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7 Reasons You Should Take Maternity Leave From Life

Maternity leave isn't about adding more to your domestic load. Here are 7 must read reasons why you need maternity leave from life. Read More


3 Concerns About New Breastfeeding Device

A new device claims to help mothers know how much breastmilk their babies are getting at each feed. Do these devices help or hinder? Read More

4 Unsafe Places For Your Baby To Sleep

Making sure you and baby get plenty of sleep is important but so is sleep safety. Here are 4 places that aren't safe for your baby to sleep. Read More


What To Say To A Woman In Labour

Will you be supporting a woman in labour as a partner, friend or family member? If so, our list of 12 things to say to a woman in labour is a MUST read. Read More


Should You Lie To Your Kids About Santa?

Santa Claus is a big part of many family traditions around Christmas but is it healthy to lie to our children about a man who doesn't exist? Read More

Is It Safe To Drink Eggnog When Pregnant Or Breastfeeding?

Enjoying traditional foods and drinks during the festive season is part of the fun, but it's important to plan ahead if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Read More


10 Things Your Pregnant Partner Wants For Christmas

'Tis the season to be jolly...but pregnant women can feel like they are missing out on the festive fun. Partners can come to the rescue with these 10 tips. Read More

Safe Co-Sleeping Guidelines For Health Professionals

UNICEF UK encourages health professionals to educate parents when co-sleeping is and isn't safe, to reduce the risk of SIDS and accidental suffocation. Read More



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