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Single Artery Umbilical Cord – What Does It Mean?

Been told your baby has a single artery umbilical cord? You might feel a little worried. Find out what it means to have a single artery umbillical cord. Read More


What Does It Mean To Be Effaced During Pregnancy?

What does it mean to be effaced during pregnancy? Find out everything you need to know about effacement and giving birth. Read More

27 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 27 week old baby is likely to be very active now! He tries out his mobility skills, even overnight, which can make for some sleepless nights. Read More


26 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 26 week old baby is halfway through the 52 weeks of the first year of life! Find out what to expect with sleep, food and everything else. Read More


Measles: If Your Child Has It, Try THIS For A Better Recovery

Unfortunately, sometimes kids get sick. If your child contracts measles, a review of clinical trials found 2 doses of THIS reduced mortality by over 60%. Read More

US Mamas Forced To Crowdfund Maternity Pay

The United States offers a dismal maternity leave scheme for new mothers - some of which have been forced to crowdfund in order to be with their babies. Read More


Unnecessary C-Section – How Can I Tell If I’ve Had One?

Some new mothers genuinely want to know if they had an unnecessary c-section. Here's some great information if you want to know too. Read More

Is A Hysterectomy Necessary To Fix Endometriosis?

Many women are advised to have a hysterectomy in order to fix their endometriosis once and for all. But, will it really fix the problem? Read More


How To Protect Your Eggs, Sperm And Fertility During Easter

It's Easter! Many people celebrate, drink, eat and pop the top button of their pants! It's also a time to protect your fertility - find out how! Read More

10 Things That Might Surprise You About Maternity Leave

If you're going on maternity leave soon, here are 10 things that might surprise you about the realities of maternity leave. Read More




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