Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

We’re passionate about women and men feeling informed, confident and prepared for pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

A safe birth is at the top of every expectant parent’s wish list.

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12 Ways To Avoid Having A C-Section For Your First Birth

Many first time mamas mightn’t be aware there are many ways to avoid having a c-section. Here are 12 ways to avoid a primary c-section. Read More


14 Things New Mamas Need After Birth

Nine months is a long time to get organised and prepare for a new baby, but here are 14 things new mamas need to do for themselves after the birth. Read More

10 Mamas You’ll Find In A Facebook Parenting Group

For many modern mamas, their village is the online parenting group. But not everyone in it is on the same wavelength. Do you know mamas like these? Read More


Airline Offers New Seating Option To Make Long-Haul Flights with Babies and Children Easier

Travelling overseas with little people? One airline is working to make the experience more bearable, by opening up more options for parents with kids. Read More


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




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