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.



10 Ways To Ask For The Help You Need When You Have A Baby

Why don't mamas get an extra pair of hands when they have a new baby? Fiona has 10 ways to ask for the help you need when you have a baby. Read More


10 Things You Need To Do When You Have A Newborn

It doesn't matter if it's your first baby or your fourth, it's amazing how a small person can create so much upheaval. Look after you with these ten tips. Read More

Could Condoms Be The Answer To Postpartum Pain? [It’s Not What You Think]

Vaginal birth has its downsides in terms of discomfort in the immediate postpartum period. One dad came up with a novel idea for easing his wife's pain. Read More


4 Digestive Problems That Happen After Pregnancy

After birth, your digestive system can take some time for things to settle down. Here are 4 things that might happen and how to cope. Read More


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



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