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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

Mindfulness For Birth – How Mindfulness Preparation Improves The Birth Experience

Most pregnant women want to reduce their fear and have a more positive birth experience. Mindfulness for birth is a simple technique that could offer this. Read More


Instagram Changes Policy To Allow Childbirth Photos

Social media has long been under fire for banning birth photos. A change of policy to allow childbirth photos is a victory for the positive birth movement. Read More

Inducing Labour Before C-Section To Help Breastfeeding

A Swiss research project is looking at how inducing labour before c-section might help mothers initiate breastfeeding. Read More




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