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Inducing Labour Before C-Section To Help Breastfeeding

A Swiss research project is looking at how inducing labour before c-section might help mothers initiate breastfeeding. Read More


Sex Too Soon – New Mothers Forced Or Pressured Into Sex After Childbirth

A combination of societal norms and expectations means some women are pressured into sex after childbirth before they are physically or emotionally ready. Read More

Postpartum Care Is Failing Women

The more support a mother has after birth, the better the outcomes for her and her baby. Yet postpartum care is failing to meet women’s needs. Read More


10 Times My Toddler Humiliated Me At Playgroup

Fiona is a seasoned expert when it comes to playgroups, but still finds it stressful. Here’s her list: ’10 times my toddler humiliated me at playgroup'. Read More


Epidural Headaches – Causes And Treatment

Having the worst headache of your life after an epidural seems a high price to pay for pain relief during labour. What causes epidural headaches? Read More

Vaginal Exams And The Right To Say No

Vaginal exams have become a routine part of pregnancy, but are they really necessary? Should women exercise their right to say no? Read More


Spinal Or Epidural Blocks – What’s The Difference?

Heard of spinal and epidural blocks but aren’t sure whether or not they are the same thing? Here are 3 key differences between these pain relief options. Read More

Dads Who Regret Being Present For Their Baby’s Birth

A recent survey showed there are dads who regret being present for their baby’s birth. Should dads be present? How can they be effective support people? Read More


7 Ways To Help A Pregnant Mama During Her Last Weeks Of Pregnancy

Here are 7 ways you can help a pregnant mama during her last weeks of pregnancy, and make the waiting a little bit easier. Read More

The Trauma Of Giving Birth When No One Listens

Elizabeth gave birth 15 months ago, never dreaming it would be a negative experience. The trauma of giving birth left her with post natal depression. Read More




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