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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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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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10 things you need to know about co-parenting during COVID-19

By Cheryl Duffy This pandemic is challenging for all fam-bams, as we get used to our new norm. But broken families have an added layer of difficulty and some are struggling with the juggle of following social distancing rules while still having contact with their baes. 1 // Stay healthy …

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4 ways to turn your living room into a playground

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor The days are LONG in iso, as we try to keep our baes entertained and out from under out feet – it feels like everyone is starting to go a little cray. So if it’s starting to feel a little too much like Groundhog Day, …

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Christianna Heideman – the making of a badass #bossmama

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Christianna Heideman launched Damselfly when she was 19, fresh outta high school, and had no f*cking idea what she was doing. “I had a passion for jewellery and was determined to make a career out of it, so I did.” Damselfly started primarily as a jewellery brand; …

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Confessions of a sober mama

By Victoria Vanstone I heard the baby crying again. I didn’t get up. I stayed, hiding in my bedroom. He needed me, but I couldn’t do it. I was too hungover. Again. I don’t remember getting home. The last thing I recall was seeing both my hands outstretched in front of me clutching …