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Doctor Assists At Birth Hours Before Giving Birth Herself

One mama-to-be from Kentucky found a rather unusual way to keep herself entertained when she was in hospital waiting to be induced. Read More


This Dad Wants Strangers To Stop Touching His Baby [VIDEO]

Babies are magnets, the minute you have one about your person, you're surrounded by strangers. One dad has a message for people who want to touch his baby Read More

4 Reasons To Read The Same Stories To Your Children Again…And Again

Ever wonder why children will choose to read the same story again and again? Here are 4 reasons why reading the same story repeatedly is important. Read More


Pēpi-Pod® Introduced To Reduce SIDS Deaths

The Pepi-Pod® sleep space is helping to reduce infant death rates from preventable causes. Find out how this simple little innovation works. Read More


Dads’ Brains Respond Differently To Daughters Than Sons, Study Finds

Research shows dads respond differently to their daughters. These differences can help us make better choices about the way we interact with our children Read More

5 Sibling Moments That Make Your Heart Swell

When your family increases, you may worry if you've done the right thing by your firstborn. Here are 5 sibling moments that will make your heart swell. Read More


Can Stress Have A Negative Impact On Breastfeeding? 5 Important Things To Know

Having a new baby brings big changes to your life, with a certain amount of stress involved. Here are 5 things to know about stress and breastfeeding. Read More

Diet And Exercise During Pregnancy Can Cut C-Section Risk, Study Says

Research has recently confirmed that both exercise and a good diet can have a positive impact on how you give birth. Find out more here. Read More



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