Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Breastfeeding Aversion – Could You Be Suffering from D-MER?

Some women experience negative emotions associated with their letdown reflex. If you experience breastfeeding aversion, this is well worth a read. Read More


Why You Should Never Cover Your Child’s Pram With A Blanket

Even on a warm day of just 22 degrees, draping a blanket over a pram could cause the space inside to overheat to 34 degrees, in just one hour. Read More

Study Finds Link Between Breastfeeding Cessation And Depression

A recent study found that at 3 months, 49% of women with depressive symptoms were still breastfeeding, compared to and 61% without depressive symptoms. Read More


How Hard Is It Being A Wife And A Mother? Jada Pinkett-Smith Totally Nails It

Jada Pinkett-Smith totally nails what it means to be a mother and a wife. This 6 minute video is a must watch for every single mother and mother-to-be. Read More


51 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 51 week old baby will be a whole year old next week! Can you remember what it was like this time last year? Find out more about week 51. Read More

50 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Wow! In just two short weeks, your 50 week old baby will be one year old! It can be a proud and emotional time. Here's what to expect this week. Read More


49 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 49 week old baby will likely be saying short and sharp words like “up” and “no”, greetings like “hi” and “bye”. Find out what else to expect! Read More

Are Our Kids Too Clean? 6 Facts About Kids And Dirt

We're keeping our children too clean and increasing their risk of illness, new research says. Time to get muddy! Here's what you need to know about dirt. Read More


The Third Stage Of Labour – Everything You Need To Know

The final moments of labour are incredible! But your body isn't done with the birth of your baby. Find out about the very important third stage of labour. Read More

48 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 48 week old baby is now 11 months old! The countdown is on until her first birthday. She might be taking her first steps, just in time! Find out more. Read More




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