Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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“Woman” Becomes “Person” In Midwifery Code Of Conduct

A proposed change of wording in Australia’s Nursing and Midwifery Board code of conduct has sparked opposition from thousands of midwives. Read More

10 Things You Should Say To Your Partner After She’s Given Birth

New mamas have to cope with lots of changes when baby arrives. So, Dads, here are 10 things you should say to your partner after she’s given birth. Read More

Breastfeeding After The First Year – 5 Things You Need To Know

Have you reached your goal to breastfeed for one year? What happens now? Here are 5 things you need to know about breastfeeding after the first year. Read More

Baby Born To Woman After Uterus Transplant

As part of a clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center, a woman was recently the first in the US to give birth after receiving a uterus transplant. Read More

Why You Are Your Baby’s Best Advocate – 6 Things Every Mama Needs To Know

Mama knows best, but society often undermines a mother’s instincts. Here are 6 things you need to know about why you are your baby’s best advocate. Read More

7 Things You Don’t See In That Perfect Instagram Feed

Social media had its upsides, but it can also leave us feeling less than perfect. Here are 7 things you don't see in that perfect Instagram feed. Read More

5 Ways To Make Friends With Other Mamas

If you want to know how to reach out and find your mama tribe, look no further. Here are 5 ways to make friends with other new mamas. Read More

10 Ways You Know Your Sister Will Make The Best Auntie

Sisters have a special and unique bond, and know each other better than anyone else. Here are 10 ways you know your sister will make the best auntie. Read More

Motherhood Shouldn’t Be This Hard – 6 Things We Need To Change

No one said motherhood was easy, but is it harder than it needs to be? Here are 6 things society can change to make motherhood better. Read More

Co-Sleeping? Say Hello To Your New Bed

Co-sleeping is great – until you’re the one hanging on to the edge of the bed every night. Now, your problems are over. Say hello to the family-sized bed. Read More

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