Articles especially for new mothers. We explain the changes in your body, emotional challenges and tips to help adjust to the role of a new mother.



How Soon After Birth Should Women Go Home?

Many women look forward to the support and rest hospitals offer after giving birth, others prefer the comfort of home. How long should hospital stays be? Read More


The First Postpartum Poop – 10 Things You Need To Know

There's no avoiding it - the first post-partum poop after having a baby is not the easiest thing you'll do. Here are 10 great tips to help you through. Read More

Heavy Periods After Childbirth – Why Are My Periods Heavy?

If you're experiencing heavy periods since you've had your baby, this is a must read. It contains great advice from fertility specialist, Doctor Andrew Orr. Read More


6 Things That Are Impossible To Do When You Have A Baby

Planning on catching up on your favourite TV series or finally returning calls after baby is born? Maria has 6 reasons why that might not be possible. Read More


7 Reasons You Should Take Maternity Leave From Life

Maternity leave isn't about adding more to your domestic load. Here are 7 must read reasons why you need maternity leave from life. Read More

7 Tips For A Hospital ‘Detox’ After The Birth Of Your Baby

Spent a bit of time in the hospital with the birth of your baby and feel like a 'detox'? Here are 7 tips for you to wash away the hospital feeling. Read More


7 Things New Mamas Want You To Know Before Visiting The Hospital

Getting excited about meeting the new baby? I bet you are! Here are 7 things new mamas want you to know (but probably wont tell you) before your visit. 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



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