Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Hoping To Avoid A C-Section? Research Says To Do This

As countries scramble to find ways to reduce high c-section rates over the globe, researchers made an interesting finding. Find out what it is, here. Read More


Dad’s Mood Plays A Key Role In Child Development

Researchers have found a link between a father’s parental stress levels and his children’s development, regardless of the mother's mood. Find out more. Read More

Wonder Week 12: The World of Smooth Transitions (Leap 3)

Around 12 weeks after your baby's due date, your baby will experience Wonder Week 12: The World of Smooth Transitions (Leap 3). Find out what that means. Read More


Could Bread And Pasta Be Making You Depressed? Study Finds Link In Women

Could eating bread and pasta be making you depressed? A study has found a link between refined carbohydrates and depression, fatigue, and other mood issues. Read More


Is Breastfeeding Hard? Things That Make Breastfeeding More Difficult

Is breastfeeding hard? If you haven't breastfed a baby before, you might be thinking this very question. Find out what makes breastfeeding hard. Read More

The Reason Why You No Longer Need To Fear A Big Head

Are you worried about giving birth to a baby with a big head? Fear not, dear ones, for here is a reason to celebrate having a baby with a big head. Read More


Episiotomy Recovery and Healing – 5 Important Things To Know

Everything you should know about episiotomy recovery and healing, including the episiotomy scar, stitches, complications and care. Read More

Over 35 And Having A Baby – What You Should Know

A woman giving birth over the age of 35 is classed as high risk, regardless of her actual health status or that of her baby. Find out what you need to know. Read More


Antibacterials Must Be Removed From Consumer Soaps, Says FDA

It’s back to school time in many areas, and the cold and flu season is approaching, so better stock up on antibacterial soap, right? Well, the FDA says no. Read More

Episiotomy vs Tearing – Which One Is Better?

If you're weighing up your options of an episiotomy vs tearing, here are the pros and cons of each, including the risks and benefits. Read More




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