Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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10 Things That Happen When You Take A Baby On The School Run

You’re such an old hand at parenting, you’d think having another baby would be easy. Here are 10 things that happen when you take a baby on the school run. Read More


Cuddling Babies Changes Their Genetics For Years, Study Finds

Cuddling babies is obviously the best thing for them, but research has discovered an invisible benefit, with implications for future health and wellbeing. Read More

10 ‘Must Have’ Baby Products That Are A Waste Of Money

Newly pregnant? Chances are you’ve been inundated with a list of ‘essential’ baby items. Here are 10 ‘must-have’ baby products that are a waste of money. Read More


Routine Group B Strep Screening

Depending on where you live, routine screening for GBS during pregnancy might or might not be recommended by maternity care providers. Read More


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




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