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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 […]

Many Aussie mums quit rather than take unpaid leave

Many Aussie mums quit rather than take unpaid leave

Many women are resigning rather than taking unpaid maternity leave, a new study has found.

Childcare: Are You Caring Enough?

Childcare: Are You Caring Enough?

Nothing divides the parental world more than the ongoing issue over childcare. Parental values differ dramatically over the role of childcare in the first five years of a child’s life.

Parental Bonding

Parental Bonding

Your baby has just arrived from the constancy of the womb environment to an unfamiliar world of sensory stimulation including sound, temperature, light, air and space.

Sex after Childbirth

Sex after Childbirth

Resuming sex after childbirth may bring with it feelings of apprehension, exhaustion and unease, especially if the woman has had an unpleasant labour or traumatic delivery.

The Subsequent Baby

The Subsequent Baby

Introducing a subsequent baby to older siblings can be tricky business. Know what to do when dealing with this sensitive issue.

Parental Leave

Parental Leave

Knows your rights and entitlement for parental leave.


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