Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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6 Reasons Why Breastfed Newborns Don’t Need Formula

Some baby "experts" suggest topping up newborn babies with formula feeds, when no evidence supports it. Here are 6 reasons why it's completely unnecessary. Read More

Toddlers Swearing At Completely Inappropriate Times

You do your best not to swear as a parent. But then you stub your toe -- whoops! Here's a crazy video of toddlers swearing at totally inappropriate moments. Read More

Natural Birth – 5 Huge Benefits For Babies

Thinking about a natural birth? One way you can help make it happen is to get informed about the many benefits. Here are 5 ways natural birth helps babies. Read More

Overactive Letdown – 6 Tips To Manage It

Do you have an overactive letdown (or a fast letdown)? Here are 6 fantastic tips to help manage an overactive letdown, from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

Foremilk Hindmilk Imbalance – 3 Myths You Need To Know

If your baby has an upset tummy, people may suggest a foremilk hindmilk imbalance. Here are 3 myths about foremilk and hindmilk that parents need to know. Read More

Colic – What Is Colic? 5 Common Questions Answered

No parent would ever wish colic on another parent! But what is colic exactly? If you think you have a colicky baby, here are 5 common questions answered. Read More

15 Things You Can Get Away With While You’re Pregnant

If you're pregnant, here's your nine month pass to get away with 15 things that you wouldn't normally. Make the most of it... time is running out! Read More

Tips To Help You Decide Where Your Baby Will Sleep

Wondering what the best sleep arrangements are for your baby? Here are some important things to consider when deciding on where your baby will sleep. Read More

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