Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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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

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

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