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Tandem Breastfeeding - Pregnancy

Tandem Breastfeeding - Pregnancy

"You are still blissfully breastfeeding your baby or toddler when you find out you are pregnant again. Perhaps you planned another pregnancy or perhaps it has come as a surprise. Many women in this position find themselves instantly questioning their existing breastfeeding relationship. Can you continue to breastfeed during a new pregnancy? Will doing so adversely impact your unborn baby?" This article by Yvette Barton answers all the frequently asked questions regarding tandme breastfeeding. Find out more...

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Forum Feature - The Second Stage of Labour: Your Experiences

The second stage of labour is often termed the 'pushing stage' of labour, however, this in itself is debated terminology as some sources (such as Marie Mongan of Hypnobirthing fame) are of the view that women only feel an urge to push when influenced to by their caregivers and surroundings. Join in the conversation...

Entertaining Small Children on Long Journeys

Forum Feature - Entertaining Small Children on Long Journeys

Have you ever had a holiday planned or a visit to a relative organised but the journey to get there filled you with worry and dread? Small children and long journeys can be a worrying combination, however, there are things that you can do to make it easier and even enjoyable. Join in the conversation...

3 Weeks Pregnant

3 Weeks Pregnant

"It’s time to sound the drum roll. Your 3 weeks pregnant. This is the week your baby is conceived! If you have been trying to conceive you will have earmarked the magic four days this week which will give you your best chance of success. You have made love on some (or maybe all!) of those days… so when is the magic moment?" This article by Yvette Barton gives in depth information on the third week of pregnancy. Find out more...

The First Time I Met You

The First Time I Met You

"In November 2009 when my oldest daughter was five years old and in her last year of daycare, the children in her class became interested in birth. The teachers, seeing a chance to explore this with them, asked the parents to write about the first time they had met their child. The aim was to make a book the children could share, filled with stories that were all about them. While most of the stories were about birth itself, Finlay’s story was unique." Find out more...