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Speech Delays Linked To Technology Use

A new study has found technology use, particularly handheld screens, could be to blame for speech delays in babies and toddlers. Read More


Motherhood Regret – Do Women Really Regret Having Children?

Having children changes your life in so many ways. Sometimes these changes can lead a woman to regret her choice to become a mother. Read More

Surrogate Mum Unknowingly Gave Away Her Own Baby

A surrogate mama’s ordeal went viral when she revealed her heartbreaking separation from her own son, after a confusing surrogacy situation. Read her story. Read More


Indulgent Grandparents Bad For Grandkids’ Health

Grandparents are famed for spoiling their grandkids. A new study has found indulgent grandparents could have a negative health impact on children. Read More


Is Miscarriage Ever Misdiagnosed?

One in four women will experience a miscarriage, often before they’re even aware of being pregnant. Being told a pregnancy isn’t viable can be the most… Read More

10 Top Tips For Driving Your Labouring Partner To Hospital

You can’t have the baby for her, but you certainly have an important job – getting her safely to hospital. Here are 10 tips to do just that. Read More


10 Best Things About Being Pregnant In The Summer

Are the warmer months really all they’re cracked up to be, if you’re pregnant? Here are 10 of the best things about being pregnant in the summer. Read More

3 Toxic Parenting Mindsets – And How To Turn Them Around

Parents often get stuck in these three toxic parenting mindsets. Turning them around can be a simple fix for many parenting problems. Read More


Why Are 12 Year Old Girls Having Rough, Often Unwanted, And Unrealistic Sex?

It's disturbing to to hear that some pre-teen children are having sex, let alone rough and sometimes unwanted sex. Why are our kids having sex sooner? Read More

Wooden Toys – 5 Reasons Why They Aren’t Just For ‘Hippies’

Wooden toys tend to be associated with alternative parenting. However, there are many benefits to giving your children wooden toys to play with. Read More




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