Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Bilirubin Levels – What’s Normal And What’s Not

Around 60% of full term and 80% of premature babies develop jaundice. Find out about newborn bilirubin levels, including what's normal and what's not. Read More

Toddler Remains In A Coma After Choking On A Grape

In a shocking turn of events, a toddler, two-year old Jacob Jenkins, remains in an induced coma after choking on a grape during a meal at Pizza Hut. Read More

Baby Nurses Constantly – Is It A Problem?

Do you feel worried when your baby nurses constantly? How do you know whether constant nursing is normal or a problem? Find out how to tell the difference. Read More

Risks Of Natural Birth – What You Need To Know

Birth is a normal physiological process which our body is designed to do. It’s part of our natural reproductive life cycle. In most situations, especially when… Read More

What Are The Risks Of C-section For The Mother?

Debating if you should have a c-section or vaginal birth? Or just want to get informed? Here's what you need to know about c-section risks for the mother. Read More

Should You Love Breastfeeding All The Time?

Many women say they love breastfeeding, but it has its fair share of challenges too. Some mothers resent breastfeeding at times. Should they give it up? Read More

This Photo Perfectly Captures The IVF Journey

It's hard to imagine the emotional toll IVF has on couples; however one couple are giving others a visual idea of what it took them to have an IVF baby. Read More

Watch This Awesome Video Of Babies ‘Singing’ In The Womb

A new study has found babies can hear and respond to music by 16 weeks of pregnancy. See this gorgeous video of babies responding to music in the womb! Read More

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