Banned Baby Names

Teresa LawsDr Rod says

You would wonder why the government would need to provide a list of names you can't call your baby but when you see some of the entries below, you understand that some people need a lot of guidance!!!! Christ, God, Seamen, Mister, Sister and Satan (yes that's right - someone needed ... Read More

New App for Baby Poo

Teresa LawsDr Rod says, pregnancy

On the list of things no-one ever tells you about motherhood should be a big heading labelled "bodily functions". Pregnancy, birth and motherhood will ensure you see and think more about bodily excretions than you ever wished to. Not just your own but that new delightful little persons too! And ... Read More

Miracle Sleep Cure

Teresa LawsDr Rod says, pregnancy

Well, it's another Miracle Method for getting your baby to sleep!!! This one looks lovely and considerably easier than some others. But the proof of the pudding is in the eating - so please put it to the test and let us know how you go.  The Mum looks happy ... Read More

Zzzzzzz – Baby Asleep

Teresa LawsDr Rod says

    Sounds like a dream come true? Still at 21 years later a small chord of resentment strikes whenever new Mums talk about their “dream sleepers sleeping 6 hour stretches at 6 weeks!” Anyone who’s suffered through what feels like years of sleepless nights wrestling a baby that refuses ... Read More

Dr Allen has a new toy!!!

Teresa LawsDr Rod says, pregnancy

    And no it’s not the sports car he’s been dreaming about for 4 years; it’s a state of the art new 3D ultrasound machine. The Philips ClearVue 650 ultrasound system is an elegant machine which produces best-in-class image quality. Not only is it an advance diagnostic tool for ... Read More

Bringing home baby….

Teresa LawsDr Rod says, pregnancy

We all focus so intently on conception, pregnancy and birth we often give little thought to the reality of life with a new baby. Probably with good reason!! If you thought about it for too long you would run screaming into the night (alone). But the truth is it can ... Read More

First Womb Transplant Baby Born

Teresa LawsDr Rod says

In an amazing breakthrough for infertile women the world over, a thirty six year old Swedish woman has given birth to a healthy baby boy after a womb transplant. Professor Mats Brannstrom from University of Gothenburg led the research with nine woman receiving transplanted wombs. Mother and baby are doing ... Read More

Genetic Memory research adds to Darwin’s evolutionary theory

Teresa LawsDr Rod says, pregnancy

Ground-breaking research from University of Adelaide shows that sperm and ova appear to carry genetic memories of events occurring well before conception. This study has been published internationally and changes the way we review work of French biologist Lamarck and Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theory. “There is now biological evidence that ... Read More