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Premature Survival Rates By Week

Few things are scarier than facing a premature birth. Find out premature survival rates by week, so you can be informed about what to expect. Read More


Breastsleeping – 5 Fabulous Benefits For Mother And Baby

Breastsleeping involves a breastfeeding mother sharing a sleep surface with her baby (without any hazardous factors). Read about the fabulous benefits! Read More

Taking Breastmilk On A Plane – Rules In Australia, The US And The UK

If you're travelling with a baby and want to pack expressed breastmilk, it's best to do your research to avoid your precious milk being confiscated. Read More


Private Practice, Hospital Clinic, Birth Center Or Home? Choosing Where To Give Birth In The US

Working out where you'd like to give birth in the US? Find out the differences between private practice, hospital clinic, birth center and home. Read More


Local Business Steps In To Help Dad Fired For Attending Son’s Birth

Lamar Austin was part way through a 90-day trial period, when his wife went into labour on New Year’s Eve. He was then fired for going to the birth. Read More

What Does The Research Say About Tongue Ties?

Tongue ties are a hot topic. There is much controversy on the topic of ‘ties’, even amongst health professionals. So what does the research say? Read More


Doing More Housework: Will It Get You More Sexy Time?

Housework is hardly sexy. But according to a study, it just may result in more sexy time in your relationship. See what 'she says' versus 'he says'. Read More

Pressure To Breastfeed – Where Does It Come From?

The pressure to breastfeed is a popular topic of discussion amongst new mothers and in the media. So, where does it really come from? Find out, here. Read More


3 Things You Need to Know About NAPLAN

NAPLAN is a feature of Australian education but few parents know much about it. Here are 3 things you need to know about NAPLAN. Read More

10 Things Not To Do When Your Partner Is Giving Birth

Becoming a parent is a big deal, but don't let that thought distract you in the birth room. Here are 10 things not to do when your partner is giving birth. Read More



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