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During Pregnancy

During Pregnancy

Many people think that during pregnancy everything has to change. Fortunately, this is not the case. There are a lot of things that you did prior to falling pregnant that you won’t have to change at all during pregnancy. Some of the following are concerns for a lot of mothers when they first fall pregnant […]

Salt during pregnancy: why it is important

Salt during pregnancy: why it is important

Like many issues to do with pregnancy, recommendations have changed on how much salt should be in your diet. Advice on this issue has taken a complete turn around from that given in the past.

How to handle a toddler during pregnancy

How to handle a toddler during pregnancy

If you are pregnant with your second baby you already know it is tougher second time round when you have a rambunctious toddler to keep up with. Those opportunities to rest when you need to are gone. Being tired all the time isn’t a happy or healthy situation for you and the rest of your […]

Eating fish during pregnancy: is it safe?

Eating fish during pregnancy: is it safe?

Fish is often cited as a super food and is important for your pregancy. Oily fish are rich in Omega-3, a fatty acid that is essential for our health and important for brain growth, the nervous system and eye development for your baby.  It cannot be made by your body itself so needs to be […]

An exercise routine to get your pre-baby body back fast

An exercise routine to get your pre-baby body back fast

After you have delivered your bundle of joy, getting your pre-baby body back will probably be an exciting prospect after so long not being able to see your toes, let alone touch them. Our article here has some good tips on what to think about when exercising your post-baby body. In particular we mentioned resistance […]

Sleep during pregnancy: tips for the final trimester

Sleep during pregnancy: tips for the final trimester

Getting enough sleep is something most people worry about after the baby is born. But getting enough sleep during pregnancy, making sure you are rested and ready for the endurance event that is giving birth, can also be a bit of a challenge. In the third trimester you may be feeling pretty uncomfortable so here […]

Tips for eating organic during pregnancy

Tips for eating organic during pregnancy

Eating organic during your pregnancy is a good goal to have because: You’ll avoid dangerous pesticides which have been linked to causing cancer, neurological disorders, and damage to the immune and reproductive systems. Your food will be more nourishing for you and your baby as it will be at its freshest.

Real life birth story: a posterior baby

Real life birth story: a posterior baby

My first twinges, like period cramps, started around 3am one day about two weeks before my due date. I had an appointment with my obstetrician that morning. I was glad to hear from him that things were progressing, I was fully thinned out, and to go home and wait for things to “crank up”. Fake […]

Where to find delightful handmade baby stuff online

Where to find delightful handmade baby stuff online

A lot of baby stuff out there is pretty bland and generic. In stark contrast is the boom in simply gorgeous, high quality, unique baby things being hand crafted by a growing legion of creative people. The internet is now well established as a way for these artisans to make a living making things by […]

Unpaid Parental Leave: What time off are you entitled to

Unpaid Parental Leave: What time off are you entitled to

So you know that since 1 January 2011 there is now Parental Leave Pay provided by the Australian government if you are an eligible working parent. But it is only talking about pay; it does not entitle you to actual time off. Here are the facts about what unpaid parental leave you are entitled to […]


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