Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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10 Things You Can’t Ask Her Straight After The Birth

A brand new mama is making the transition into an entirely new world. Here are 10 things you can’t ask her straight after the birth of her baby. Read More


Birth Education Reduces Interventions And Saves Money

Antenatal classes have a valuable role in preparing women for birth. They can also have positive effects for the healthcare system. Read More

Is It Ok To Post Fake Pregnancy Announcements On April Fool’s Day?

April Fool’s Day is almost here, but fake pregnancy announcements have the potential to be painful for many couples. It’s no joke. Read More


Homebirth Midwife Handles A Life Threatening Emergency Like A Boss

This story shows us just how skilled homebirth midwives are. A NZ midwife handles a life threatening emergency and saves her boyfriend’s life. Read More


Folic Acid During Pregnancy Linked To Allergies

Folic acid has been considered a must for all women of childbearing age. But research now shows folic acid during pregnancy might not be the wisest choice. Read More

The Real Reason Why Kids Save Their Worst Behaviour For Parents

Your children are angels for others, but when they see you everything goes pear-shaped? Ever wondered why kids save their worst behaviour for parents? Read More


Formula Milk Companies Target Mothers Who Can’t Afford It – When Breastfeeding Is Life Or Death

Breastfeeding or formula feeding is a personal choice. In developing countries, however, formula milk companies target mothers, influencing their decision. Read More

“I’m Sorry To All The Mothers I Worked With”, Says Company President

Many women find the transition from independent woman to mother a challenge. It changes your priorities and how others see you. Read More


Mothers Who Co-Sleep Longer Might Feel More Depressed And Judged

Mothers who co-sleep with their babies longer might end up feeling depressed or judged. Is this due to co-sleeping, or is it a more complex issue? Read More

5 Attitudes To Pain In Labour – And How They Predict The Outcome Of Birth

Curious to know how your birth will be? Rhea Dempsey has formulated a chart about attitudes to pain that many doctors and midwives agree is highly accurate. Read More




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