24 Hours Inside A Sick Mum’s Brain
Seventies Baby shares almost every thought that entered her head in a 24 hour period of being a very sick mum... and we so get it! The following takes place between 7.30pm Monday night and 7.30pm Tuesday night.   Oh God I feel sick. I can’t feel sick, it’s Monday night. It’s probably just a bug. Of course it’s a bug – the kids probably...
Real Birth Stories : Having Your Baby at 32 Weeks
It wasn't the most pleasant pregnancy. Being my first, I had no basis of comparison, but I knew I wasn't enjoying it. I was sick, uncomfortable, in pain. I was scared and stressed. But I was also thrilled and excited.  All in all, it was a pretty boring pregnancy to start with. At 30 weeks, I went for my usual check...
It Kills More Women than Breast Cancer Each Year – Learn the Signs to Prevent a Tragedy
Heart Disease
Ok, so during my discovery of the prevalence of heart disease in Australian women I learnt about how that impacted on our risk of stroke. I’m a bit embarrassed to confess that I only ever thought of stroke as a brain issue, in that – it occurs in the brain.   As is my way, I never thought any further...
This Car Seat Accessory Could Save Your Baby’s Life
Not too long ago a baby died in Victoria after being forgotten in a hot car all day. It was not the first time it had happened and it prompted us to write this article on car seat safety - 7 Ways to Avoid Forgotten Baby Syndrome. Now, five students from Rice University in Texas, Audrey Clayton, Rachel Wang, Jason...
TOUCHING VIDEO: Low Price, High Quality. Here’s why nobody will buy these t-shirts.
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Let's face it. Most of us are on the lookout for affordable and stylish fashion - you know, the type that doesn't necessarily break the bank. With fashion seeming to be getting cheaper and cheaper by the day, it seems affordable and stylish fashion is now in each reach.  Or is it? A $5 T-shirt? Great! A $10 dress? Wonderful! These are...
Join Us for A Night in Rio with a Very Special Guest!
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It’s time to dust off your dancing shoes, get out the sequins and turn up the Peter Allen in preparation for the party event of the year, A Night in Rio! Autism SA and Minda are holding their Gala Event of the Year - A Night in Rio -  and we're inviting you to join us for what will be...
I Had all the Symptoms of a Heart Attack but Didn’t Call an Ambulance
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It was the middle of the night and I was in that DEEP sleep that all mums crave and savour. You know the one. The kind of sleep we need to refuel and repair and recharge before we face the onslaught of the relentless next day. “Mum! I think I’ve got diarrhea!” 2.30am and this was my wake-up call. I lay there,...
Meeting Murilo – What the Doctor Did at This Blind Mother’s Ultrasound Was Incredible!
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The excitement of embracing your baby for the first time is unique. For Tatiana it was even more special. Meeting Murilo is a true story of this blind mother #CountingTheDays to embrace her baby boy. For a blind mother, the smell of a baby’s hand grazing her nose is all the more potent. The tuft of hair on the little...
It’s Killing One Australian Woman Every Two Hours – Are You At Risk?
Heart-Disease
Heart disease and heart attacks are often perceived as being an older man’s disease, however heart disease is the single biggest killer of Australian women. Over 4,000 women died of a heart attack in Australia in 2013 - that’s one woman every 2 hours! Learn the facts about women and heart attack Did you know that heart disease is the single...
10 Things I Don’t Want For Mother’s Day – An Open Letter To My Husband
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Dear Husband, I really love you but WHY is it so hard for you to get me a Mothers Day gift I actually like? You know I'm a working mum of two, running two businesses and in our household, I'm superwoman. For everyone's birthday, Christmas and ESPECIALLY Father's Day – I spend weeks researching the perfect gift. I make notes in my phone...