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Two aspects of your pillow that can save your life!

Coronary heart disease, stroke, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, hypertension, depression, erectile dysfunction, nocturia, cognitive impairment and mortality risk. All of these health problems have one thing in common and its not what you expect! Read our blog to learn more.

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Instagram gorgeous – v – Instagram dangerous?

Gorgeous nurseries with beautiful furniture and pretty accessories fill social media spaces and how do you know what is Instagram-gorgeous or what might be Instagram-dangerous?

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Do you need support to eat well and stay active during pregnancy?

If you are unsure about how much weight you should gain during pregnancy, the Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is here to support you during your pregnancy and beyond.

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How to dress for each stage of your pregnancy

How to dress for all stages of pregnancy and nursing. Maive & Bo is an Australian maternity and nursing wear label with cute and comfortable maternity clothing to help you look and feel amazing. Shop the label online with express delivery in Australia

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Issues I dealt with during pregnancy helped me launch my business

Pregnancy should be a celebratory time, right? Well, for me, the initial excitement of seeing two lines on a pregnancy test wore off quickly as I watched my body seemingly take over and become something I simply couldn’t understand let alone embrace.

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3 Ways You Could Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult, especially when you aren't seeing the results you are working so hard for! Here are 3 ways you could be sabotaging your weight loss without even realising it!

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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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All You Need to Know About Breast Milk Storage Bags

In this article we give tips and advcie about all you need to know about breast milk storage bags, and storing your precious breast milk.

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The challenges of living in Australia without extended family support

this article captures the pressures of modern living for many dual working parents who have emigrated to Australia and lost their family support network.

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5 Top Tips for the Most Flattering Pregnancy Photos

5 Top Tips for the Most Flattering Pregnancy Photos. You deserve, and can have beautiful pregnancy photography, no matter what your size or shape.

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8 Tips to get your newborn to sleep for photos

8 Tips to get your newborn to sleep for photos. Go-to tricks from a newborn photographer.

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Sophie la girafe®: stimulating the five senses

Sophie la girafe® is baby’s first toy, stimulating each of their 5 senses (touch, sight, taste, smell, hearing) from the age of 3 months

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Kids with Cancer Foundation - Arlo's story

Kids with Cancer Foundation - why they exist and the journey of one brave little boy, Arlo.

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Baby/ toddler first aid courses for mums and dads

Baby/ toddler SPECIFIC first-aid training for mums and dads. We run private courses in your home and offer public courses too!

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Do you have the skills to save your child's life?

In the world of parenting, it only takes a second for something to go wrong. Your first-aid abilities could mean the difference between life or death.

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Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: Career Options

This article talks about the increasing demands for early childhood education in a globally thriving society. Stanley College offers 2 courses that will help prospective students get a head start a career of a lifetime.

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At last the health industry has woken up to convenience!

Using technology to support your children's health requirements in situations of high stress.

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Why Pregnancy/Nursing Activewear?!

Why is Pregnancy/Nursing Activewear important. As more and more woman are becoming active in their pregnancy and postpartum their changing bodies need to be accommodated.

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How difficulties in childhood can affect us for life

What happens in school doesn’t stay in school. Learning difficulties and negative experiences can stay with us for life and prevent us from learning and growing.

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The NEW way to label kids bottles

The NEW way to label bottles! No more peeling sticker labels or fading permanent markers, GrooveBands are the solution!

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Sperm Shopping and Solo Certainty

A lighthearted insight into fertility treatment and the decision process when you're a single woman.

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Is immunisation important?

Why is immunisation important? A brief discussion of the importance of immunisation for all children and families.

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The little-known postpartum issue that you need to know and deal with.

The effects of DRAM or Abdominal Muscle Separation when left untreated may be serious and mums to be and new mums should be aware of what these are and what to do about them.

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Financial Issues - Cancer families needing help

Why is Kids With Cancer Foundation so important to sick kids diagnosed with cancer & their families? The financial stress we can relieve is in-valuable.

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The Not So Perfect Pregnancy – A Journey Through Prematurity – Part 1

This series of blog posts won't be an easy read - but they are real and take you through our prematurity journey. It's often unknown and kept on the quiet, but I truly wish I had known before before our life got turned upside down.

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7 tips for an eco-friendly beach visit (with kids)

Being eco-conscious at the beach usually means thinking ahead of time, and packing appropriately. The following are some quick tips I’ve put together for an eco-friendly beach visit with kids (with Sydney beaches in mind).

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The benefits of postpartum belly wrapping

Kim Vopni is The Vagina Coach, founder and CEO of Pelvienne Wellness Inc and co-founder of Bellies Inc. In this guest post for The Pelvic Hub she discusses the benefits of postpartum belly wrapping and why it is one of her two favourite postpartum recovery strategies.

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The relaxing and calming powers of Lavender & Chamomile

An honest review from a Melbourne mum on the benefits of using Bubba Organics premium Lavender & Chamomile natural baby skincare range for her family.

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Top Tips for Getting Great Baby Hand & Footprints

Getting Baby's hand flat to make a really good print can be tricky. Here are out Top Tips for making really good prints with the My Little Keepsake Inkless Print Kit.

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What to pack in your hospital bag!

With my third baby on the way, I need a reminder of what to pack in my hospital bag too!

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Why character education is important for your child

Every person has character, but it doesn’t magically appear fully formed. So how does a school teach this? Read on how The Scots College educate character in its students.

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Tiny 24-weeker Premmie, Lilija, starts Kindergarten

Early or traumatic birth can lead to growth or developmental delays, behavioural challenges and disabilities, and how their child will adjust at school is a common concern for these families. For all families though, this special moment is a milestone to be celebrated.

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Postnatal Nutritional Support

Nutritional approaches to supporting mental health & creating energy for new mums (whether they're breastfeeding or not).

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Second Time Around Syndrome

Second time around syndrome - noticing the changes in how you approach your first and second pregnancies - from a mum who is currently living it!

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The Weight we Gain in Pregnancy effects our Grandkids!

Healthy weight gain in pregnancy ensures your baby reaches their full potential, as well as ensuring they pass on their best potential genes to your grandkids!
Find out how to get help from a team of caring health professionals!

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What a good day is like for me as a parent

Don't worry about the mess that's occurring as they eat or the fact they are playing with their cup of water and you just know it's​ going to spill. It's going to be okay,

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Babywearing – why you should fall in love with it

Ever wanted to know more about babywearing? Amber from The Infant Boutique explains why you should fall in love with it and what to do once you do.

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I want my (pre) baby body back!

Pregnancy and childbirth is meant to have many both physical and emotional changes, and there are many things to consider by the word "Recovery". After delivery, beginning to feel inclined to want your old body back? How to being you again? Take a look at these tips.

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When should I start wearing a maternity bra?

Ever wondered when to start wearing a maternity or nursing bra and what the difference is? Hotmilk Lingerie explain everything you need to know about nursing bras and pregnancy.

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How to choose your Nappy Bag?

How to choose a Nappy Bag?
Nappy bags are a great way of carrying your baby's essentials, such as nappies, wipes, bottles and dummies. There are lots of bags on the market, ranging from the very basic to the deluxe.

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Helpful Tip – Hospital Bag Must Haves

When it comes time to start thinking about packing your hospital bag things are starting to get real. Your hospital should have provided you with a list of essential items but here’s a few extra items that you may not have thought of….

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Vulval Varicosities - the nitty gritty

Vulval Varicosities – haven’t heard of them, then WOW you’re lucky! Coz 55% of women will experience them at some stage of their life… 55%! Thats more than 1 in 2!! And do we talk about having swollen, purple bits down below?!? No! We don’t! So Ice Ice Booby is going to….

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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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Change your expectations, not your baby

Many new parents have expectations of what it is like to have a new baby - but how realistic are they. Learn why asking for, and accepting, help is a good idea

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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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My Journey to Motherhood

I'm writing this article to share my journey to Motherhood and the complications that I experienced along the way. My first pregnancy with Tanner had a few complications along the way.

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Managing multiples

Living with multiples is like being on a roller coaster that never ends. Life is full of exhaustion, tears, laughter and happiness. I would never have thought when I embarked on my journey through a high-risk multiple pregnancy that life would be as exhausting as it is now.

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My Midwife Story

Having had four babies I can safely say, people tell you ‘every birth is different’ and no truer words have been spoken about my experiences. I’ve had two low risk births through a public hospital, tried a private Obstetrician and private hospital, and this last time, I have had a private midwife who was able to admit me to hospital and provide my whole care for labour and birth.

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Multiple births: 46 and pregnant with triplets!

After trying for 5 years and having had 3 miscarriages, we found out we were having triplets at our 7- week scan. My husband could not wipe the grin off his face; I was a little bit more hesitant. How would my 46-year-old body cope with the pregnancy? I wanted a natural birth, is this possible with multiple births?

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