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Why It’s So Lonely Being A New Mum

By Dr Nicole Highet When you have a baby, you’re often left wondering why it’s so lonely being a new mum. And that can come as a BIG shock. For most mamas, it hits after the flood of visitors have been and gone, partners have gone back to work (often too …

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Feeling Overwhelmed By Motherhood?

By Natalie Bascur Life is unpredictable, even more so when you have kids – so I don’t blame you if you’re feeling overwhelmed by motherhood. It’s time to simplify your life lady, and prioritise your time so there’s not too much on your plate [even when it feels like everyone is piling more …

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R U OK? It’s OK To Not Be OK

By Yakira Giger R U OK? My automatic reply is always “Yes, I’m fine.” *Smile and wave, smile and wave…* But why? Why do we feel so CONCERNED about voicing the way we REALLY feel? When in fact, what we really want to say is: “Actually, no – I’m not. I …

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How The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Affecting New Mums

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Mothers birthing their babies right now – in the midst of this global pandemic – I see you. I had my baby boy in March. And it was an uncertain and anxious time. So it’s not surprising that new research confirms that the COVID-19 pandemic …

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How To Communicate Better With My Partner

By Gabrielle Nancarrow Wanting to know how to communicate better with your partner during pregnancy? It’s important to maintain strong, open and clear communication with your partner during your pregnancy. And make space to talk about the bigger things that might be lingering in your relationship and could affect your birth, postpartum …

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Why Being A Mother Isn’t Always Easy

By Emma Heaphy Being a mother isn’t always easy, But I wouldn’t change it. Not a single thing. Not the tired. Not the relentlessness. Not the hard. No matter how tiring, relentless or hard it can be. Because that’s where all learning starts. That’s where the growth happens. That’s where …

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Sally Pearson: How To Be A Healthy And Happy Mum

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Sally Pearson is beaming. And for good reason. With her beautiful baby, Ruby, recently turning one, Sally officially survived the first year of motherhood [well done, lady!] and she’s just wrapped up a cool commentating gig at the Tokyo Olympics [yewww]. So now she’s back …

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How To Survive Pregnancy And Morning Sickness

By Gabrielle Nancarrow Some women love pregnancy and others need to know how to survive pregnancy and morning sickness! Your experience will be absolutely unique to you. And I hope that you feel empowered to speak the truth about what you are feeling. Not only will it help you feel less alone …

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How To Reconnect With Yourself When You Become A Mother

By Lauren Verona As women, we go through many transitions in our life span. But none as pivotal as the shift into motherhood. So it’s important to know how to reconnect with yourself when you become a mother. These transitions in life are marked by evident physical changes, as we …

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How to Make Life Easier As a Mother

By Jessica Hill of The Parent Collective Want to know how to make life easier as a mother and reduce the invisible load? There are lots of terms you may have heard: invisible work, mental load, second shift, emotional labour…. all try to get at those tasks which are unseen and …