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New York State Turns To Doulas To Help Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates

In NY State, black women are much more likely to die during childbirth than white women. A new program turns to doulas to help reduce maternal mortality. Read More


Inflammation During Pregnancy – How Does It Affect Fetal Brain Development?

New research is adding to the growing body of evidence showing a link between maternal inflammation during pregnancy with brain development disorders. Read More

10 Day Old Baby Makes History In The US Senate

One tiny baby, one giant step for working parents. Working parents struggle with demands of new parenthood and work. A new law is set to change that. Read More


Sex After Birth – Will It Feel The Same Again?

The big question on every woman's mind: what is sex like after pregnancy and birth and will it feel the same as it did before? Read More


NICU Mothers Struggle With Mental Health – What Needs To Change?

A new baby is challenging enough without adding in a stay in the NICU. NICU mothers often struggle with mental health and something needs to change. Read More

Family Shares Photographs Of Stillbirth To Help Other Grieving Parents

Stillbirth is not often talked about; it is something kept quiet and personal. One family has shared the intimate moments when they met their stillborn son. Read More


Finger Prick Test Can Tell Baby’s Sex In First Trimester

A new test provides information about your baby’s gender earlier than ever before, but there are several ethical concerns about this new technology. Read More

Perineal Warm Packs – What All Women Need To Know

Most women fear tearing during birth. Find out how a simple and accessible support measure can reduce tearing and provide comfort during labour. Read More


8 Signs Your Baby’s Position Is Affecting Labour

Many factors can influence labour. How your baby is positioned is one of them. Here are 8 signs your baby’s position is affecting labour. Read More

Back Labour – What It Is And How To Manage It

Are you wondering what back labour is and what it feels like? Here's what you should know about back labour and how to make it easier to deal with. Read More




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