Starting Your Baby on Solids is Simple. Here’s What To Do and What NOT to Do!

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Starting your baby on solids is a major milestone in your baby’s development and often the cause of much excitement, followed by confusion in parents.  Many parents can feel a little overwhelmed by where and how to start and find the thought of providing three meals a day daunting. Just ease yourself into it, following the simple and practical Food...

This Paediatrician Stops Babies Crying by ‘Shaking their Booty – Introducing The Hold

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We all know that shaking your baby (or any baby for that matter) when he’s crying is 100% definitely a major, mega no-no. It’s dangerous, and potentially deadly. That said, a light-touch rock and a gentle little booty shake (yes, booty shake) can actually stop a screaming infant in their tracks. Paediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton of Pacific Ocean Paediatrics in the...

Pram Safety : The Bassinette Safe Sleeping Guidelines You Should Know

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Understanding current bassinette safe sleeping guidelines is something every new and seasoned parent should know and understand.   The Pram Bassinette There's a lot of talk as to whether it's safe to sleep a baby unsupervised in a pram bassinette. There is currently no Australian Standard for bassinettes which means that they are available in many shapes, sizes, styles and different materials. SIDS and...

Be Rewarded for Sharing Your Baby’s Feeding Experiences

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Researchers at Deakin University are running a short online survey to find out about your baby's feeding practices over the first 9 months of life for parents in Australia.  They are seeking parents who are willing to complete three short surveys -one when your baby is less than 3 months old, one when your baby is 6 months old and the last...

Apply to Review This New Product for Babies with Colic. It Could Change Your World!

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Colic. Like it or not (most likely), it's a fact of life for many new parents. The screams, the cries, it's just heartbreaking! Fortunately, Closer to Nature have just released their Advanced Comfort range, specifically for colicky babies. As a first time mum, I really struggled to find a solution to my little boy's screams, howls and cries - making meal times...

Must Watch! This TV Commercial Will Make You Cry! Welcome to the Sisterhood of Motherhood

There’s something going down on the playground. Don’t they know that everyone has their own way of parenting? But when it comes down to it, we’re all on the same side in motherhood. Help us put an end to the judgment by sharing this video with every parent you know.  

How Osteopathy Can Benefit Your Child

We bet you've never thought about taking your child to see an osteopath. "Kids are so flexible - why would they need to see an osteopath?" It's a common belief and, largely, true but there are a range of problems that may interfere with the normal musculoskeletal development of a child. Trauma during the birth process, childhood accidents and falls can...

How to Keep Organised When Sending Your Kids to Childcare

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Do you dread childcare mornings and wonder how you can be more efficient and organised when sending your kids to childcare? Do you often stare in envious awe at “those people” who breeze into childcare with neat hair, flawless makeup and an immaculately ironed shirt with their serene and equally neat and groomed children in tow? Surely you have...

What to Look For When Choosing a Child Care Centre

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Different mums have different motivation for returning back to the workforce after having children. Here's our Top 10 things to look for when choosing a child care centre. For some it is financially related as the cost of living increases and lifestyle expectations seem to grow.  For others, it is career-oriented decision and there is a desire (and sometimes pressure)...

10 Parenting Rules – and I broke them all

Confession.  I was one self-righteous, know-it-all bitch Before Children . It’s true. I knew it ALL. Anything wrong with a kid? It’s their mum’s fault. Sometimes their dad’s. But mainly mum... because she CHOSE the dad after all. In my, far from humble, opinion parents were entirely responsible for everything their kids did, thought, said and broke. And I knew...

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