Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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4 Fascinating Facts About Your Breastmilk

Breastmilk was never really seen until we discovered how to express it as we do today. Here are 4 facts about the look and consistency of your breastmilk. Read More

Is My Baby Hungry? Do I Have Enough Milk?

Many mothers worry: do I have enough milk? Is my baby hungry? Could I be starving him? Here are some interesting and helpful facts from IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

13 Realities Of What It’s Really Like To Parent A Toddler

Just had a baby and are wondering what it's really like to have a toddler around? Here are 13 realities of life with a toddler -- find out what they are! Read More

When You’re The First Of Your Friends To Get Pregnant

It can be tough going when you're the first of your friends to get pregnant. Everything changes and it's easy to lose touch. Here are 10 tips to help. Read More

The Shoe That Grows For 5 Years With A Child’s Feet!

The Shoe That Grows is a fantastic initiative created by a compassionate inventor from Idaho, US. Find out more about the shoe that lasts a child 5 years! Read More

10 Sacrifices New Parents Make For Their Babies

Becoming a parent is such an honour and a privilege. But new parents also have make to many sacrifices along the way. Here are 10 of them! Read More

11 Things More Sexy Than A Dad Bod

So, the dad bod is a thing and apparently it's sexy. But I'm calling a fad on this one. Here are 11 things that are WAY more sexy than a dad bod. Read More

9 Big Reasons Why Parenting Is In Crisis

Parenting is in crisis -- around the world. Yes, it's a pretty powerful thing to say, but there is nothing further from the truth. Here are 9 reasons why. Read More

An Unexpected Surprise At Gender Reveal Party

After a heartbreaking struggle with infertility, a couple finally got pregnant... but they had a surprise in store for guests at their twin gender reveal! Read More

10 Things Babywearing Parents Get Tired Of Hearing

Babywearing is one of the most enjoyable activities as a new parent. But there are 10 things babywearing parents hear all the time. Find out what they are! Read More

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