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My 6 Biggest New Mother Regrets – And What I’d Do Differently

There are many regrets parents have. The trick is to learn from them, rather than beat yourself up. Here are the 6 biggest regrets I had as a new mother. Read More

15 Things That Make Pregnant Women Cry

Pregnancy hormones: can’t live with them but can’t be pregnant without them. Here are 15 things that make pregnant women cry. Read More

10 Things Your Crying Baby Wants You To Know

When your baby cries, ALWAYS remember these 10 things your baby wishes he could tell you. A must read for new parents or parents-to-be. Read More

An Open Letter To Dr Carr-Gregg – Aussie Parents Are Not ‘Crap’

In response to Dr Carr-Gregg’s comments that Aussie parents are doing a crappy job. Read More

How To Swaddle Safely: Step By Step Video

It's very important to learn how to swaddle safely. Swaddling your baby incorrectly increases the risk of hip dysplasia. Here is a video on safe swaddling. Read More

12 Things Mothers Really Do When Baby Sleeps

“Sleep when the baby sleeps!” is a common, frustrating piece of advice for new mothers. But what do mothers really do when the baby sleeps? Read More

Breastfeeding Books – 7 Best Books For Breastfeeding

Planning on breastfeeding? Make sure you have at least one of these breastfeeding books in your library! Find out what our top 7 breastfeeding books are! Read More

10 Funniest (And Cutest) Quirks About Newborns You Didn’t Expect

Here are 10 funny (and sometimes cute!) quirks which you didn’t expect from your newborn baby. Read More

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