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Do Mothers Make Different Breastmilk For Boys And Girls?

Yes, it sounds crazy, but one researcher from Harvard found that monkeys and other animals make different milk for their babies. Could the same be for us? Read More


7 Things To Avoid Putting In Your Baby’s Bottle

When it comes to adding things to bottles, there are many things our grandmothers would do which are no longer advised. Any of these 7 items sound familiar? Read More

A Blood Test Could Determine Your Risk of Postnatal Depression (PND)

Researchers have discovered that a simple blood test may determine a woman's risk of postnatal depression - a significant finding for future PND prevention. Read More


Delaying Cord Clamping May Offer Years Of Benefits, Study Finds

A new study has discovered that delayed cord clamping has more far-reaching benefits than first thought, after following babies from a study 4 years prior. Read More


Caffeine And Breastfeeding – Everything You Need To Know

What you need to know about caffeine and breastfeeding, including: how much caffeine gets into breastmilk? How long does it take my baby to get rid of it? Read More

Baby Crying – 10 Reasons Why Your Baby Might Be Crying

If you're baffled or confused by baby crying, this is a must read! Here are 10 reasons why your baby might be crying -- and how to soothe your baby's tears. Read More


Going Back To Work After Baby – 5 Tips For A Smooth Transition

If you're soon to be going back to work after having a baby, it can be a bitter sweet time. Here are 5 tips for a smooth transition for mother and baby. Read More

Seeding Baby With Good Bacteria Using Vaginal Swabbing

Seeding baby after c-section -- using a vaginal swab of good bacteria -- is a growing trend of great interest to mothers. Find out more about seeding here. Read More



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