Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Tearing During Birth – 9 Ways To Help Prevent Tearing

Most pregnant women fear tearing during birth. Minor tears are common, and major tears feared most. Here are 9 ways you can help avoid tearing at birth. Read More

Rust Never Sleeps… Nor Does Endometriosis

Like rust, endometriosis never sleeps. Cut it out, medicate it, mask it - it's still there. Find out how to tackle endometriosis by it's roots -- for good. Read More

How To Dry Up Breast Milk – 10 Tips And Facts

Want to know how to dry up breast milk, naturally or with meds? Here are 10 myths and tips about drying up breast milk, from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam Read More

This Car Seat Accessory Could Save Babies From Hot Cars

Around 38 too many young children die in hot cars every year, leaving people scrambling for ideas on how to prevent these deaths. Here may be the solution. Read More

6 Causes Of Low Milk Supply

Low breast milk supply is usually due to a breastfeeding management problem. But it's often easily resolved. Here are 6 common causes of low milk supply. Read More

Antibiotics and Breastfeeding – 5 Things You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about antibiotics and breastfeeding, from concerns with milk supply, having a fussy baby, thrush and other side effects. Read More

Vaginal Breech Birth Is Low Risk, Study Shows

If a baby is breech, most women are given one option: c-section. However, a study has confirmed that breech vaginal birth is a safe option. Find out more. Read More

7 Herbal Bath Soak Recipes For New Mothers

A soothing herbal bath soak can be very healing for new mothers. Here are some herbal bath soak recipes with only a few ingredients needed for relaxation! Read More

When Does Breast Milk Come In? 7 Important Facts

Your breasts start making milk in pregnancy, but when does breast milk come in? Find out all you need to know about breast milk coming in right here. Read More

The Hello Kitty Hospital – Would You Give Birth There?

The world's first Hello Kitty hospital has opened in Taiwan. So it beckons the question: would you give birth in a hospital with Hello Kitty decor? Read More

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