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Irritable Uterus – What Is An Irritable Uterus In Pregnancy?

Irritable uterus in pregnancy is another one of those mysterious pregnancy unknowns. There is little study on irritable uterus, and no-one really knows why it occurs. Find out the symptoms of irritable uterus and how it is diagnosed. Read More


Activities For Kids – Screen-Free, Fun Ideas For Kids

Activity ideas for kids! If you’re anything like me, you are always looking for ways to drag the kids away from screens – televisions, computers, ipods… it results in stir-crazy, zombie children! So on days where you’re out of ideas for activities for kids, check out this article and see what you can come up with! Read More

Exercise And Pregnancy – Can I Exercise In Pregnancy?

Exercise in pregnancy – is it safe? Finding out that you’re pregnant may leave you wondering what you can and can’t do when pregnant. Here’s the low down on exercise during pregnancy, as well as activities that are safe, and activities to avoid. Read More


Osteopathy and Pregnancy – How Osteopathy Helps

Osteopaths treat women during pregnancy for a wide range of conditions. If you’re thinking about seeing an osteopath while pregnant, check out this great article written by the Victorian President of the Osteopathic Association, Clare Gordon. Read More


Hypoplasia and Breastfeeding – Insufficient Glandular Breast Tissue

Hypoplasia (also known as insufficient glandular tissue), is one of those issues where breastfeeding can be challenging due to actual medical reasons. However its not all bad news! Find out about hypoplasia, the symptoms and what it means for you and your baby. Read More

Blocked Milk Duct – Symptoms and Treatments

If you have a blocked milk duct or suspect you may have, find out the symptoms and 7 things to help ease blocked ducts for breastfeeding mothers. Read More


Do Amber Teething Necklaces Cause SIDS?

Do amber teething necklaces cause SIDS? A Facebook meme in 2013 claiming a SIDS death sent everyone into a frenzy. Find out more here. Read More

Lactation After Loss – Dealing With A Breastmilk Supply

Lactation after loss is rarely discussed after you’ve had a miscarriage or pregnancy loss. Here is some advice and support for lactation after a loss. Read More



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