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Are Dream Feeds Helpful? 5 Things To Know

Dream feeds are often suggested for parents who want to encourage their babies to sleep longer at night. But are dream feeds really helpful? Read More


Most Mamas Feel Shamed For Their Parenting Choices, Study Finds

Have you ever been shamed for your parenting choices? A new survey has found you're not alone. How does mama-shaming affect your parenting? Read More

Worried About Breastfeeding? 5 Things You Should Know

Are you a new, or expectant mother, feeling worried about breastfeeding? Here are 5 common concerns and how to deal with them. Read More


Bad News For Parents: Lack Of Sleep Is Harming Your Health

According to a survey, parents miss out on six months’ worth of sleep by their child’s second birthday. Find out how lack of sleep harms your health. Read More


Baby Ayah Born Weighing 1lb Stuns Doctors – See Photos Now!

Baby Ayah was born 17 weeks early. She weighed just 1lb. Doctors told her mother they didn't expect Ayah to make it. But wait until you see her now! Read More

Do Baby Books Cause Post-Natal Depression? Study Says Yes

Baby books are held up as the holy grail of parenting. But some books have a negative impact on parenting confidence and emotional wellbeing.  Read More


Should Sick Children Go To Group Care?

It’s a fact of life: kids attending group care will get sick. The difficult question for parents is when to make the decision to keep sick children at home. Read More

Mum Of Conjoined Twins Born Naturally Urged To Return To Hospital

A woman recently gave birth naturally to conjoined twins. Care providers have appealed for her to return to hospital for urgent medical care. Read More


10 Great Things About Having A Baby Girl

If you’ve just found out you’re expecting a baby girl, or you’re hoping for one, here are 10 humorous things about having a baby girl. Read More

Mama’s Photo Of Post-Pregnancy Belly Goes Viral

It’s rare to see realistic representations of women’s bodies after birth. One mama wanted to show what a real post-pregnancy body looks like. Read More




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