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Petition calling for investigation into Midwifery Council’s proposed revised Scope of Practice presented to Parliament

Ashburton midwife Deb Hayes, who initiated the petition in January, presented the petition to James Meager, National MP for Rangitata, and NZ First List...

Petition challenging Midwifery Scope of Practice heads to Parliament

A petition asking Parliament to investigate the New Zealand Midwifery Council’s removal of the words ‘woman’ and ‘baby’ from the revised Scope of Practice...

Family Planning Association changes name to seduce children!

Right to Life believes that Family Planning present the greatest threat in New Zealand to our families and to the moral and spiritual wellbeing...

UK baby formula prices at historic high – watchdog

The Competition and Markets Authority has announced a full-scale investigation into the rising costs. Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced this week that it...

NZ fertility rate hits record low

New Zealand's fertility rate has dropped to a record low of 1.56, staying below the replacement rate of 2.1 needed for population stability since...

US parenting ‘influencer’ sentenced for child abuse

Ruby Franke was arrested last year after her malnourished and injured son asked a neighbour for food and water. An American mother of six whose...

Trans ‘milk’ as good as the real thing – UK NHS Trust

The makers of a drug used off-label to induce lactation in men warn it could adversely affect a baby’s heart. The drug-induced nipple secretions of...

Baby born in Westgate Costco disabled toilet

Nathanael Mark Bay was unexpectedly born in the disabled toilet of Costco Westgate yesterday, as his mother Gill shopped for a baby shower. Gill, a...

‘Mum, Dad, I’m bored!’ How to teach children to manage their own boredom these holidays

As the holidays progress, parents will no doubt be hearing a classic line from their kids: “I’m boooooored”. We all get bored from time to...

Government must address New Zealand’s catastrophic birth rate

Right to Life requests the incoming Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon to urgently address the threat to our nation of our birth rate of 1.58,...

Mandated midwife faces disciplinary hearing ‘for exercising her duty of care’

A mandated midwife who chose not to have the Pfizer mRNA COVID gene therapy is due before the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal this month...

Kids need the opportunity to take risks, learn from mistakes, and succeed on their own

I was thrilled to receive an honorable mention in Walker Bragman’s May 25 installment of his newsletter, Important Context. The self-styled intrepid leftie/man of...

WHO reveals ‘staggering’ infertility statistics

An estimated one in six people worldwide are unable to conceive, the organization says. Infertility affects one in six people worldwide, the World Health Organization...

US looks into deaths linked to baby formula

The Food and Drug Administration has said it has investigated nine babies’ deaths possibly linked to Abbott Nutrition formula. US authorities have launched investigations into...

Paid parental leave entitlements to increase on 1 July

Paid Parental leave entitlements will increase on 1 July, resulting in up to $40 extra a week for new parents, or up to an...

15 strategies and tips to guide youth in the months ahead

Recently I shared research on the impact of the pandemic and lockdowns on youth with some local mentors. While the impact will vary from country...

IVF stuff up leaves two sets of parents with wrong babies

A Californian mother who became pregnant through IVF treatment says she had immediate suspicions the baby was not hers. Daphne Cardinale and husband Alexander were...

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