Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

We’re passionate about women and men feeling informed, confident and prepared for pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

A safe birth is at the top of every expectant parent’s wish list.

And a happy, healthy baby is at the top of every parent’s wish list!

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Because we know you’ll want to make the very best decisions for your body, and your baby.

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Our writing team will always share what you really need to know from pregnancy to parenthood, without the fluff.

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5 Ways To Be An Awesome New Dad And Partner

Parenting is mostly learnt on the job. If you want to get a head start, here are 5 effective ways you can be an awesome new dad and partner. Read More


8 Tips For A Positive Induction Birth

Having an induction of labour? You don’t have to give up the idea of a positive birth, or one without pain medication. Here are 8 tips for a positive birth. Read More

Linea Nigra During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about the linea nigra during pregnancy. Find out what causes this dark line on your belly and beliefs about gender predictions. Read More


Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy – 8 Myths Busted

If you're pregnant and a smoker, you may have heard these 8 common myths about quitting smoking during pregnancy. We bust the myths and share the facts. Read More


Restless Leg Syndrome During Pregnancy

Restless leg syndrome occurs in about 26% of pregnant women and is characterised by a crawling, tingling, itchy feeling in their legs, often when resting. Read More

Hand Foot And Mouth Disease – What You Need To Know

Many parents have heard of hand foot and mouth disease but few know what it is. Find out everything you need to know about hand foot and mouth disease. Read More


6 Reasons Why We Love Midwives

Many midwives offer exceptional, well-trained care. There are many reasons we love midwives as primary carers for low risk women - here are 6 of them! Read More

Water Birth Study Finds No Increased Risk To Infants

Water birth is becoming an increasingly popular choice for birthing women. But is it safe? A new study says water birth poses no risk to babies. Read More


How We Could Prevent 20,000 Breast Cancer Deaths Annually: The Lancet

The Lancet recently published some staggering figures about breastfeeding, including its ability to prevent almost 20,000 annual breast cancer deaths. Read More

Doula vs Midwife – What’s The Difference?

Doula vs midwife - do you know the difference? If you're pregnant and weighing up your care options, find out the difference between a doula and midwife. Read More




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