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Smoking and fertility

If you are hoping to have a baby and either you or your partner smoke, you need to quit for many reasons but also to help increase your chances of conceiving.

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Male fertility

The words ‘male fertility’ create a knot in the stomach of even the bravest of men. Often where fertility issues arise, examination of the male partner’s contribution to the problems is ignored.

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The facts about fertility and pre-pregnancy health

Typically in our late teens and twenties we focus on contraception, but when the time comes to turn our thoughts to conception, there are a large number of myths about how to fall pregnant.

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IVF: What you need to know

One in six Australian couples suffer from infertility. It’s important to remember not everyone who is having trouble conceiving will need to undergo IVF (in vitro fertilisation).

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Birth information Pregnancy nutrition Pregnancy health

The questions you’ve always wanted to ask about childbirth but have been too afraid to ask…

This article takes the embarrassment out of babies and answering all of your burning, awkward questions on child birth and looking after your little one.

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Labour hormones

The first thing to understand about labour is some of the crazy, wicked, Yoda-smart labour hormones that your clever little system is capable of producing!

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Should you choose an obstetrician or a maternity hospital first?

Here’s what you need to consider when weighing up your maternity hospital and obstetrician choices.

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Alcohol in the first few weeks of pregnancy

While the advice is to abstain completely from alcohol, what about the mothers who weren’t aware they were pregnant?

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Newborn care Baby feeding Baby sleep Baby safety Nappies Baby development

Ideal sleep environments for babies and toddlers

While there is no major formula for getting babies to sleep, you can certainly improve your chances of rest by making a few adjustments to the sleep environment.

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Your Guide to Sippy and Straw Cups!

Everything you need to know about sippy and straw cups - including different types and how to transition your baby from a bottle!

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When it's time to stop swaddling

It has been known that swaddled babies sleep better, experience less anxiety and that swaddling prevents unnecessary wake-ups due to the startle reflex.

However, there comes a time when swaddling is no longer effective or worse becomes a safety risk to your baby.

Find out the signs to know when its time to stop swaddling

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How herbal tea can help with breastfeeding

The mechanics of breastfeeding are one part to master, however this is how herbal tea can help with breastfeeding to ensure adequate milk flow, minimising tummy upsets and delivering essential nutrition.

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Toddler nutrition Toddler development Toddler care

Toddler food can be fun and healthy

How is it possible? As a dad I look for the simple things, the quick and easy way. I’m super stoked to share my fun creations for your toddlers.

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Toilet training the strong-willed child

Whether you are toilet training, eating vegetables, or trying to get dressed in the morning, the strong-willed child can put our patience to the test.

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Repetition and child development

In early childhood, repetition forms the basis for learning, skill development, and accomplishment.

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How to breastfeed past 12 months

This article is for those who have decided to practice extended breastfeeding but are a little unsure of the ‘in’s and out’s’ of it all.

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General parenting Parenting help

More to measure: What you need to know about car restraint height

With a little one growing faster and faster each day, we know that it’s important for you to choose products that will fit your child for as long as possible. Focus on your child’s car restraint height and weight rather than age.

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Yoga for kids

The benefits to yoga, no matter your age, or the sound level! Physically, emotionally and intellectually, Yoga for kids has so many positive outcomes for all abilities.

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Becoming a dad

Although some fathers are able to invest emotionally in their children during their partner’s pregnancy, for others, it's only when their child is born that they really start to have a relationship with it.

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The true and false facts of Eczema

Eczema-prone skin affects one in five children on average worldwide, these are the true and false facts of Eczema.

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