Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Uterine Dehiscence – What Is It?

If you'd like a VBAC, you may have heard of uterine rupture. But you've probably not heard of uterine dehiscence. Find out what you need to know. Read More

Watch The Parenting Manifesto That Made Oprah Cry [VIDEO]

Does your home have a parenting manifesto? Doctor Brene Brown read hers to Oprah and made her cry. Grab the tissues, you'll love this video. Read More

7 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 7 week old baby is starting to look less like a newborn every day. She continues to grow rapidly and still may be unsettled. Find out more. Read More

Purple Pushing / Directed Pushing – Why Avoid It?

You've probably thought about labour and contractions. But what about pushing? Here's why you should avoid directed or purple pushing. Read More

Breastfeeding Supplementer – What Is It And How Does It Help?

Some breastfeeding mothers use a breastfeeding supplementer such as an SNS or Lactaid. How do they help and what are they used for? Find out. Read More

10 Things You Need If You Have A Newborn Baby

Don’t worry, this isn’t going to be yet another list of overpriced gadgets and gizmos you ‘need’ to raise a child. Here are 10 real life things you'll need. Read More

Forceps – Risks and Benefits Of A Forceps Assisted Birth

Curious about the use of forceps at birth? Find out everything you need to know about the risks and benefits of forceps assisted births. Read More

6 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 6 week old baby is gaining length, head circumference and lots of brain wiring and development. Breastfeeding issues may be on your mind. Read More

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