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Pregnancy and Postpartum Exercise During Lockdown

By Katherine Baquie, physiotherapist and founder of FitNest Mama 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 …

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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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5 Ways To Boost Your Wellbeing This Spring

By Teresa Cutter, The Healthy Chef This year has not been easy, and almost everyone’s mental wellness has taken a hit – you’re probably feeling like you need to boost your wellbeing. Right? One thing a lot of people may not know is that your diet plays an important role in helping …

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Shift The Energy In Your Bedroom To Sleep Better

By Deni Kirkova Knowing how to feng shui the sh*t out of your bedroom is one of the most important parts of designing your home. And tired mamas everywhere are dying to know how to shift the energy in your bedroom to sleep better, because… #tiredasamother. We not only need …

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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 Do I Teach My Kids About Consent?

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor We need to have a chat about child consent. Because a new study has found that most Australian adults think we should start teaching children about consent and their body after school age. But Act for Kids Chief Executive Officer Dr Katrina Lines says …

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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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4 Reasons Why You Don’t Have To Be Perfect

By Dr Hayley Watson, Clinical Psychologist We live in a world full of “perfect” images – but guess what, you don’t have to be perfect. On social media we see only the positive sides of people’s lives, and it’s easy to get down on ourselves about how we measure up. …