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Victorian School Holidays 2017 – School Terms And Holidays In VIC

Planning the year ahead with your family? Here are the Victorian school holidays in 2017, including term dates for public schools in Victoria. Read More


7 Cute Kids Xmas Stocking Fillers Under $10 (Mostly US Based)

Time to start thinking about those last minute Christmas gifts! Your kids will love these cute stocking fillers for under $10 that wont break the bank. Read More

Breastfeeding Barbie Joins The Fight To Normalise Breastfeeding

Finally, Barbie's infamous disproportionately large breasts have a purpose, thanks to an Australian mother who has created "Breastfeeding Barbie". Read More


It Takes One Year To Recover From Childbirth, Study Finds

After the six week post birth check up, new mothers are generally deemed 'recovered'. However a study found it takes around a year. Read More


Does A Previous Episiotomy Mean A Repeat Episiotomy? 3 Things To Know

Have you had episiotomy? Are you worried about having another episiotomy? Here are three things to know before your next birth. Read More

9 Myths About Your Waters Breaking

Do you feel worried about your waters breaking? Here are the 9 biggest myths about waters breaking and what happens. Find out more. Read More


9 Things Women Should Know About VBAC

Considering a VBAC (vaginal birth after c-section)? The success rate is quite high for women who plan one. Here are 9 things you need to know about VBAC. Read More

10 Christmas Miracles This New Mama Is Hoping For This Year

Christmas becomes magical again when you have kids. But it can be equally wonderful and terrifying. Here are 10 miracles Fiona is hoping for this year. Read More



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