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Too Much Milk? Managing Oversupply of Breastmilk

Too much breastmilk might seem like a good thing but it can be frustrating and stressful. Here are 5 tips to managing an oversupply of breastmilk Read More


5 Things To Know Before Hiring A Doula

The pregnancy to-do list keeps growing - what is a doula anyway? Here are 5 things you should know before hiring a doula. Read More

5 Reasons Why Women Love Giving Birth

It's pretty rare you hear anything positive about birth, whether from your friends or the media. But some women love giving birth - here are 5 reasons why Read More


Reducing Unnecessary Birth Interventions For Low-Risk Women

New guidance for maternity care providers recommends reducing unnecessary birth interventions and promoting normal birth practices. Read More


9 Reasons Why Women Choose To Birth At Home

To home birth or not to home birth - not sure if it is right for you? Here are 9 reasons why women choose to have a home birth. Read More

Does The Epi-No Reduce Vaginal Trauma?

Tearing during birth is a common fear for most women. A device on the market claims to reduce vaginal trauma and prevent tearing. Read More


Are Our Babies Guinea Pigs? Unapproved Drugs And Newborns

An estimated 90% of medications administered to neonates aren’t FDA approved for use in neonates. Are our babies being treated as guinea pigs? Read More

9 Procedures You Might Want To Reject During Pregnancy

A 'one size fits all' prenatal care system doesn't mean you have to agree to all procedures offered. Here are 9 procedures you can reject during pregnancy Read More


5 Reasons Why Children Don’t Need Fruit Juice

There's a huge variety of drinks available for children and not all options are healthy. Here a 5 reasons why fruit juice isn't the best choice. Read More

4 Digestive Problems That Happen After Pregnancy

After birth, your digestive system can take some time for things to settle down. Here are 4 things that might happen and how to cope. Read More



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