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How Long Does An Epidural Last? Understanding Epidurals Part 2

How Long Does An Epidural Last? An epidural is a regional anaesthesia given to women during labour, to block the pain of contractions. Around 50% of women… Read More


Where Does An Epidural Go? Understanding Epidurals Part 1

If you're considering having an epidural during childbirth, you might be wondering, where does an epidural go? Find out the answer, here. Read More

Why Formula Shouldn’t Be Donated During Times Of Crisis

Seems innocent enough that during times of crisis, formula should be donated to help mothers and babies. But there are three big problems. Find out here. Read More


The Importance Of Breastmilk For Premature Babies’ Brains: Study

Breastmilk is very important for premature babies - not only to protect them from infection but also for brain development. Read the latest research, here. Read More


PUPPS Rash During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

A PUPPS rash appears as small bumps during the third trimester, usually around 35 weeks, sometimes earlier. Find out what you need to know about PUPPS. Read More

34 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

So, you have a 34 week old baby - hang on tight! The fussy period leading up to Leap 6 is one of the most challenging Wonder Weeks. Find out more. Read More


Grapefruit Seed Extract For Nipple Thrush – Does It Work?

Mothers are singing the praises of grapefruit seed extract for nipple thrush! So, does it work? Here's the low down from BellyBelly's IBCLC, Renee Kam. Read More

2 Things Your Baby’s First Teeth Are NOT Telling You

Discovering your baby’s first tooth can be an exciting occasion. Some people believe teeth mean it's time to make changes - these are not two of them. Read More



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