Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Doctors Told To Stop Delivering Caesarean Babies Before Full Term

As a recently released report on planned c-sections shows, many doctors are delivering Caesarean babies before full term, without medical necessity. Read More


7 Tips To Avoid Being An Exhausted Hot Mess At Christmas Time

Guilty of trying to be Wonder Woman or Superman? Avoid being an exhausted hot mess at Christmas with these 7 tips from global stressologist, Deborah Cooper. Read More

Postnatal Depression Linked To Daylight Exposure, Study Finds

Postnatal depression affects up to 20% of women in many countries. Timing of your pregnancy can affect your risk of experiencing PND. Read More


Contractions – Everything You Need To Know

If you’re pregnant you’re likely to be thinking quite a bit about contractions. Here's everything you need to know about contractions. Read More


Bottle Propping Warning After Baby Chokes To Death

Bottle propping seems a harmless way to make life easier when you're a tired parent. But one mother's experience shows it's not worth the convenience. Read More

What Is A Cervical Lip? How Can It Hijack Your Birth?

Have you heard of a cervical lip? Here's what you need to know about a cervical lip and what it could mean for your birth. Read More


Male Breastfeeding Kit Allows Dads To Feed Their Babies

For dads, breastfeeding is one area of baby care they’re not equipped to handle. But a proposed male breastfeeding kit could change that. Read More

Faint Line On A Pregnancy Test – What Does It Mean?

Got a faint line on a pregnancy test and not sure what it means? Find out whether a faint line on a pregnancy test is a positive or negative result. Read More


New Study: What’s Really Behind Your Child’s Behaviour?

Retained neonatal reflexes could be responsible for your child's behaviour or attention problems. Find out what an expert says about retained reflexes. Read More

Where Babies Are Born Influences Gut Health, Study Finds

When making decisions about your birthplace, don't forget to consider the impact birth environment has on your baby's future gut health. Read More




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