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This story shows us just how skilled homebirth midwives are. A NZ midwife handles a life threatening emergency and saves her boyfriend’s life. Read More
Folic acid has been considered a must for all women of childbearing age. But research now shows folic acid during pregnancy might not be the wisest choice. Read More
Your children are angels for others, but when they see you everything goes pear-shaped? Ever wondered why kids save their worst behaviour for parents? Read More
Breastfeeding or formula feeding is a personal choice. In developing countries, however, formula milk companies target mothers, influencing their decision. Read More
Many women find the transition from independent woman to mother a challenge. It changes your priorities and how others see you. Read More
Mothers who co-sleep with their babies longer might end up feeling depressed or judged. Is this due to co-sleeping, or is it a more complex issue? Read More
Curious to know how your birth will be? Rhea Dempsey has formulated a chart about attitudes to pain that many doctors and midwives agree is highly accurate. Read More
Toddlers are spirited, fast-moving and hard to control. Breastfeeding toddlers is great for their health, but can be physically awkward, at best. Read More
Most pregnant women want to know how to get through contraction pain. Here’s a secret tip from midwives and doulas – the double hip squeeze. Read More
Do you want your older children at the birth of your new baby? There are reasons for and against the idea. Here are 10 things to think about. Read More