Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Kids Who Drink Skim Milk Are More Likely To Be Overweight, Study Finds

As parents, we want to do what’s healthiest for our children. Find out how this popular food might be contributing to the obesity crisis in children. Read More


Can You Breastfeed After Nipple Piercing? 3 Things To Know

If you’ve had your nipple pierced, or thinking of having it done, you may wonder if it will affect your ability to breastfeed. Here are 3 things to know. Read More

Why Does Breastmilk Separate?

Breastmilk stored in the fridge can look different to freshly expressed breastmilk. Find out why your stored breastmilk separates and if it is ok to use. Read More


I Surveyed More Than 200 Parents Who Don’t Vaccinate – See The Results

The media often report on "anti-vaxxers". But are they accurate? What do non-vaccinators really think about Dr Wakefield or MMR? Find out here. Read More


Dads Have The Power To Combat The Effects Of Postpartum Depression, Study Finds

When a new mother experiences depression, the entire family is affected. Find out how dads have the power to combat the effects of postnatal depression Read More

#IPumpedHere: Working Mama Share Photos Of Where They Pump At Work

For many working mothers, pumping is a part of their everyday working life. A grassroots campaign is encouraging women to share where they pump at work Read More


15 Thoughts All Parents Have During The Summer Holidays

The summer holidays are full of emotional highs and lows and can add a little extra stress to family life. Here are 15 thoughts parents have on the holidays Read More

What Are The Long-Term Risks Of C-Sections?

C-section rates are increasing every year and new research has shown there are serious long-term risks for women undergoing surgical birth. Read More


Catnapping Could Be The Answer To Better Baby Sleep

A new approach to infant sleep turns mainstream advice on its head and shows there is a better way for parents to help their babies find and maintain sleep. Read More

Leftover Formula – Is It Safe To Drink After Being Left Out?

If you have leftover formula after a feed, you might not want to waste it. Find out if it's safe for your baby to drink it after an hour, or even overnight. Read More




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