Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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No Partner But Want A Baby? There’s An App For That

Want to have a baby, but you don’t happen to have someone in your life to start a family with? Never fear, technology has the answer. Read More

BMI During Pregnancy – Is It An Accurate Measurement Of Health?

You’ve probably been told your BMI can influence your chance of complications during pregnancy and birth. But is it an accurate measurement of your health? Read More

10 Ways My Daughter Has Woken Me Up

Children seem to know exactly when we’re in our deepest sleep. That’s when they want to party. Here are 10 ways Fiona's daughter has woken her up. Read More

10 Thoughts Parents Have When Their Kid Won’t Go To Sleep

You know those bedtimes, the ones that never seem to end? Well, here are 10 thoughts all parents have when their kid won’t go to sleep. Read More

The 10 Stages Of A Child-Free Night At Home

Being a parent is amazing but every so often you need a night off. Fiona takes us through the 10 stages of a child-free night at home. Read More

4 Huge Benefits Of Toy Minimalism – See My Before and After Photos!

There's a common misconception that minimalism equals white nothingness. Find out 4 things Nicole gained from adopting toy minimalism in her home. Read More

How Many Hours of Sleep Does a Baby Need?

New parents spend a great deal of time focusing on their baby’s sleep, particularly on the number of hours they need to sleep. How many hours do they need? Read More

What’s The Earliest A Baby Can Be Born And Survive?

Important information about the earliest a baby can be born and survive, for parents who face a high risk pregnancy, or who have experienced pregnancy loss. Read More

10 Things To Do While Waiting For Labour To Start

The last weeks of pregnancy are a tough time, no matter how many times you’ve been there. Here are 10 things to do while waiting for labour to start. Read More

When Am I Overdue? What Pregnant Women Need To Know About Being Overdue

What is the difference between being past your estimated due date and being post term pregnant? Find out when you are actually overdue. Read More

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