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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

How Long Do Humans’ Close Relatives Breastfeed For?

How long to breastfeed your baby is a personal choice. What's the natural weaning age for humans and how much do we have in common with our close relatives? Read More


Low Blood Sugar After Birth – 5 Important Facts

During pregnancy babies are supplied with their energy needs, but what happens after birth? Here are 5 important facts about low blood sugar in babies Read More

7 Reasons My Baby Is Rubbish At Making Friends

Making new friends isn't always easy, no matter how old you are. Fiona has seven reasons why her baby is rubbish at making new friends Read More



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