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How your baby daddy can support you after childbirth

By Mia Johnson Nothing compares to having a baby – first-time parents, you know what I’m talking about. When you’re in that baby bubble, everything is an unknown and it’s bloody hard taking care of a little human. Mamas, you may find yourself overwhelmed with new obligations and surging hormones, …

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What you need to know about preparing for pregnancy

By Ruby Matley It’s true that every woman’s preparation for pregnancy will be different. Some will fall pregnant without time to prepare, while others will spend several months improving their health before actively trying to get pregnant. So you’ve decided it’s time to try for a baby… here’s how to …

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Eat These 5 Foods When Breastfeeding Hunger Strikes

By Steph Wearne, Head of Nutrition at 28 by Sam Wood Breastfeeding mamas, we’ve all been there… tearing through the pantry in the middle of the night looking for something to eat while up for the umpteenth feed. But instead of raiding your cookie stash (we know you’ve got one), …

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11 signs you might have PND

by Cheryl Fingleson Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks or so, it’s important to consider whether post-natal depression or anxiety has …

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How to Keep Your Minis Sleeping Through Winter

By India Zeke There’s a phenomenon in our house that we call the “3am shuffle”. It’s when our three-year-old finds his way out of his bed, down the hall and into our bed. His icy little feet plant themselves under my belly and his chilly paws scoot up under my …

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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, …

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The Nappies That Will Change Your Life

By Kerrie Simon-Lawrence, Dep Ed Ask any new mum what she panics about and I guarantee the word “poonami” is going to be muttered more than once. For the uninitiated, a poonami is, quite frankly, a poo of tsunami proportions. My family is well-prepped for the signs that our seven-month-old …

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The Best Mama Snacks for Feeling UHHH-MAZING

Ok we’re letting you into the secret of motherhood survival! Created by mums for mums, the Franjo’s Kitchen range is all about feeling good. When you eat their biscuits, crackers or muesli, it’s like receiving a warm and delicious hug. Ahhhhh. Whether you’re struggling to keep anything down while pregnant …

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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.”