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A Midwife’s Inflatable Device Could Save Lives Worldwide

A Scottish midwife has invented a fantastic inflatable device for birthing women, and it's making an impact all over the world. Find out more about the CUB. Read More


Groundbreaking Procedure Saves Mother’s Life During Childbirth

A groundbreaking new procedure saved the life of one very lucky Israeli mother, who experienced a usually fatal amniotic fluid embolism during childbirth. Read More

Could Strangers Be Stealing Your Children’s Photos?

It's a terrifying thought - someone you don't know stealing a picture of your child, only to post or use it elsewhere. So, what can you do to avoid it? Read More


Can A Breastfed Baby Be Overweight? 9 Facts To Know

Some women exclusively breastfeed their babies, yet are told their babies are overweight. Can a breastfed baby be overweight? Here are 9 things to know. Read More


Paid Parental Leave – How Much Is It? [Australia]

Here's everything you need to know about Australia's national Paid Parental Leave Scheme, including what to do if you're denied leave or unfairly dismissed. Read More

4 Babywearing Safety Tips – Keeping Baby Visible and Kissable!

If you love the idea of babywearing, here are some helpful guidelines on babywearing safety. Find out how to correctly wear your baby -- includes images. Read More


Why This Beautiful Photo Celebrating C-Sections Went Viral

A photographer set her sights on helping one mother celebrate the life-saving surgical birth of her baby. See why this beautiful image has gone viral. Read More

Postpartum Haemorrhage – How To Help Prevent It, Naturally

It's becoming fairly commonplace to hear of a woman experiencing postpartum haemorrhage after giving birth. So, what can you do to reduce your chances? Read More


9 Beautiful Celebrity Mothering Moments Captured By Magazines

We're taking you back down memory lane -- a history of beautiful celebrity mothering moments that were featured in magazines. How many do you remember? Read More

Alternatives To The Pill – Other Effective Contraceptive Methods

More women are seeking alternatives to the pill now that we know of the many side effects of the contraceptive pill. Here are some effective alternatives. Read More



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