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10 Reasons Why We Need To Stop Public Shaming Of Kids

Publicly shaming kids has suddenly become popular - and worse yet, parents share are sharing it on the internet. Here are 9 reasons why it's bad for kids. Read More


Cuba Eliminates Mother-Baby HIV And Syphilis Transmission

Cuba has become the first country to eradicate mother-to-baby HIV and syphilis transmission, which has been validated by the World Health Organisation. Read More

Can A Poor Diet Impact The Quality Of Breastmilk?

It's becoming more common to hear that breastfeeding may not be best for babies if the mother doesn't have a good diet. Could this true? Find out here. Read More


Breastfeeding Myths – 10 Most Common Myths Debunked

For many mothers, getting breastfeeding working well can be impacted by myths and inaccurate information. Here are 10 common breastfeeding myths, debunked. Read More


Baby Constipation – Remedies and Causes

Baby poo is a common concern for new parents. Baby constipation can be even more worrying. Here are 5 common causes of constipation and remedies for relief. Read More

Is Sharing Breastfeeding Information Offensive?

Is it offensive to share breastfeeding information? Does it shame formula feeding parents when breastfeeding information is shared? Find out here. Read More


4 Month Monsters! 6 Ways Babies Change + Survival Tips

When a baby reaches four months of age, it can be a hectic for parents! If you have a 4 month old and are wondering what hit you, here's an explanation! Read More

Do Babies Feel Pain Like Adults? Oxford Study Says Yes

Researchers at Oxford University asked the question, do babies feel pain like adults? Now, a study finally proves that babies do feel pain like we do. Read More


Breastfeeding A Premature Baby – 7 Great Tips

Breastfeeding a premature baby? It can certainly add more challenge to breastfeeding. Here are 7 helpful tips to make feeding your baby much less stressful. Read More

When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Work Out – 9 Tips To Help

Sometimes breastfeeding doesn't work out. It may leave you feeling devastated, guilty, depressed or all of those. How do you process it? Here are 9 tips. Read More



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