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Sore Nipples – 12 Tips To Soothe Sore Nipples

Sore nipples are a common complaint for many new breastfeeding mothers. Here are 12 tips to soothe sore nipples and make breastfeeding enjoyable again. Read More


When Breastfeeding Hurts – 10 Causes Of Painful Breastfeeding

When breastfeeding is going well, it can be very rewarding but when it hurts, it can be very stressful. Here are 10 causes of painful breastfeeding. Read More

First-Time Mamas’ Bodies Don’t Know How To Give Birth

If you haven't given birth before, you might feel like your brain doesn't know how to give birth. But do first-time mamas' bodies know what to do? Read More


Why Your Baby’s Second Night Is So Hard

Why is your baby's second night after birth so hard? What happened to the sweet and settled newborn who was laid upon your chest just yesterday? Read More


Irritable Uterus – What Is An Irritable Uterus During Pregnancy?

Irritable uterus during pregnancy is one of those mysterious pregnancy ‘unknowns'. Find out the symptoms of irritable uterus and how it is diagnosed. Read More

Increase In Severe Birth Complications in US Hospitals

Most women give birth in hospital. That’s why a recent report showing an increase in severe birth complications in this birth environment is alarming. Read More


What Are The Signs You’re Having A Girl?

There are lots of theories floating around, all claiming to predict your baby’s sex. Here are 8 (completely unscientific) signs you're having a girl. Read More

Shaking During Labour And Birth – What You Need To Know

Whether you have a vaginal birth, an epidural or a c-section, you might experience shaking during labour and birth. Find out why this might happen. Read More


SIDS Rate Has Risen In UK For The First Time In Three Years

The SIDS rate has risen for the first time in three years. Sudden or unexplained deaths in the UK have increased, according to data. Find out why. Read More

Red Cross Blood Service Opens Breast Milk Bank In South Australia

Premature babies born in South Australia will be able to access donated breast milk, after the launch of a new breast milk bank, operated by the Red Cross. Read More




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