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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.

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 […]

Sweet treats for gestational diabetes

Sweet treats for gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes might mean lots of treats are off the table for you so it is time to get creative. Here are two recipes for sugar-free treats that are delicious as well as good for you and your pregnancy. Sugar-free apple muffins These tasty muffins make great use of apples which are in season right […]

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 […]

Maternity wear basics to get you through autumn and winter

Maternity wear basics to get you through autumn and winter

As the season changes and your bump gets bigger your wardrobe will need some urgent additions. Looking lovely through your pregnancy doesn’t have to cost much if you stick to buying just a few maternity wear basics. Listed below are suggested basics to buy for cooler weather. These are all about bottoms – pants, skirts, […]

Paid Parental Leave: Don’t miss out

Paid Parental Leave: Don’t miss out

From 1 January 2011 the Australian Government started the much anticipated Paid Parental Leave scheme. It is designed to support all types of working parents in the vital first year of life with a new baby, not just those that are full time. It is government-funded, so make sure you understand what you are entitled […]

Top ten boy names in 2010 in your state

Top ten boy names in 2010 in your state

Baby boy name trends across Australia can be a bit predicable. In 2010 Jack remains very popular, in the top three in every state across Australia except in the ACT where it is fourth. Looking further into each state government’s lists of popular baby boy name trends found on the web the following are some […]

Top ten girl names 2010 in your state

Top ten girl names 2010 in your state

Baby name trends across Australia are fascinating to look into when thinking about a name for your little girl. Each state government lists popular baby name trends on the web. Following are some insights gained from the 2010 figures for girls. Ruby has charged to the top, or near to it, of the ten most […]

How to enjoy Easter and keep it healthy for your pregnancy

How to enjoy Easter and keep it healthy for your pregnancy

With all sorts of vices off the list while you are pregnant it seems criminal that chocolate at Easter could be a no-no too. How do you avoid the pull of the incessant chocolate cravings that came out of nowhere? You have probably been made to feel guilty eating chocolate with the old adage that […]

Classic baby name ideas that are not popular right now

Classic baby name ideas that are not popular right now

Are you looking for a name for your baby girl or boy that is a little bit unique; a name that few babies of their generation will have? If you like the current trend towards classic names you can still choose one aside from those popular right now. Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria has an […]


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