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What is freebirthing?

Perusing the web for interesting parenting fodder, I stumbled across an article (as one seems to do when perusing) about a woman who had delivered her baby by what is known as ‘freebirth. Intrigued,...

What is a lactogenic diet?

If you’re a breastfeeding mum or you’re planning on breastfeeding your baby, you’ll surely be interested in the ideas behind a ‘lactogenic diet’. What is a lactogenic diet? If you haven’...

What is a babymoon?

What is a babymoon? A ‘babymoon’ is much like a honeymoon (plus a beautiful belly pump) – it’s a holiday taken by parents-to-be (alone) before their baby is born. It’s a time to escape all...

How many nappies does a newborn need?

One of the (many) things mums and dads will be keen to stock up on before their babs is born is nappies. And word has it that newborns go through nappies at a rate of knots. So what’s the truth? H...

What is a lotus birth? And is it for you?

What is a lotus birth? Do you know anyone who’s had a lotus birth? If not, you’ve probably come across it in the news or on mummy blogs because it’s a trend that’s growing as naturalists find ...