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How Your Cervix Dilates And Why It’s Unpredictable

During the first stage of labour, what the cervix is doing, or not doing, gets plenty of attention. Find out what you need to know about cervical dilation. Read More


5 Reasons Why I Can’t Wait To Give Birth Again

If television is anything to go by, birth is something to be feared. But I never felt that way. Here are 5 reasons why I can't wait to give birth again. Read More

The First President Of SIDS Foundation Says Bed Sharing Isn’t Dangerous

Some healthcare workers advise against bed sharing. However, the original president of the SIDS Foundation says bed-sharing isn’t necessarily dangerous. Read More


Eating Habits During Pregnancy Can Affect Three Generations – Study

A growing body of research has found eating habits can impact unborn children... and their children too. Find out what the researchers have to say. Read More


Back Pain During Pregnancy – Causes and Tips For Relief

If you're experiencing back pain during pregnancy, find out what causes it, how you can get relief and when it's time to see your healthcare provider. Read More

Breastfeeding A Child In Childcare – 4 Questions Answered

If your breastfed child is soon to attend childcare, you might have some questions about how best to manage breastmilk while your child is in care. Read More


Midwives And Nurses Can Provide Equal Or Better Care Than Physicians – WHO Report

Picking a doctor with many years of medical education might seem the best choice for childbirth. But a new World Health Organization report says otherwise. Read More

Frustrated With Conflicting Breastfeeding Advice? What To Do

Conflicting breastfeeding advice is one of the most frustrating issues for brand new mothers. So what can you do if you're confused? Read on to find out. Read More



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