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Fun games to play indoors

  Dr Jane Williams  Sun 26 May 13

The wet winter months make it more challenging to keep the children occupied and moving. Moving is the key word here – children who sit watching screens, whether they be TV, computer, notebo..

To discipline or not? The marble jar method

  Chantelle Kerr  Tue 22 January 13

Parents often experience many difficulties with parenting. Parenting doesn't generally come with an instruction book, so we often have to learn as we go! Depending on the age of the children the c..

Chiropractic and pregnancy- a natural approach

  Paul Atkins  Tue 22 January 13

"Every day more clinical research is showing that chiropractic care can play a crucial role during pregnancy, labour and delivery" stated Dr Drew Rubin."Research showing that the Webster Technique..

Belly dance through pregnancy: an ancient dance for a modern mama!

  Virginia Keft-Kennedy  Tue 22 January 13

Women of the Middle East have 'hip circled', 'shimmied' and swayed their way through pregnancy for centuries. Belly dancing is one of the earliest surviving dances and with its ancient connec..

Tips for a happy & healthy pregnancy

  Nadine Campbell  Tue 22 January 13

When you are planning to become pregnant, even if it is not the first time, you are embarking on a journey that can sometimes feel overwhelming. The good news is that with proper nutritional and l..

Returning to exercise after the birth of your child!

  Belinda Henry  Tue 22 January 13

Your pelvic floor muscles are the base of the cylinder of muscles commonly called "the core". The pelvic floor muscles help in bladder and bowel control, support the pelvic organs and assist in s..

HypnoBirthing - Philosophy for achieving calm and loving birth

  Veronika Scurr  Tue 22 January 13

Over the centuries women have been looking at birth as something that has to be endured, feared or at best tolerated in order to have a baby. Birth has been perceived as a medical incident that is..

Dealing with infertility

  Tanya Demello  Tue 22 January 13

Three and half years ago my husband and I were in a wonderful place, we had just bought a new house that we were renovating, we both had great jobs and hot on the heels of my 29th birthday we deci..

Lazy mum!

  Louise David  Tue 22 January 13

I'm the first to admit that I'm a lazy person, if I can get out of doing something, I will, if I can do something half heartedly but get the same result I will. I've now realised I parent the way ..

Perceived low supply and frequent feeding

  Louise David  Tue 22 January 13

Are you feeding again? You mustn't have enough milk? Maybe I don't have enough? These are frequently heard comments and thoughts by mums who are simply experiencing normal newborn feeding beh..

Post Natal Depression

  Alyson Officer  Tue 22 January 13

Postnatal Depression Awareness Week was held recently so it is a great time to have a look at this illness. Just talking about it breaks down the stigma associated with antenatal and postnatal dep..

Tummy time tips

  C Coulter-O'Berry et al  Tue 22 January 13

Tummy time is a valuable and important activity for your baby from birth onwards. The increased awareness of SIDS (sudden unexpected death in infancy or fatal sleeping accidents) has lead to safe ..

Towards less stress for parents nurturing happy healthy families

  Erika Steller  Tue 22 January 13

Parenting can feel like a whirlwind in our super busy world, juggling home, family, work and social engagements. Our children keep us almost constantly on the go, and the responsibilities of being..

Breastfeeding booby traps

  Louise David  Thu 22 January 15

Because our culture is so far removed from the village community of Africa or indigenous Australia many women can reach adulthood without ever seeing another woman breastfeed. Then as a community..

Immunisation Schedule and Clinic Dates

    Thu 29 November 12

Immunisation protects children (and adults) against harmful infections before they come into contact with them in the community. Immunisation uses the body's natural defence mechanism - the immune..

My pregnancy journey and HBAC of Ky

  Bec Gorman  Thu 29 November 12

This story begins with the birth of our first baby, Madison in September 2008. Our beautiful baby girl entered the world via 'emergency' caesarean after I was induced at 39 weeks for a mild case o..

Everybody's doing yoga even the kids!

  Erika Steller  Mon 2 May 11

Have you tried yoga? Have your children? It seems many people have either done yoga or thought maybe they should try it. The beneficial effects of yoga are many, with a growing body of research wo..

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