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Birth information

Why a baby nail trimmer should be in your hospital bag

One of the many wonders new parents may encounter, with the birth of their child, is just how long their fingernails and toenails can be. For four out of the nine months of a full-term pregnancy, a baby’s nails grow; it’s possible your newborn will have longer nails than you!

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The Top 3 Do’s and Don’ts of Abdominal Separation

Do you have weakness in your abdominal muscles after having your baby? This is what we call Abdominal Separation or Diastasis Recti, and you’re not alone. At least two thirds of women in their third trimester of pregnancy have separation (Pelvic Floor First Australia).

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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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Pregnancy nutrition

Vegan Pregnancy: Mission IS Possible

Following a vegan diet throughout your pregnancy? Let me remind you of the key nutrients vegan mothers-to-be need to focus on for a healthy pregnancy.

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The 4 best fish to eat during pregnancy

Omega 3 is one of the most important nutrients that we should be focusing on during pregnancy. Omega 3 is essential for the development of your baby’s eyes and brain, and a lack of omega 3 is believed to increase the risk of post-natal depression.

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Why mushrooms are good for you and baby

This article explains and shows the nutritional value of mushrooms for infants and for women during pregnancy.

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Pregnancy and breastfeeding nutrition

This talk includes tips and tricks on how to save time by making nutrient dense snacks and meals that will nourish and fuel the body and how to boost breast milk supply.

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Pregnancy health

Exercising during pregnancy

Exercise is an important component of pregnancy health for the mother and the baby. We explain the benefits, the sort of exercise you should do and look at precautions around exercising in pregnancy.

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Vulvar varicosities - what is it?

Estimated to affect between 4% and 10% of women during pregnancy, the actual figure for vulvar varicosities is most likely to be much higher with many women not reporting or being diagnosed, being too embarrassed to discuss the symptoms with their health care professional.

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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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Travelling during pregnancy

Whether travelling for work, a destination wedding or a 'babymoon', it is important for pregnant women to consider these factors before packing their bags.

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