Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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Delayed Cord Clamping And Jaundice – What You Need To Know

A common objection when requesting delayed cord clamping is increased risk of jaundice. Does delayed cord clamping increase the risk of jaundice? Read More


Should We Stop Calling Breastfeeding Natural?

Recently, there’s been a flurry of media articles suggesting we should stop calling breastfeeding natural. Should we? Here's the argument for and against. Read More

Do Inductions Increase The Risk Of C-Section?

Do inductions increase the risk of c-section? Many health professionals believe so. But a recent study had surprising results - find out the outcome. Read More


Breastfeeding Challenges – 6 Tips To Help You Through

If you're experiencing breastfeeding challenges, don't give up - there's plenty of help available. Here are 6 tips to help get you through. Read More


An Important Reason Why Food Shouldn’t Be Used As A Treat: Study

New research conducted by three universities has uncovered a compelling reason why we should avoid using food as a treat or reward. Find out more. Read More

7 Loving Things To Do For Yourself When You Have Your Period

It can be extra stressful, exhausting and even painful for some women when they have their period. Here are 7 loving things you can do to nourish yourself. Read More


Cord Blood Banking – Is It Worth It? Pros and Cons

Is umbilical cord blood banking worth it? Here are the pros and cons of storing your baby's cord blood so you can make an informed decision. Read More

Are Some Babies Easier Than Others?

It can feel soul crushing when your baby always seems to be the unsettled one, and all you can see around you are happy, content babies. Is there a reason? Read More


Could Antibiotic Use Reduce Protective Effects Of Breastfeeding?

Researchers looked into the use of antibiotics in breastfed babies, to see if there was an impact on protective factors found in breastmilk. Find out more. Read More

Breastmilk Is Important For Premature Babies’ Hearts: Study

New research has found that breastmilk might be important for the long term heart structure and function of premature babies. Find out more. Read More




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