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4 Reasons Why Mothers Stop Breastfeeding Early

Despite recommendations, many mothers don't breastfeed at all or stop early. Here are 4 reasons why mothers stop breastfeeding early. Read More


Diabetic Pregnant Women Can Express Colostrum Safely, Says Study

Expressing colostrum during pregnancy is recommended for diabetic women, despite previous concerns it might kickstart labour. Read More

8 Things To Do When Your Partner Isn’t Supportive Of Breastfeeding

What if breastfeeding is important to you but your partner is not supportive? Here are 8 things to do if your partner doesn't support breastfeeding. Read More


Recovering From Birth Trauma  – 5 Things That Might Help

Birth is one of the most important times of a woman’s life, but it can lead to trauma. Here are 5 positive steps to help you recover from birth trauma. Read More


Gentle C-Sections Are Better For Mothers And Babies

Can women experience c-section births which are more in line with what is now considered best practice for vaginal birth? Read More

Late Miscarriage – Signs and Treatment

If you've experienced a late miscarriage, you may be desperate for answers. Here are the symptoms, signs and causes of a late miscarriage. Read More


Is Your Care Provider Playing The Dead Baby Card?

The medical profession has debunked the dead baby card as a myth but is it? What can you do if your care provider plays the dead baby card? Read More

How Grains And Refined Foods Killed Kenny – The Bastards!

A tongue-in-cheek article from Doctor Andrew Orr (who is also a nutritionist) about why grains and refined foods really killed Kenny... the bastards! Read More



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