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Breastfeeding And Cavities – 5 Facts Worth Knowing

Have you heard that breastfeeding can cause cavities for babies or toddlers? Here are 5 facts you need to know about breastfeeding and cavities. Read More


How Long Should I Wait Before Clamping The Umbilical Cord?

Many expectant parents are aware about cord clamping and the benefits of delaying clamping. But how long should you wait exactly? Find out here. Read More

Sex After Giving Birth – 10 Things You Should Know

Just had a baby, or are you soon to give birth? Before you have sex after giving birth, here are 10 things worth knowing first! Read More


Eating And Drinking During Labour – Good or Bad?

Some women are told by their care providers that eating and drinking during labour is not allowed. Is there any evidence to back this claim? Find out here. Read More


Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy – Symptoms, Risks and Management

Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy - what are the symptoms, risks and management? Find out everything you need to know about what to expect. Read More

When Can You See Baby’s Heartbeat On Ultrasound?

Many newly pregnant women want to know when you can see a baby's heartbeat on ultrasound. Find out, along with answers to common questions. Read More


37 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 37 week old baby is going through a major developmental leap, one which many families find is one of the most demanding. Find out more, here. Read More

Bishop’s Score During Pregnancy – What Is It and How Is It Used?

Before you go into labour or have an induction, find out what Bishop’s score means and how important it is to the possible outcome of your labour. Read More



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