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Baby Names – Popular Baby Names In 2012

Baby names – most popular baby names in 2012 according to Births, Deaths and Marriages (Victoria). Take a look at this top 20 list and see if the name you’ve chosen is one of the most popular baby names in 2012. Read More


6 Tips To Becoming A More Confident, Busy Doula!

Have you hit a business plateau or are you doubting yourself? Here are my 6 tips for doulas or other birth workers who want to take it to the next level. Read More

Colostrum – 5 Important Ways It Helps Your Baby

Colostrum is often referred to as ‘liquid gold’ and ‘nature's vaccine’ for babies. Yes it is that good! Find out why colostrum is so important. Read More


Montessori Schools – What Is Montessori Education?

Montessori schooling was founded 1907 in Italy and has has grown in popularity. There are now over 200 Montessori schools in Australia. Find out what a Montessori school is and how it is different to traditional schooling. Read More


Shortness of Breath In Pregnancy – Can’t Catch Your Breath?

Shortness of breath in pregnancy can be annoying and you may start to wonder if you’ve suddenly become very unfit or put on too many kilos! But shortness of breath comes with being pregnant. Find out why. Read More

Stress During Pregnancy – 10 Tips To Combat Stress

Just when you thought you had enough stress to deal with, pregnancy can add to it. Here are 10 great tips on how to reduce stress during pregnancy. Read More


5 Important Things Mothers Want Dads To Know

There’s 5 really important things that we really want you to know, dads. We’re not always great at expressing these things, and sometimes we just don’t know how to verbalise it… Read More

Braxton Hicks Contractions – What Are Braxton Hicks?

Braxton hicks contractions are painless tightenings which may be noticeable throughout your pregnancy. Find out more about braxton hicks here. Read More



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