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Advice on what you can and can't eat during pregnancy can be confusing. Here’s the low down from Doctor Andrew Orr, who is both a doctor and nutritionist. Read More
New research into doulas at birth has again shown that women who birth with a doula have significant benefits – a whopping 60-80% fewer caesareans. Read More
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