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  • A midwife’s guide to packing your hospital bag

    So, after months of researching every baby product, breast pump and swaddle, we come to the all-important hospital bag… but what do you really need for that sweet stay in hospital with your gorgeous newborn? We asked midwife Kelly Austin to share her tips and tricks. View Post
  • I’m a new mum; but who am I? Dealing with loss of identity in motherhood.

    Nothing welcomes you more to motherhood than completely losing yourself. You look in the mirror and not sure who you see looking back at you. You haven’t showered in days, your hair isn’t brushed, you’re wearing PJs at 4pm and you probably can’t remember what you did 15 minutes ago. Don't worry, you are not alone. View Post
  • 5 Pregnancy-safe skin treatments to book today

    When you’re pregnant, knowing what is safe and what isn’t when it comes to skin care can be worrying. So to take the hard work out of it, we asked Dermal Therapist, Ellie Jade Brennan, from Erin Aesthetics, for help. View Post
  • How to deal with postnatal depression and anxiety (PNDA)

    1 in 5 Australian Mummas (and 1 in 10 Australian fathers and partners) will experience postnatal depression and anxiety (PNDA). Here are 5 ways to help deal with PNDA from Gidget Foundation Australia Clinical Team Leader, Christine Barnes. View Post
  • Common Pregnancy Skin Issues (and how to treat them)

    From the moment you find out that you’re pregnant, you’ll notice a bucketload of changes to your body. Apart from your growing belly, your hair may become thicker and you may notice changes to your skin and nails as well. 

    We spoke to dermal therapist, Ellie Jade Brennan at Erin Aesthetics about why some of us get the famous pregnancy 'glow' and some of us are blessed with acne and pigmentation!

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  • Miscarriage, let’s talk about it.

    Miscarriage is irreversible, uncontrollable and highly emotional, yet it’s probably the most commonly kept secret by women all around the world. How do you know if you are miscarrying? What do you do if you think you are? And how do you cope during and afterwards? This is my story. View Post
  • Have you considered Hypnobirthing?

    Are you ready for the baby’s arrival? 

    Is the nursery decorated? Check! 

    Do we have the right car-seat? Got it!  

    Did we buy the perfect pram? Yes! 

    Okay, what about child birthing classes!?

    We asked registered nurse, midwife and Hypnobirthing Australia practitioner Kelly Austin to explain a little about preparing for birth with hypnobirthing.

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  • Private or Public for birth? Here’s what you need to know

    There are lots of decisions to make before and after you fall pregnant (baby names, nursery colours, Instagram handles…), however the most important one is probably where you decide to give birth. Unless you’re opting for a homebirth, your decision will most likely come down to choosing a public or private hospital. View Post