Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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10 Easy Ways To Involve Your Partner In The Pregnancy

Is your partner feeling left out because all the attention's on you and your bump? Here are 10 easy ways to involve your partner in the pregnancy. Read More

Exhausted? Get Excited – Researchers Have Found A New Way To Get More Energy

Kids always seem to have so much energy. Parents, not so much. So what if I told you science has discovered a new and easy way to get more energy? Read More

10 Ways You Know You’re In Your Third Trimester

There's nothing quite like the way time slows down in the last trimester of pregnancy. Here are 10 ways you know you're in your third trimester. Read More

10 Ways You Know You’re In Your Second Trimester

The middle of your pregnancy is meant to be the best part – no more fatigue and nausea. Here are 10 ways you know you're in your second trimester. Read More

Having This Many Kids Is The Most Stressful, Survey Says

Children certainly bring joy, but it seems ‘the more the merrier' isn’t always true for some parents. Find out how many kids is the most stressful. Read More

Too Tired To Be A Good Mama? 7 Good Sleep Habits To Improve Your Parenting

Feeling just too tired to be a good mama today? How much of your tiredness is really about your wakeful child? Could your sleep habits be the problem? Read More

10 Ways You Know You’re In Your First Trimester

In early pregnancy, there's not much to see, but the pregnancy has already taken over your body. Here are 10 ways you know you're in your first trimester Read More

Woman Gives Birth On Street While Shopping

It’s often said you can’t predict the time of birth. One woman recently found this out. Her baby’s dramatic arrival was caught on video, and has gone viral Read More

Mayim Bialik Gets Real About Smacking

Ever wondered whether smacking is a useful discipline tool? TV actor Mayim Bialik shares her thoughts on smacking and why it seems to ‘work'. Read More

The Gruesome Origin Of C-Section Birth

Today, c-section surgery is one of the most common procedures performed in the world. Ever wondered how it originated, and why? Read More

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