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How To Prevent Premature Birth: New Study

How to prevent premature birth is the focus of health experts and parents. A new study might have found a cost effective way to prevent premature birth. Read More


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

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


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


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

Are Cervical Checks During Labour Necessary?

Are cervical checks during labour necessary? Find out whether or not routine cervical checks during labour are a good choice for you. Read More


Cervix Dilation – How Do I Know If My Cervix Is Dilating?

Cervix dilation is a critical part of labour, so your baby can be born. It’s only natural to ask: how do I know if my cervix is dilating? Read More

First-Time Mamas’ Bodies Don’t Know How To Give Birth

If you haven't given birth before, you might feel like your brain doesn't know how to give birth. But do first-time mamas' bodies know what to do? Read More


Increase In Severe Birth Complications in US Hospitals

Most women give birth in hospital. That’s why a recent report showing an increase in severe birth complications in this birth environment is alarming. Read More

Shaking During Labour And Birth – What You Need To Know

Whether you have a vaginal birth, an epidural or a c-section, you might experience shaking during labour and birth. Find out why this might happen. Read More




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