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How To Stop Night Terrors So You Can Get Some Sleep

By Catalina Lau, baby sleep consultant for Glow Dreaming If you’re a mama, sleep is likely very important to you and everyone living under your roof. No doubt, you’ll want as much of it as you can squeeze in – and preferably not broken, either! Who has time for that? …

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5 Best Contraception Options After Pregnancy

By Dr Ai Nhi Bui, GP specialising in women’s health   If you’ve just had a baby, there are a million things on your mind – and the best contraception options after pregnancy may not be one of them, but it should be. Because even though your mind is focused on …

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Pregnancy and Postpartum Exercise During Lockdown

By Katherine Baquie, physiotherapist Ongoing lockdowns are making it more and more difficult for pregnant and new mothers to access the healthcare they need. Hospital birth education classes have been cancelled. Anxious pregnant women are facing added challenges in needing to negotiate prenatal appointments by themselves. And there are mental health challenges …

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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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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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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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Scarlett Johansson Has Had A Baby Boy

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor We have celebrity baby fever here at MD® HQ, because we’ve just heard the BIG NEWS that Scarlett Johansson has had a baby boy. Whoop. Congrats mama! Scar-Jo’s hubby Colin Jost announced on his Insta page that they have welcomed their first child, a son, together …

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15 Minute Workout To Do While The Baby Sleeps

By Tiffiny Hall of TIFFXO.COM If you have a cat-napper on your hands, this is a 15 minute workout to do while the baby sleeps. It’s not about snapping back, f*ck that! It’s about moving your goddess body to feel good, mama. All you need is a little floor space and …