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Overcoming the Fear of a C-Section

It’s normal to be apprehensive about the thought of any surgery and, for many mothers-to-be, the prospect of having a caesarean can be really worrying. Sometimes this is an elected procedure, for va...

Baby Smiles: Are They Real…Or Reflex?

There’s nothing that’ll melt the heart muscle quicker than your baby’s first smile. But science has long disputed the ‘realness’ of those early grins, asserting the cause to be reflex—even...

Does My Baby’s Head Size Indicate IQ?

When your GP measures the circumference of your baby's head, it's not to determine brain power--but to make sure everything--including the head--is growing according to schedule. But is there a lin...

Is it Healthy for Babies to Sleep Outside?

Letting your baby nap al fresco is the norm in Iceland and Scandinavian countries--it even was commonplace in England a few decades ago. But just how beneficial--and safe--is it? (more…)...

One in Five New Mums are Hiding Depression

Postpartum depression and anxiety may not fit into that blissful picture of motherhood you've been dreaming up since conceiving, but it's more real and more prevalent than the romantic, Madonna-and-ch...