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Gassy Baby? Symptoms And Remedies For Relief

Do you have a gassy baby? Worried it was something you ate? Find out the symptoms of gassiness and learn some simple but effective remedies for relief. Read More


Breastfeeding May Protect Against Meningitis – Study

Researchers have made an exciting discovery about breastfeeding: a particular sugar in breastmilk may play a key role in protecting babies from meningitis. Read More

Twilight Sleep – The Brutal Way Some Women Gave Birth In The 1900s

Giving birth in the early to mid 1900s could be brutal. Twilight sleep became popular, despite being particularly violent. Find out what women went through. Read More


Why Are Women Still Dying During Childbirth? Find Out What A Study Discovered

In an era that is more high tech than ever, how can it be that more women are dying in childbirth - and only in the United States? Find out what's going on. Read More


Fussing At The Breast – Why Babies Fuss, Cry Or Pull Off The Breast

Is your baby fussing at the breast? Crying or pulling off during breastfeeds? This might be the article you really need to read right now! Read More

Baby Led Attachment – The Big Benefits And How To Do It

Curious about baby led attachment and its benefits? Find out how to achieve baby led attachment at birth and afterwards with our easy step by step guide. Read More


Why Only 3-5% of Babies Are Born On Their ‘Due Date’

Did you know that only 3 to 5 percent of babies are born on their 'due date'? Here's an explanation why so many babies manage to evade the magic date. Read More

The Lie That A C-Section Can Save Your Pelvic Floor

Sometimes you come across someone who says they're having a c-section to save or preserve their pelvic floor. Find out why this actually isn't true. Read More


Wonder Week 8: The World of Patterns (Leap 2)

About eight weeks after her due date, your baby will see a whole new world! Find out what to expect during Wonder Week 8, also known as Leap 2. Read More

Group B Strep During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

If you're pregnant, here's a really interesting article containing everything you need to know about Group B Strep during pregnancy. Read More



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