EVENT REVIEW: Disney On Ice – Dare To Dream
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Perth Arena was transformed into a magical fairytale land over the weekend when Disney on Ice Dare to Dream skated into town. We sent Mum Central's Perth reporter to the show with her 5yo son, her mother and her sister, and asked her to share her very first Disney on Ice experience with our readers. Here's what she had to say! I...
Sydney’s RPA Hospital issues Important Health Warning over Ineffective Vaccine
RPA Immunisation Warning
Mothers who gave birth at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) between August 2013 and January 2015 are urged to contact hospital authorities after a faulty fridge may have possibly tainted vaccines delivered to patients. An investigation launched after discovering the faulty equipment, has found vaccines may possibly have been housed in temperatures outside the optimal range. Deborah Willcox, RPA’s General Manager, said...
The Martin Place Siege – Helping Children Cope
With the recent siege at Lindt Café in Sydney's Martin Place dominating media, it is challenging to shield our children from such distressing news and images. Young minds that are still developing may struggle to process such complex and traumatic exposure to violent news events. With 24 hour news coverage streaming before their eyes, it may be difficult for them...
Exclusive Behind the Scenes at the 2014 Credit Union Christmas Pageant
Credit Union Christmas Pageant
Even in its 82nd year, the Credit Union Christmas Pageant certainly didn't fail to deliver! A South Australian institution, the pageant is regarded as one of the world's greatest pageants, and it's no surprise. With more than 3,900 people working on the pageant, it draws millions of viewers each year from around the world. Our CEO Belinda Jennings and Deputy Editor Tania...
Centre Of Perinatal Excellence Launched To Help Tackle Postnatal Depression
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Australia’s first Centre for Perinatal Excellence (COPE), spearheaded by Dr. Nicole Highet (former Deputy CEO of beyondblue) has launched today to help parents-to-be and new parents with the huge number of issues they face. Disturbing new COPE research reveals that from a sample of 1021 women who had pre/postnatal depression or anxiety, 74% revealed they did NOT seek help until they simply...
Childcare Breeds Poor Behaviour… In Parents
New research linking childcare centres to bad behaviour in kids has sparked ANOTHER online debate between parents nationally. A major national study of more than 3,200 children has found that the length of time a child spends at a childcare centre in the first three years of life is associated with a particular set of problem behaviours by ages 4-5...
This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped in Over 25 Countries to Examine Global Beauty Standards
What We Found Will Shock You!   Freelance Journalist Esther Honig sent an unaltered photo of herself to more than 40 Photoshop Experts around the world, with the request to 'make her beautiful'.  Her aim? To bring to  light how beauty standards differ so much across various cultures. The project, titled Before & After, originally came to Honig while she was...
2014 Parenting Survey: Have Your Say and Win!
Here's your chance to tell us about yourself, your family and what you really want! When I created Australian Baby Bargains three years ago, I never imagined we'd hit 100,000 members so quickly, expand nationwide and become the valued and respected brand we have become.  I'm so proud of our community (of now over 135,000 members), and I'm passionate about...
2013 Best Christmas Light Displays
We asked, you told us! Here's your recommendations for the best Christmas Light displays around Adelaide in alphabetical order. Aberfoyle Park: 7 Tandy Street Andrews Farm: Dawn Crescent Andrews Farm: President Avenue Andrews Farm: Crawford Grove Andrews Farm: Commodore Parade Andrews Farm: Prosperity Way Angle Vale: Heaslip Road, opposite BWS Angle Vale:  Max Fatchen Drive Angle Vale: Edmonds Road Angle Vale:  Whitelaws Court Banksia Park: Nunyah Drive - 28 of 32 houses lit up! (Recommended x 7) Belair:  Thorngate Drive Burton: Atkinson Drive Birkenhead:...