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Learning To Smile Again After PND

By Josie Smyth I am PROUD to be talking about my journey through postnatal depression. It was an incredibly challenging time – having experienced it with both of my children – but, after having gone through it, I am now a better, healthier and happier person and for that, I …

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It’s OK To Not Be OK

By Yakira Giger Are you 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 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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Want Better Sleep for You And Your Bebe?

By Nicole Fuge Let’s be honest… the days are long, like REALLY long, and when night time rolls around, nothing quite gets you in the mood for a much-needed slumber like a little pamper, are we right? You know who else sleeps better after a pamper? Your bebe. And a …

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5 Ways to Sleep Your Way to Better Mental Health

By Stephanie Centofanti You’d think COVID-19 lockdowns would mean staying in bed and just opening up the laptop, casually working while knocking back double espressos all day. BUT working from home becomes tiring AF (surprisingly). After a day of being glued to a screen, being ‘always on’ in long Zoom meetings, and …

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In a Funk? Here’s How to Feel Like Yourself Again

By Fran Dargaville, Functional Nutritionist Feeling a bit bleh? I get it. It’s been a LOOONG year and 2020 has thrown us more than its fair share of curveballs. This means many of our routines have been tossed in the bin, especially working from home. Anyone who has been working …

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Fav Foods for a Healthy Pregnancy

By Ruby Matley When I fell pregnant, my goal was to be a #supermama and nourish my body with loads of different foods… while still enjoying the occasional treat – chocolate! But like many other mamas out there, my reality was very different and in the first trimester, I couldn’t …

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How Breastfeeding Mums Are Being Supported Through a Pandemic

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor When you’re pregnant or have a new baby, sometimes all you want (and need) is help. But due to Rona restrictions and border closures, it feels like we’ve had to navigate this tricky time alone. And sometimes we have literally been going it alone… …

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Message From An Everyday Mum: We’re All Just Doing Our Best

By Victoria Vanstone ‘Muuuuum, can I have grated cheese instead of sliced in my sandwiches?’ ‘Yes, darling’ ‘Muuum, can you cut my grapes longs ways, like my friends have them?’ ‘Yes, sweetie pie’… ‘and would you like me to individually peel the little green f*ckers using my teeth?’ I say just out …