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How Common Is PTSD After Birth?

Post traumatic stress disorder isn't something we associate with birth. PTSD after birth is increasing, however, and affects more people than we think. Read More


Should I Be Induced At 39 Weeks of Pregnancy?

New research has leading health organisations and women questioning whether it’s safer for labour to be electively induced at 39 weeks of pregnancy. Read More

Electronic Fetal Monitoring In Labour Increases Risk Of C-Section

Electronic fetal monitoring in labour is a routine practice in many countries but its use has been linked to increased risk of c-section. Read More


Worried About Tearing During Childbirth? How To Reduce The Risk Of Severe Tears

Among women’s fears about their upcoming births, the top two are fear of pain and fear of tearing during childbirth. But there are ways to reduce the risks. Read More


Viagra Trial To Reduce Fetal Distress In Labour

A drug used for erectile dysfunction is being trialled on labouring women to reduce fetal distress. Wonder drug or unnecessary medical intervention? Read More

5 Ways Your Birth Experience Can Affect Your Parenting

Birth has short and long term effects on both mother and baby. Here are 5 ways in which your birth experience can affect your parenting journey. Read More


What Is The Chance Of A Vaginal Birth After C-Section?

Women who have a c-section want to know their chances of a vaginal birth in the future. Here are 4 main factors that affect the chance of a successful VBAC. Read More

The Time Births Are Most Likely To Happen

Are you pregnant and wondering what time births are most likely to happen? Recent research has some answers about when your baby might be born. Read More


How Long Should I Wait Between C-Section And VBAC?

How long should you wait between c-section and VBAC? It’s up to you, but there are some reasons why waiting might increase your chance of a successful VBAC. Read More

Breastfeeding After C-Section Reduces Pain

It’s a well known fact breastfeeding offers many benefits to both mothers and babies. New research has found it has an extra benefit for c-section mamas. Read More




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