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Soy Formula: A Healthy Or Unhealthy Alternative For Babies?

Baby sensitive to cows milk? You may consider a soy formula for your baby. But before you switch formulas, here are three things you need to know first. Read More


33 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 33 week old baby is in the midst of a leap! Like a software upgrade, you have to hang in there and wait for the full installation to be ready to roll! Read More

Partner Returning To Work? 5 Tips For A Smooth Transition

Worried about coping when your partner goes back to work? These 5 tips will help you to have a smoother transition when the time comes. Read More


Gestational Diabetes and Induction Of Labour – What You Should Know

If you have gestational diabetes, an induction may be on the cards. Here's what you need to know about gestational diabetes and induction of labour. Read More


Can Fear Prolong Labour?

Most women find the idea of birth a scary prospect and may even lie awake at night worrying about it. But can fear prolong labour? Find out! Read More

How Epidurals Affect Babies: Facts For Parents-To-Be

Between 50 – 80 percent of women in high income countries will have an epidural during labour. Find out about how an epidural can affect a baby. Read More


Pregnant And He Doesn’t Want Sex Or Closeness? This Could Be Why…

Pregnant and he doesnt want to touch you or have sex with you? If your partner seems disinterested now you're pregnant, you need to watch this video! Read More

5 Things Oxytocin Does That Pitocin/Syntocinon Doesn’t

Some people believe a medical induction of labour works the same way in the body as natural labour. It doesn't. Find out 5 major differences, here. Read More


32 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

At 8 months, your 32 week old baby is on the cusp of another big developmental leap, and the coming weeks will be demanding. Hang in there! Read More

Amazing Video Shows Baby Born In Amniotic Sac

A breathtaking video clip of a newborn is taking the internet by storm: see a baby being born in an amniotic sac - truly magic! Read More




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