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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


Pregnant Mama Exhausted Hospital Blood Supply After ‘Dying’ Three Times

The cost of surgical birth: a pregnant mama exhausted hospital blood supply and ‘died' three times during her last c-section. Read More

Intermittent Or Electronic Monitoring – What’s Best For Hospital Admission?

On admission to hospital, which is better – intermittent or electronic monitoring? Find the answers and the latest evidence here. Read More




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