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Too Big Or Small For Gestational Dates?

Been told your baby is small or too big for gestational dates? It can be confusing and upsetting but most of the time, there's no reason to worry. Read More


How Accurate Is Ultrasound For Weight?

Most pregnant women wonder at some stage is an ultrasound can tell them how big their baby will be at full term. Here's the answer. Read More

Premature Babies – What To Expect Week By Week

The excitement of a new baby can quickly change to stress and worry when you’re facing a premature birth. Here's what to expect weekly with a preemie Read More


Hypoplasia and Breastfeeding – Insufficient Glandular Breast Tissue

Hypoplasia (also known as insufficient glandular tissue), is one of those issues where breastfeeding can be challenging due to actual medical reasons. However its not all bad news! Find out about hypoplasia, the symptoms and what it means for you and your baby. Read More


6 Things To Ask Your Care Provider During Labour

Do you have to do as you're told during labour? It's ok to ask questions too. Here are 6 things to ask your care provider during labour. Read More

8 Ways To Help A Family In Crisis

Offering help to someone going through a crisis takes more than saying 'let me know what you need'. Here are 8 ways to actually help a family in crisis. Read More


Is The Smart Diaphragm So Smart?

A team of obstetricians and bioengineers from the US has designed a device intended to detect early signs of preterm labour. It’s called the Smart Diaphragm,… Read More

Acupuncture For Pain Relief During Labour

Does acupuncture seem counterproductive as a pain relief technique for labour? Find out how this ancient treatment is gaining popularity in the birth room. Read More



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