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Premmie Baby Born in Iso? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Never have I experienced more emotion than when I had my bebe. I was excited, nervous, scared, anxious, tired – all at the same time – so I know pregnant mums are feeling all the feels right now, especially the new mamas, who are …

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5 Guilt-Free Parenting Hacks to Live By

By Dr John Demartini Mothers often feel conflicted about how they have parented. One moment, they’re giving themselves a high five for a rad day and the next they’re feeling guilty AF. But often when you’re feeling really sh*tty, it’s actually because of a whole list of factors like setting unrealistic …

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6 Ways to Help Your Bae Learn Through Play

By Professor Julie Green, Executive Director at raisingchildren.net.au Play is an important part of a child’s development in the first 1000 days of their life, and sets the foundations for lifelong health and wellbeing. Until your bambino is two years old, play is the main way they learn – it …

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The 5 mistakes baby-daddies make in the delivery room

By Lucy Bloom With current hospital regulations limiting women in labour to only ONE support person, the pressure is on fathers more than ever before, to be a stellar childbirth support person. But there is more to supporting a woman through the birth of a baby than showing up and taking photos at …

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5 ways to beat the baby blues in iso

By Anna Fasolo Having a baby is a beautiful experience, but it can also be scary, stressful, exhausting and isolating. Plus, if you’ve become a new mama during this cray coronavirus pandemic, some of these feelings are no doubt compounded. But it is important to know that you are not alone …

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The 7 essentials you need when you have a newborn

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor My bebe girl HATED being swaddled. No matter how well my baby-daddy and I wrapped her, she would always ninja her way out of it and startle-reflex herself awake. Ah the joys of those first newborn days and the sleepless nights that come with …

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13 self love tips for new mamas

“The overwhelming responsibility for the life of this tiny person means you naturally put yourself firmly at the bottom of the pile. But a little self-care goes a long way, meaning you don’t just survive but thrive.”

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When a child is born, a mother is born

By Jessica Jane Sammut, MD® Editor-in-Chief When I became a mother, it would be fair to say it was a shock to the system. As a fiercely independent woman, motherhood blindsided me. Whilst my mind was absolutely blown by the love I felt for my son, motherhood unstuck me from …

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Our Mother’s Day must-haves to charge your soul

By Jessica Jane Sammut, MD® Editor-in-Chief Wow, anyone else feeling like they need a HUGE lie down … like for the next six months? Is it just me, or have the last few weeks (I know it feels like a year) been a little like living in the new series …

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9 time savers to reduce mama overwhelm

By Natalie Bascur Life is unpredictable, even more so when you have kids. Don’t get overwhelmed mama! Simplify your life and prioritise your time so there’s not too much on your plate (even when it feels like everyone is piling more onto it). You may not be able to avoid chaos altogether, …