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Local Business Steps In To Help Dad Fired For Attending Son’s Birth

Lamar Austin was part way through a 90-day trial period, when his wife went into labour on New Year’s Eve. He was then fired for going to the birth. Read More


What Does The Research Say About Tongue Ties?

Tongue ties are a hot topic. There is much controversy on the topic of ‘ties’, even amongst health professionals. So what does the research say? Read More

Doing More Housework: Will It Get You More Sexy Time?

Housework is hardly sexy. But according to a study, it just may result in more sexy time in your relationship. See what 'she says' versus 'he says'. Read More


Pressure To Breastfeed – Where Does It Come From?

The pressure to breastfeed is a popular topic of discussion amongst new mothers and in the media. So, where does it really come from? Find out, here. Read More


3 Things You Need to Know About NAPLAN

NAPLAN is a feature of Australian education but few parents know much about it. Here are 3 things you need to know about NAPLAN. Read More

10 Things Not To Do When Your Partner Is Giving Birth

Becoming a parent is a big deal, but don't let that thought distract you in the birth room. Here are 10 things not to do when your partner is giving birth. Read More


Health Professionals Concerned About Over-Treatment Of Ties

If you’re a new parent no doubt you’ve heard about ties. Find out why health professionals are concerned about over-treatment of ties. Read More

10 Ways To Know If You Have A High Need Baby

Some babies go with the flow, others are less easy to please. If you've never heard of a ‘high need baby’ but suspect you may be parenting one, read on. Read More



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