Undiagnosed Genetic Syndrome: How Do You Help When You Don’t Know What’s Wrong?
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When your child is ill you just want them to get better. But what if you never knew what it was that was troubling them? This is Undiagnosed Genetic Syndrome.  How could you fix things if no matter how many doctors you met, none knew what the problem was or what was causing it? And how would you cope if you never knew...
Mum Makes Striking Pregnancy Announcement, Highlighting Infertility
Lauren Walker Pregnancy Announcement
This Mum shared the hard reality of what her pregnancy announcement really entailed.. 452 needles and 953 days.  When Lauren Walker (USA) announced her pregnancy on Facebook, she didn’t do it with the same old ultrasound pic that you see all of the time. This awesome announcement included needles. Yep, needles. Actually, it included the 452 needles that Walker used during her fertility...
Product Recall: Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink
Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink
The ACCC has issued a recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink due to risk of potential injuries. Affected swings can be identified via a date code stamp on the product. The recall of the Little Tikes Snug n Secure Swing Pink is based on potential injury as a result of the plastic seat cracking or breaking, posing a fall hazard. Whilst...
New Autism Spectrum Research Shows Friends Won’t Speak Up
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New Autism Spectrum Research reveals early detection is critical for improving treatment efficacy.  Most importantly, it's often those closest to a child who notice the first signs. Yet family and friends are hesitant to speak up.  New Autism Spectrum research from Columbia Business School and the Seaver Autism Center reveals that children who have older siblings or frequent interaction with grandparents are diagnosed...
Quadriplegic Woman Spent $16,000 on IVF and Achieves Dream of being a Mum
Despite a broken neck and a diagnosis that she’d never walk again, this quadriplegic woman went on to become a mum. Really! 26 year old Nicole Crawford of Sydney broke her neck in a car accident when she was 18 years old  She endured five rounds of IVF costing over $16,000 and gave birth to healthy baby Reagan The single mother used a...
Have Your Say in the 2017 Parenting Survey and WIN!
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Here’s your chance to tell us about yourself, your family and what you really want in the 2017 Parenting Survey! Plus, 2 lucky readers will win share in $500 Prepaid Visa Card just for completing! At Mum Central we're pretty passionate about bringing you the freshest, most relevant news, offers and advice on the planet.  From competitions to product reviews,...
5 UV-Friendly, Beach Confidence Hacks for Mums of All Sizes. Enter to Win!
Dread the pool or beach? Here's five easy ways to totally hack swimwear confidence and feel great on the sand thanks to Honeybell Cover Ups. Fake it until you make it, right?  Plus, read on to enter to win your very own Honeybell Coverup, perfect for the beach or poolside - choose your style! Summer's almost over and you might be lamenting that you...
Game Changer for Lego Fans: Lego Tape is Here!
Lego-Tape
Ever dreamed of merging Lego with another toy or surface? Creative play knows no bounds with this new Lego Tape. If you've got Lego fans in your house this new product is a real game changer. The adhesive tape designed by Nimuno sticks to anything allowing you to turn everything in your life into a Lego-compaitable surface! One of the biggest problems...
Mum Will Sue After Baby Dropped on Head Fracturing Skull
Mother sues over dropped baby
In both a parent and hospital's worst nightmare a new mum will sue after a nurse dropped her baby and fractured his skull. Kelsey Bond, 19,  from Ontario, Canada, said she received a phone call from the maternity ward manager about the incident, explaining a nurse had "fallen asleep feeding him and woke up to him crying on the floor". This...
No Jab No Play: PM Pushes for Non-Vaccinated Kids To Be Banned From Childcare
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has written to state and territory leaders in a move towards introducing consistent laws to protect children across the country. Unvaccinated children could be banned from attending childcare centres and preschools across Australia as part of a renewed push by the federal government. "If you don't vaccinate your child you are not just putting their own life...