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Knowing More About Stillbirth Could Save a Baby’s Life

By Nicole Fuge, Mama Disrupt® Managing Editor Stillbirth. It’s not something any mother expects to go through, so when it happens, the big question is – WHY? Brisbane mum, Holly, is one of the 2200 mothers who sadly have a stillbirth. And she shares the heartbreaking moment she gave birth to …

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What Is Mum Guilt? And How To Get Rid Of It

By Rebecca Hooton Let’s talk about mum guilt. I have it, you have it, we all have it. So let’s talk about it, mama. Meet Katie*. Before having her first child, she was a human resources manager. She was organised and kicking goals in her career, and expected to do …

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The 7 Signs of Burnout

No longer a thing exclusively for the corporate world, mama burnout is on the rise.
But what are the signs, and what can you do to bring some calm back to your world?

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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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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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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. …