Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Understanding The Wonder Weeks Three Cs – Clinginess, Crankiness and Crying

The Wonder Weeks were made famous by two Dutch paediatricians after years of study. Here's what you need to know about clinginess, crankiness and crying. Read More


10 Thoughts I Had While Walking To Induce Labour

Many heavily pregnant women try walking to get labour going. Read Fiona's hilarious thoughts as she (frustratingly) tried to walk her baby out! Read More

5 Reasons I Want My Daughter At The Birth

People usually have a strong opinion about children being present at birth. Here are 5 reasons why Fiona will have her daughter present during childbirth. Read More


What Is A High Risk Pregnancy And How Can I Best Avoid One?

Wondering what a high risk pregnanacy is or what the best things you can do to help avoid one? Then you need to read this article to find out more! Read More


New Warning For Metformin Users – You May Have A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

If you take the popular insulin-sensitising drug, Metformin, you must read this important new warning linking Metformin use to low vitamin B12. Read More

The Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergy – Aussie Scientists Say They’ve Found It

Peanut allergies have been a hot topic over the last decade, and finally, Australian scientists believe they've found the cure for peanut allergy. Read More


The Cascade Of Intervention – What You Need To Know

If you're pregnant or have given birth, you may have heard about the cascade of intervention. Find out how easily it happens and how you can avoid it. Read More

Infant Reflux Disease Is Being Over Diagnosed Says Study

A small study has found a significant number of babies are being overdiagnosed with GERD, as confirmed by an abnormal MII-pH study. Read More


Mother Awarded $16M For Damages After Staff Held Her Baby In For 6 Minutes

Caroline Malatesta chose to give birth in a particular hospital after seeing advertising promising a gentle experience. What she got was birth trauma. Read More

52 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Happy birthday! Your 52 week old baby is one year old. You made it. Happy birthing day to mum and dad, and happy birthday to your gorgeous little one. Read More




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