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Emotional Scars After C-Section Birth – 8 Common Challenging Emotions

After a c-section, women may be glad it's all over and happy to hold their baby. But for many new mothers, they are left to deal with challenging emotions. Read More


Giving Birth To A Big Baby – 5 Reasons Why It Doesn’t Mean It Will Hurt More

Many pregnant women are told they're having a big baby, leaving the women terrified about how they're going to cope. Before you panic, you must read this! Read More

10 Things All New Mamas Need To Do ASAP (Yes, Right Now!)

Had a baby recently? Well, mama, we have a list of 10 things you need to do asap. Don't worry, it's not what you think. But you must do these things! Read More


6 Different Ways To Feed Your Baby Expressed Breastmilk (Or Formula)

If a baby isn't fed via the breast, the default option tends to be a bottle. But did you know there are 6 other ways to feed baby, if not from the breast? Read More


Why Do Inductions Fail? When Inductions Of Labour Don’t Work

You may have heard a mother say she went in for an induction and it didn't work. So why do inductions fail? Find out what happens, here. Read More

7 Things That Don’t Count As Me Time – A Guide For Parents

There are many activities that tend to get fobbed off as 'me time'. So here is a definitive guide for parents - 7 things that DO NOT count as 'me time'. Read More


Can You Diet While Breastfeeding? 4 Important Tips

After giving birth, something that might be on your mind is losing a bit of weight. But can you diet while breastfeeding? Here are 4 things to know. Read More

Tandem Feeding – 6 Important Facts About Breastfeeding Siblings

If you are breastfeeding a toddler and pregnant with a subsequent child, you may be thinking about the possibility of continuing to breastfeed your toddler once… Read More


All Tied In Knots About Tongue Tie

Tongue tie is a huge topic of discussion in the breastfeeding world. It's also a topic of huge debate. Why is everyone so tied in knots about tongue tie? Read More

How Your Breasts ‘Eat Themselves’ When You Stop Breastfeeding

Fascinating study! Find out how breasts eat themselves when you stop breastfeeding. The research may help scientists discover why some cells turn cancerous. Read More



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