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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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


Laws Protecting Breastfeeding Inadequate In Many Countries: Report

Leading health organisations have warned laws to protect breastfeeding are inadequate in most countries, exposing infants and young children to risks. Read More

Croup – Causes and Treatment Of Croup In Children

If your child wakes in the night with a barking cough and struggles to breathe, your child may have croup. Find out the causes and treatment for croup. Read More


36 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 36 week old baby has lots going on. Teething, major physical achievements and a leap in brain development - it might be a little crazy! Hang in there! Read More

Obstetric Cholestasis – Everything You Need To Know

If you're pregnant and have mild to severe itching all over the body, this may be a sign of a liver condition called obstetric cholestasis. Find out more. Read More


Does Swaddling Increase The Risk Of SIDS? [Study]

The media has been ablaze with claims that swaddling could increase the risk of SIDS. Find out all the details of the study, plus our thoughts on it, here. Read More

35 Week Old Baby | Your Baby Week By Week

Your 35 week old baby is approaching 9 months of age. You'll start to see more changing and evolving. He'll also be more confident with mobility too. Read More




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