Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

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12 Things That Could Shorten Your Labour

A short labour is often seen as the Holy Grail when giving birth. If you fear a long labour, or even if not, here are 12 tips for a more efficient labour. Read More


10 Things That Happen At Every Toddler Birthday Party

Soon to hold or attend a toddler's birthday party? Perfect - here are 10 things that happen at every toddler's birthday party - just so you're prepared. Read More

7 Times You May Feel Like Giving Up Breastfeeding – And How To Get Through Them

Many mothers face breastfeeding challenges. Sometimes you may feel like throwing in the towel. Here are 7 of those times and what you can do to get unstuck. Read More


Chile Bans Kinder Surprise And Happy Meals To Tackle Childhood Obesity

In a controversial move, the Chilean government has banned Kinder Surprise and Happy Meals in an attempt to tackle obesity. Find out more, here. Read More


10 Tips For A Calm Superfast Morning From A Working Single Mum

A lot of people ask working, single mother of two, Miranda, how she manages to get her kids out in the mornings and get to work on time. Here's how. Read More

How Long Is The Umbilical Cord?

How long is the umbilical cord? Can it be too short? Can it be too long? Find out everything you need to know about umbilical cord lengths! Read More


40 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Although a significant pregnancy milestone, 40 weeks is another day at the office for your nine month old. Find out what to expect with a 40 week old baby! Read More

Sex After A C-Section – When To Resume and Tips For Comfort

No matter how you gave birth to your baby, your body needs time to heal and recuperate. Find out about when to resume sex after a c-section. Read More


10 Things To Do With Your Child Before The New Baby Arrives

Pregnant with your second (or more!) child? Here's a list of 10 awesome things to do with your child before your new baby is born. Read More

39 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 39 week old baby has now spent as long outside the womb as in it. Those tight, cosy womb days are far from her new, ever-expanding environment. Read More




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