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How To Increase Your Milk Suppply

As a breastfeeding mum, I was often worried about whether I was producing enough milk for my baby. If I could have seen and calculated how much milk my...

Adjusting To Early Parenthood

As soon as you discover you’re pregnant, there’s a world of adjustment that’s required and much of it is to be relished and delighted in.  However, you may...

‘Liquid Gold’… And How Best To Store It

In most cases, feeding your baby breastmilk directly from your breast will be the most simple and efficient way to feed him, however, this is not always possible...

6 Reasons Why Mums Stop Breastfeeding

At no point have I ever called myself a staunch breastfeeding advocate. When I was pregnant, I guess I just assumed that I WOULD breastfeed and that it would...

Secrets to a Seamless Sleep

Sleep. It’s that commodity for every parent, that’s more precious than gold. It’s not just that it’s very very important for a growing child, it’s for a parent...

The Wonder Of Skin-to-skin Contact

Baby loves a snuggle and don’t we all, but what recent research shows us today is that cuddling our babies uninterrupted and skin-to-skin, directly after their birth, has...

Six Kids – Cheaper By The (Half) Dozen

It’s budget time and the pollies are hard at work with their spin and rhetoric about how they’re going to spend the money that you and I worked...

Labour And Birth – The Blueprints

There are generally two schools of pregnant women; those diligent ones who have dieted on every birth book ever scribed; and those who are the more chilled variety,...

Baby: From Three To Six Months

Your growing baby is super scrumptious; adores the ground you walk upon and; finds your comedy hilarious.  What better friend is there? He’s increasingly entertaining and his growing chubbiness...

Immunisation – What You Need To Know

Our little ones need protection against many diseases, particularly when they’re young and their immune system is still developing. Australia has a wonderful program that helps us keep our...

Starting solids? What you need to know

My mum tells me stories of women in her generation; feeding solids to their newborns; giving water to satisfy an infant’s thirst; lacing dummies with honey and slipping...

You know you’ve got a newborn when…

When talking with expectant mums, I’ve always majorly under-played the extent to which their life is about to change. Sure, there’s going to be lots of new joy, wonder...