Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting For Thinking Women and Men

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Hospital Bag Checklist For Labour – What To Pack

If you're seeking a hospital bag checklist for labour, we asked our fans to share was helpful for them after the birth. Find out what to pack for labour. Read More

Flying While Pregnant – Tips and Airline Guidelines

Worried about flying while pregnant? Here are some helpful tips as well as guidelines from major airlines in Australia about flying while pregnant. Read More

Shettles Method – Trying For A Boy Or Girl

The shettles method claims to have a success rate of 80-85% for a boy and 75-80% for a girl. So what are the shettles rules? Read More

How Often Should I Feed My Baby?

How often should you feed your baby? It may feel like a silly question to ask, but having reassurance about feeding your baby can make a huge difference to your confidence as a mother. Find out what Pinky McKay IBCLC has to say about feeding your baby. Read More

Kindergarten – What's It All About?

Is your child starting kindergarten for the first time? Not sure what to expect? Starting kinder can be an anxious and scary time for both parents and children, as it can be the first time our little ones head off into an environment where it’s more structured and formal than the family home or childcare. Find out what you need to know about kindergarten. Read More

Easing Your Child Into School

Is your child about to start school? As many children go back to school, some will do so for the very first time, which can be exciting for some children and parents, but anxious and scary for others. Find out how you can help ease your child into school and how to make the transition as smooth as possible. Read More

The First Week After The Birth – What To Expect

From milk production to your baby’s first bowel motions, midwife, Alan Rooney, shares what to expect in the first week after you’ve just given birth. Read More

8 Natural & Effective Tips For a Slow Or Stalled Labour

What should you do in the case of a slow or stalled labour? There are plenty of ways you can help yourself to avoid any unnecessary interventions. Read me! Read More

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