Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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10 Silly Reasons To Have A Homebirth

We all know the main reasons why women choose to give birth at home. Like to hear a more humourous side? Here are 10 silly reasons to give birth at home. Read More

10 Thoughts All Parents Have On Long Car Journeys

Any parent who has had a long car journey with the kids will be able to relate to this! Here are 10 thoughts parents have on long car journeys. Read More

Choosing Baby Formula – 5 Facts to Help You Decide

Need to choose a baby formula but no idea where to start? Confused at the range? Here's an easy to understand breakdown of different formulas on the market. Read More

5 Ways To Reduce Your Chances of An Induction of Labour

In some countries, labour induction rates are around 30-50% -- much higher than they need be. Here are 5 ways to reduce your chances of induction of labour. Read More

Boy or Girl? 16 Old Wives Tales And Gender Predictions

Wondering if you’re having a boy or girl? Here are 20 old wives tales that have been used to predict the gender of an unborn baby. Have you tried them? Read More

Flying With An Infant – 11 Tips For Flying With Your Baby

Soon to be flying with an infant? You're probably a little nervous about the flight, wondering how best to help your baby settle. Here are 11 great tips. Read More

Epic Breastfeeding Fail Or An Easy Mistake?

An epic breastfeeding fail or an easy mistake? UK mum, Gemma Colley, thinks this is an epic fail of fails. What do you think of this spray tan gone wrong?! Read More

Vaginal Birth After Multiple C-Sections – Is It Safe?

If you've had multiple c-sections, you may be curious if it's still possible to have a vaginal birth. Find out what the research says and your options here. Read More

Saggy Boobs – Is Breastfeeding The Cause?

Worried about saggy boobs after breastfeeding? Does breastfeeding actually cause saggy boobs? Find out what the research says and how you can minimise it. Read More

6 Unreliable Signs That Your Baby Is Ready For Solids

There are many myths about baby solids and developmental readiness. Here are 6 unreliable signs that your baby is ready for solids. How many have you heard? Read More

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