Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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What Are The Signs You’re Having A Girl?

There are lots of theories floating around, all claiming to predict your baby’s sex. Here are 8 (completely unscientific) signs you're having a girl. Read More


Shaking During Labour And Birth – What You Need To Know

Whether you have a vaginal birth, an epidural or a c-section, you might experience shaking during labour and birth. Find out why this might happen. Read More

SIDS Rate Has Risen In UK For The First Time In Three Years

The SIDS rate has risen for the first time in three years. Sudden or unexplained deaths in the UK have increased, according to data. Find out why. Read More


Red Cross Blood Service Opens Breast Milk Bank In South Australia

Premature babies born in South Australia will be able to access donated breast milk, after the launch of a new breast milk bank, operated by the Red Cross. Read More


What Are The Signs You’re Having A Boy?

Waiting impatiently to find out whether you’re having a boy or a girl? Just for fun, look at this list of pregnancy symptoms and signs you’re having a boy. Read More

Pregnant Mama Exhausted Hospital Blood Supply After ‘Dying’ Three Times

The cost of surgical birth: a pregnant mama exhausted hospital blood supply and ‘died' three times during her last c-section. Read More


Intermittent Or Electronic Monitoring – What’s Best For Hospital Admission?

On admission to hospital, which is better – intermittent or electronic monitoring? Find the answers and the latest evidence here. Read More

A Good Birth Is More Than The Baby Being Born Alive, World Health Organization Says

We tend to think of a good birth as one where both mother and baby are alive at the end. But what happens in labour and during birth is important too. Read More


New Zealand’s Minister For Women Cycled To Hospital To Give Birth

Committed environmentalist and politician Julie Genter didn’t let being 42 weeks pregnant stop her doing anything. She cycled to hospital to give birth. Read More

Western Australia Hits Record High C-Section Rates

Recently released data has shown a shocking rise in c-section birth in Western Australia. Find out what is causing higher rates, and what can be done. Read More




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