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42 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 42 week old baby is 9.5 months, and another Wonder Week is near. Separation anxiety may still be an issue. Find out more about your 42 week old baby. Read More


Fetal Monitoring – What Expectant Parents Need To Know

During labour, one or more forms of fetal monitoring will be used to check on your baby. It might surprise you that some forms aren't backed by evidence. Read More

One Third Of Mothers Struggle To Bond With Their New Babies

A sobering report from the National Childbirth Trust found a massive one third of mothers struggle to bond with their baby. What is going wrong? Read More


Eating Avocados During Pregnancy – Study Finds Huge Benefits

Maternal diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding can have a huge impact on the health of mother and baby. Here's why avocados during pregnancy are so good! Read More


Could You Be Your Own Birth Photographer? This Mum Thought So!

Some women aren't keen on having a birth photographer, and some don't have the budget for it. Here's a solution: you could be your own birth photographer! Read More

Essential Breastfeeding Guide For Pregnant Women – 10 Best Tips

If you're pregnant, you've probably have heard various worrying comments about breastfeeding. Here are our 10 best tips to support you along your journey. Read More


Pelvic Exams – U.S. Panel Finds No Proven Benefits For Healthy Women

A team in the U.S. says there's not only a lack of evidence for routine pelvic exams for healthy women, but the exams have little benefit and create risk. Read More

The Octopus Watch – A Watch That Could End Parental Nagging

Do you spend most of the day nagging your kids to brush their teeth, get dressed or tidy their rooms? You might need an Octopus watch. Read More


Friedman’s Curve – How It’s Used During Labour

When you're in labour, a few measures and checks are used to estimate the progress of labour. So what is Friedman’s Curve and how accurate is it? Find out! Read More

41 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 41 week old baby is about to hit another Wonder Week! The crying, clingy and cranky behaviour may be escalating. Find out more about your 41 week old. Read More




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