Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Seeding Baby With Good Bacteria Using Vaginal Swabbing

Seeding baby after c-section -- using a vaginal swab of good bacteria -- is a growing trend of great interest to mothers. Find out more about seeding here. Read More


How To Support Someone After A Miscarriage Or Loss

Wondering how to support someone after a miscarriage or loss? Here are some great ideas from mothers of loss, as well as some ideas on what to say. Read More

C Section Myths – 4 Most Common Myths Exploded

For one of the most common surgical procedures world-wide, there are still plenty of c section myths circulating. Here are 4 big myths exploded. Read More


Breastfeeding After Retained Placenta – 7 Common Questions

If you've had a retained placenta, you may notice it impacts your milk coming in. Here are 7 common questions about breastfeeding after retained placenta. Read More


Comfort Feeding – 5 Reasons Why It’s Great For Mamas And Babies

Have you ever heard of the phrase, “She’s just using you like a dummy/pacifier?” Find out why comfort feeding is actually great for mothers and babies. Read More

8 Most Controversial Parenting Topics

These have to be the most controversial parenting topics out there. Post something about one of these topics and you'll be banging your head against a wall. Read More


Who Cares? Maternity Care Options For Australian Women

If you've just found out that you're pregnant, you'll need to choose someone to provide maternity care for you. Here are the options for Australian women. Read More

Expressing Colostrum During Pregnancy

Some mothers opt for expressing colostrum during pregnancy. Why might they do this? What are the benefits? How about risks? Find out what you need to know. Read More


5 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks – Quick and Delicious!

Need some healthy pregnancy snacks for work, on the go, or just at home? Here are 5 great ideas that are healthy, nutritious and delicious! Yum! Read More

Hand Expressing Your Breastmilk In 4 Easy Steps

Hand expressing can be hard work, however it needn't be! In our 4 easy steps, you'll be hand expressing breastmilk like a pro in no time! Find out how. Read More




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