causes of an early miscarriage. Read More

Engorgement – Relief For Breast Engorgement

Engorgement can be painful and uncomfortable for new mothers. Here are some tips to prevent breast engorgement, as well as effective hints for relief. Read More

A Midwife’s Inflatable Device Could Save Lives Worldwide

A Scottish midwife has invented a fantastic inflatable device for birthing women, and it's making an impact all over the world. Find out more about the CUB. Read More

Groundbreaking Procedure Saves Mother’s Life During Childbirth

A groundbreaking new procedure saved the life of one very lucky Israeli mother, who experienced a usually fatal amniotic fluid embolism during childbirth. Read More

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