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You’ve just met your baby, and the experience has been amazing. But now what? These tips will help you navigate
Postnatal depletion includes symptoms of deep fatigue, hyper-vigilance and low mood that can affect mothers up to 10 years after
Here are a few reasons why a “vaginal bypass” may be necessary if your baby gets stuck during labour. By
Are you a birth practitioner interested in pursuing an international certification for childbirth classes, or birth doula? Great news for
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Will labour be more painful the second-time around? Or will you need an episiotomy? We asked the experts to debunk
Sister Burgie Ireland offers some expert advice on how to care for yourself after the birth of your baby.
Here’s why your hair might be looking a little thinner since your baby’s birth. By Lisa Witepski
Mommy makeover surgery sculpts the body back to its pre-pregnancy form and gives women a rejuvenated sense of confidence.
In the movies, a pregnant woman’s waters break and gush down in the middle of a public place. But in
Here’s what you need to know if you’re looking for a gentle, non-invasive birth at home or in water. By
If you’re preparing for a natural birth, there’s no way to know the exact day and time your little one
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Spare your friends and family from certain details about childbirth – some things that happen in the delivery room should
Still an emerging science, but with immense possibilities, stem-cell research is shrouded in many myths and misconceptions.
Can you fall pregnant again before your period returns? What will your period be like after pregnancy? We answer your
Knowing what to expect during labour makes for a less stressful delivery, so we’re spilling the beans on some common
Knowing what to expect before you arrive at hospital can prepare you for a positive birthing experience. By Licia Selepe
Here's what you should know about birth and your body shape. By Kim Bell
There are many reasons why a birth may have to be induced. Here’s what to expect. By Julia Boltt
Experiencing a difficult delivery can leave you feeling overwhelmed and alone. Here’s what you need to know if you’re feeling
Tummies don’t just snap back into shape after childbirth, unfortunately; but just 10 minutes a day doing these easy, gentle