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Babywise – 4 Ways The Babywise Book Lacks Wisdom

Despite the massive success of the Babywise book, there is much controversy and warnings against it's use. Here are 4 major ways Babywise is BabyUnWise. Read More


Weird Things Couples Do To Get Pregnant [VIDEO]

If you've ever tried to get pregnant, you'll laugh out loud at this hilarious video which addresses the realities of what it's like to try for a baby. Read More

Vaginal Examinations – 7 Things You Should Know

Vaginal examinations are very common during pregnancy and birth. However, there are 7 things you should know about intervening with a vaginal exam. Read More


Weaning From Breastfeeding – A Gentle Approach

Weaning from breastfeeding? No matter how or when you choose to wean your baby, here’s some information on gently and respectfully weaning your baby. Read More


Retained Placenta | Symptoms and Treatment

A retained placenta occurs when all or part of the placenta doesn't separate after giving birth. Here are the causes, symptoms and treatment. Read More

Only 50% Of Babies Exclusively Breastfed At 2 Months

New study finds only 50% of Australian babies are exclusively breastfed at 2 months - the biggest culprits being partner support, obesity and dummy use. Read More


Why Doesn’t He Want Sex With Me?

It's not just men who miss out on sex during pregnancy and after the birth, it's women too. So, why doesn't he want sex? Find out 13 common reasons. Read More

Choosing A Breast Pump – 4 Things You Need To Know

Before you choose a breast pump, you must read Yvette O'Dowd's article about what you need to know -- based on 15 years experience hiring and selling pumps! Read More



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