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My Journey with Endometriosis and Infertility

QENDO Ambassador and 1029 Hot Tomato Radio Host Emily-Jade O'Keefe on her journey with Endometriosis and infertility

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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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Male nutrition and how it can improve fertility

Current reports indicate that fertility problems affect approximately 15% of Australian couples. There’s a lot of focus on women improving their diet and lifestyle but dad’s-to-be should aim to improve their diet just as much as their partners. Sub-optimal diets can contribute to low sperm outputs and/or sperm abnormalities.

So women trying to conceive, here are three key dietary changes that your partner or husband may need to focus on to improve fertility...

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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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Birth information Pregnancy nutrition Pregnancy health

The mini-trampoline in your pelvis

You hear it all the time: “do your pelvic floor muscle exercises, make sure the pelvic floor is strong,” but what exactly are the pelvic floor muscles? Read to have your questions answered.

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The ABC of probiotics – from pregnancy to toddlers

While probiotics have become popular in recent years, it’s not yet easy to define what they are or what exactly they do. To help, Life-Space has answered some of your most common questions.

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7 Steps to amazing pregnancy photos

7 Steps to Stunning Maternity Photos - Channon Williamson gives us her expert advice for creating truly beautiful maternity photos.

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Mind The Gap - All you need to know about abdominal muscle separation!

Abdominal Muscle Separation, or Diastasis, is a normal part of being pregnant. In this article we bust some myths about diastasis and how to help muscle recovery after birth.

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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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Cath's Wrap

Midwife Cath invented ‘Cath’s wrap’ many years ago - a style of wrapping that is safe and makes baby feel safe and secure after he is born.

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Top hacks to reduce the mess of new mum life!

Reducing the mess of mum life and accepting your life will never be as clean as it once was....and that’s okay!

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How much do you know about the microbiome?

Ever heard of the microbiome? It's an interconnected ecosystem containing trillions of bacteria and their cells. To help you understand its importance, Life-Space has shared their expertise.

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General parenting Parenting help

How to build an unbreakable bond with your child

From the exploration in art, the tangible page turning offered with books, or the ritual of a shared experience such as a bedtime story; all help cement that crucial bond with you and your child.

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Top 3 skin problems for kids and how to deal with them

Heat rash, sunburn and eczema are common skin problems that are known to run rampant through Spring and Summer. In this short guide, you will be informed of signs, symptoms and treatments you can adopt to deal with these top 3 skin problems.

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Organic or not how - important is your babies skincare?

Parents are often being educated on what is best for their baby. When it comes to certified Organic Skincare verses Organic Content, there are some differences that will help you when choosing which skincare brands to use for your baby.

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Turn a chore into something more

Meal times can become frustrating and a battlefield at times, so over the years I have tried to find ways to use my creativity so my girls can benefit, I can spend time with them and to make meal time much more inviting and exciting! I call it a “dad win”.

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Toddler nutrition Toddler development Toddler care

6 Easy hacks for disguising healthy food

Got a fussy little eater? Perhaps they don’t like a particular food, type of food, certain colour of food, or they don’t like their food touching – we’ve heard every excuse under the sun! If this sounds familiar to you, try these simple tips to get the good stuff into them.

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Tips for travelling with Toddlers

Some handy tips for travelling with toddlers and how to hold their attention during long flights.

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Toddlers helping in the home

Helping with household chores builds self-esteem and confidence and keeps toddlers busy and stimulated. If they are praised for their efforts, they are more likely to want to help again

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Tips on choosing the right child care service

This article from Starting Blocks, a government website, takes you through the step-by-step process of choosing a centre.

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That's the way the Lactation Cookie Crumbles

A mother's journey towards self-belief, empowerment and confidence in her ability to nourish her child through breastfeeding.

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Babywearing - Why you should fall in love with it

Ever wondered more about babywearing? Amber from The Infant Boutique recounts her babywearing journey and how she fell in love with it and what she did once she did.

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Meet the PBC Expo Resident Dad George Georgievski

Introducing PBC Expos first ever Resident Dad, George Georgiveski of School Lunch Box. George is a 44 year old dad from Geelong who uses his creativity to make amazing lunches for his 2 daughters and in the process has built an amazing online following by inspiring mums, dads and care givers through both his lunches and his parenting style.

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Anxiety in Breastfeeding, Mastitis & Support

Amanda describes her experience with Mastitis and overcoming her fears associated with breast feeding in public.

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