Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Rhesus Factor And Pregnancy: A Must Read If You Have Rh- Blood

Rhesus factor during pregnancy is an important consideration if you have a negative blood type (approximately 15% of us). Here’s what you need to know. Read More


Seeing the Dentist in Pregnancy – FAQ’s

Seeing the dentist this pregnancy? Here are some frequently asked questions about dental health and pregnancy. Read More

Parenting With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Bringing up children is not an easy task, and Multiple Sclerosis can add extra challenges. Often parents feel this is a task for which they are unprepared or inadequate. Read More


The Third Stage of Labour – Benefits Of A Natural Third Stage

Labour doesn’t end with the birth of your baby, but the third stage, or, the birth of the placenta. The management of this stage of labour has a great deal more importance than you might think and is definitely something to look into for both you and your baby’s health. Read More


Waxing During Pregnancy – Can You Wax While Pregnant?

Waxing while pregnant couldn’t possibly be as bad as labour, right? As someone who had never waxed, I wondered if I screamed loud enough, they would let me have an epidural? Read More

Pain in Labour: How Your Hormones Are Your Helpers

Researchers such as French surgeon and natural birth pioneer Michel Odent believe that if we can be more respectful of our mammalian roots, and the hormones that we share, we can have more chance of a straightforward birth ourselves. Read More


Pregnancy Nutrition – The Most Important Things You Need To Know

Pregnancy is the most nutritionally demanding period of a woman’s life - so here's everything you need to know about pregnancy nutrition. Read More

Nursing Bras – When Should I Get A Nursing Bra?

A nursing bra (also known as a maternity bra) should be fitted during pregnancy. When should you get a nursing bra? Read on… Read More


Listeria and Pregnancy – What You Need To Know About Listeria

Listeria infection or listeriosis, is an illness which can be contracted by eating food contaminated with bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes. Find out the symptoms to look out for and what you can and can’t eat to protect yourself against listeria bacteria. Read More

Waterbirth – The Benefits of Waterbirth

In a survey, waterbirth mothers were asked: “Would you consider giving birth again in water?” Over 1500 surveys were collected: only one woman that answered no. Read More




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