Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Tokophobia – Coping With An Intense Fear Of Childbirth

Tokophobia is an intense fear of childbirth. How do you recognise it and cope with the fear?  Here's everything you need to know about tokophobia. Read More


9 Magical Birth Instincts That Will Amaze You

You’ve probably heard about the importance of skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby. An uninterrupted first hour is part of many mothers’ birth plans, but just… Read More

11 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 11 week old baby is growing so quickly! He's getting stronger and starting to get a better idea of night and day. Find out more about your 11 week old! Read More


How To Avoid An Induction or C-Section These Holidays

The Christmas holiday period can be an anxious time for heavily pregnant women. Birth interventions are more common. Find out how to avoid them. Read More


Could This One Trick Calm Your Baby Down?

Hearing your baby cry is never easy. Thankfully, a paediatrician is sharing his seemingly magical trick to calm crying babies in an instant. Check it out! Read More

Antibiotics During Labour – Risks and Benefits

There are a variety of reasons you might need antibiotics during labour. But do you know the risks as well as the benefits? Read More


Your Menstrual Cycle And Breastfeeding – 5 Interesting Facts

Ever noticed your baby is fussier during your menstrual cycle? Find out why, and other interesting facts about breastfeeding and your menstrual cycle. Read More

The Reality Of Christmas With A Baby

In a hilarious video, Mama and vlogger Esther Anderson captures what it's like to have a baby in the house at Christmas time. Get ready to LOL! Read More


Do Doctors Know Best About Home Birth?

Your local doctor is often the first port of call during pregnancy. If you want to know about homebirth, do these doctors know best? Prepare to be shocked. Read More

5 Ways Breastmilk Is Important For A Baby’s Immune System

There are many ways breastmilk is important for a baby's immune system. Find out 5 ways a baby's immune system is supported by breastmilk. Read More




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