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Why Can’t My Kid Sit Still? Expert Shares The Reason Kids Fidget

We all know the pain of try to get a child to stop fidgeting. New research indicates fidgeting might be a sign of needing more movement, not less. Read More


The 5 Rules Of Being A Good Mother

Is there one right way to be a mother? Probably not. Here are 5 rules of being a good mother, to empower and encourage you to remember you’re a great mama. Read More

The Truth About Birth Plans

Maternity providers tend to view birth plans as a pathway to disappointment. Some even mock them on social media. What is the truth about birth plans? Read More


Speech Delays Linked To Technology Use

A new study has found technology use, particularly handheld screens, could be to blame for speech delays in babies and toddlers. Read More


Motherhood Regret – Do Women Really Regret Having Children?

Having children changes your life in so many ways. Sometimes these changes can lead a woman to regret her choice to become a mother. Read More

Surrogate Mum Unknowingly Gave Away Her Own Baby

A surrogate mama’s ordeal went viral when she revealed her heartbreaking separation from her own son, after a confusing surrogacy situation. Read her story. Read More


Indulgent Grandparents Bad For Grandkids’ Health

Grandparents are famed for spoiling their grandkids. A new study has found indulgent grandparents could have a negative health impact on children. Read More

Is Miscarriage Ever Misdiagnosed?

One in four women will experience a miscarriage, often before they’re even aware of being pregnant. Being told a pregnancy isn’t viable can be the most… Read More


10 Top Tips For Driving Your Labouring Partner To Hospital

You can’t have the baby for her, but you certainly have an important job – getting her safely to hospital. Here are 10 tips to do just that. Read More

10 Best Things About Being Pregnant In The Summer

Are the warmer months really all they’re cracked up to be, if you’re pregnant? Here are 10 of the best things about being pregnant in the summer. Read More




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