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10 Bloggers Share Their Ultimate Pregnancy Survival Tips

We asked 10 awesome bloggers to share their best pregnancy survival tips. Find out what they shared and let us know which your favourite tip was! Read More


How Sleeping With Your Baby Boosts Breastfeeding

Research has found that mothers who share a bed with their baby are more likely to breastfeed for longer - and it provides many other benefits too. Read More

Smug New Mama’s Rant Goes Viral For All The Wrong Reasons

Yikes! Usually those viral parenting posts are warm, funny and relatable. But one mama's rant went viral for all the wrong reasons. Find out what she said. Read More


Epsom Salt Bath During Pregnancy – 4 Great Benefits

Soaking in an epsom salt bath during pregnancy is not only safe but offers a mama-to-be lots of great health benefits. Find out what they are, here. Read More


21 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 21 week old baby is still in leap 4, so things may still be unsettled. Find out more about what to expect from your 21 week old baby.  Read More

If Soda/Soft Drink Commercials Were Honest [Video]

Soft drink (soda) commercials are all about fun, friends and good times. But what if they were really honest about their products? A must watch video. Read More


Why All Inductions Are Not The Same – 5 Induction Methods

Find out the different ways pregnant women are medically induced, including the pros and cons of each method and in what situations they are used. Read More

Inspiring 6 Year Old Responds To Aggressive Breastfeeding Critic

There's one in every crowd - that person who feels they have to voice their opinions aggressively. Find out how a six year old totally owned an aggressor. Read More


Nasal Spray Relieves Labour Pain, Study Finds

A study has shown a nasal spray may be a viable option for pain relief during labour. Could it be a magical solution or is it too good to be true? Read More

9 Tips For Optimal Vaginal Health – A Must Read For All Women And Girls

Have a vagina? This article is a must read. Many women are self conscious about their vagina - these 9 tips will explain how to achieve optimal health. Read More



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