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Pre-conception

Advice and Resources for Disabled Parents

Although it might require some extra planning and perhaps some home modifications, it is certainly possible for disabled individuals to achieve their dream of becoming parents.

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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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Pregnancy

Birth information Pregnancy nutrition Pregnancy health

A midwife's top tips for sleep and rest during pregnancy

The importance of sleep, good sleep hygiene and how this can impact on long-term health and well-being is an important part of overall physical and mental health for an expecting mother.

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Simplifying Constipation with Prunelax during Pregnancy

Simplifying Constipation with Prunelax, natural laxative - contains prunes, apple pulp, flax seeds and senna.

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Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Banking Basics

Taking care of your baby is what matters most as a parent, including their health now and long into the future. Cord blood and cord tissue banking is becoming commonplace when it comes to your little one’s future. Here is what you need to know.

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Chiropractic & Pregnancy. Your questions answered.

Dr Sasha explores these questions: So can chiropractic help? What does chiropractic treatment involve? What are the risks? What else can I do?

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Baby

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Baby Not Sleeping? This Might Be Why

Steph Gouin, a qualified Maternity and Child Sleep Consultant, discusses the 6 most common mistakes parents make when it comes to fixing their baby's sleep issue. 

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Surprise! When your baby comes early.

Being caught out by early arrivals can be a pain, but what if it's your baby? We have 5 simple steps that can help you get into the swing of things.

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Australian parents are so confused about allergies

Guidelines about allergies and food introduction has changed a lot over the last few decades. We now know that introducing common allergenic foods early to your baby, reduces the risk of childhood allergy by 80%

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Your Newborn - What to look out for

It’s amazing, isnt it? That overwhelming feeling of becoming a mother, maybe for the first time or maybe for the third, but it still feels the same every time….

In this article, we have practical tips and advice when it comes to keeping your new baby safe, and what to expect.

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Parenting

General parenting Parenting help

Don't forget your pet!

Have you thought about how the arrival of your new baby is going to affect your pet? Their routine, lifestyle and environment will change.

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Make moving house with kids easy

Moving house is one thing. Moving house when you’ve got kids is a whole different kettle of chaos. Tips on how to make moving house with kids as easy and stress-free as possible.

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3 Essential Considerations When Choosing Your Child’s Swimwear

With Summer just around the corner, comes the necessity to shop for bathers and picking the right swimwear for little ones can be challenging. There are many things to consider, along with style and comfort!

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Choking hazards: an ever present danger

As your toddler grows, so does their curiosity, making them more susceptible to choking hazards. Do you know how to act in an emergency?

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Toddler

Toddler nutrition Toddler development Toddler care

9 Reasons Picture Books are Important for Young Children

Picture books are part of children’s lives and most parents will start reading to their children from age 0. We all know that reading to children is good for their learning and development, but why are picture books so important?

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The Importance of Personalised Story Books

You may think that personalised storybooks for kids are just a gimmicky present, targeted at Aunties, Uncles, Grannies, Grandpa’s etc as an easy solution for a present. Yes, that is part of the story, but there is more to it than just a great present, they actually help children learn….

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Raising Healthy Eaters

Healthy nutrition is important for every child’s growth and development but how do you introduce a variety of nutritious foods to your child’s plate? Alex and Anna from The Biting Truth share their tips and tricks.

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How to manage screen-time

Only About Children together with Dr Kristy Goodwin share 6 helpful questions that you can address to determine if your child’s screen-time is healthy or detrimental, and to help you encourage appropriate screen-time habits at home.

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Putting On A Brave Face

Growing up Jimmy was always having a laugh with his mates, the life of the party to the point where everyone that knew him would often comment on how he always seemed so positive. Most days this was an accurate reflection on him, however other days it couldn’t be further from the truth of what was really going on inside.

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Masquerade at the MCG to benefit mothers and babies at risk of early birth

Proceeds from the Masquerade Ball: ‘Unmasking Preterm Birth’ will go directly towards supporting the critical preterm birth prevention research and programs of the Women & Infants Research Foundation.

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Eczema and your baby - Faulding Probiotics Baby Support

Faulding Probiotics Baby Support are specially designed to support immune health in young babies.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare professional.

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The Wetter Side of Life: 5 "Fluidy Messes" every parent encounters!

Make no mistake, mums have a lot to put up with. From wiping snotty noses to cleaning up after pets. Luckily there are a few tricks that can help make the “clean and soak” less of a hassle!

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