Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Woman Gives Birth To Giant Baby Naturally And Without Pain Medication

A Russian mother has given birth to a giant baby, without pain relief. Can women give birth to big babies without needing medical assistance? Read More


Are Women Getting The Birth They Want?

Women naturally expect the birth of their baby to be an amazing and empowering experience. Recent research shows women aren’t getting the birth they want. Read More

What’s Killing America’s New Mothers? 4 Things You Need To Know

The US ranks low among developed countries for mother and baby outcomes. Here are 4 things you should know about how America’s new mothers are cared for. Read More


Hospital Birth Classes Are Sabotaging Women’s Birth Plans, Say Midwives

You might never suspect it, but hospital birth classes can result in significantly higher levels of interventions, including pain relief use and c-sections. Read More


Don’t Speed Up Labour, WHO Says

The World Health Organisation supports women having more time to labour. Its new guidelines focus on birth as a normal event in a woman’s life. Read More

15 Must-Read Parenting Hacks For The Newborn Days

They won’t cure your sleep deprivation or give you time to wash your hair, but these 15 parenting hacks for the newborn days will make life a little easier. Read More


10 Things Every Mama Thinks When She’s At The Pushing Stage

The second stage of labour takes a lot of focus and energy. Here are 10 crazy things you might think when you’re at the pushing stage. Read More

Doctors Should Support Normal Birth, WHO says

In new guidelines released by the World Health Organization, doctors are urged to trust women, and support normal birth without unnecessary interventions. Read More


10 Things I Miss Since I Became A Mama

No matter how you longed for a baby, and how well-suited to motherhood you are, you’ll miss your old life. Here are 10 things I miss since I became a mama. Read More

Technology Designed To Replace Human Contact And Stop Babies Crying

In today’s society, we understandably look out for anything that makes life easier. But is using technology to replace human contact taking things too far? Read More




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