Personal Trainers Share: 8 Top Tips For Exercising Safely During Pregnancy

Top Tips For Exercising Safely During Pregnancy
Let me be honest here. During the last few months of my first two pregnancies, the only ‘fitness’ I was into was how to ‘fitness’ a Magnum Ego into my mouth! After having my twins, I was unhealthy, tired and unhappy. I decided to make some changes. Confession: I joined a gym in order to have some ‘me’ time and found...

Mum Faces Backlash After Using Breast Milk For Cake Stall Brownies

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Picture this. It's the night before the kindy cake stall.  You're making brownies. Betty Crocker, White Wings, from scratch, the recipe doesn't matter. What DOES matter is that you're missing an ingredient. Milk to be precise. You don't need much but the recipe won't work without it. There is no back up plan. You also do not own a cow or...

Mum Gives Birth Aboard Qantas Flight

Mum Gives Birth Aboard Qantas Flight
One mum has joined an exclusive club, reportedly giving birth onboard an A380 flight. While details remain light on the ground, reports are that a Q1 flight was diverted due to a medical emergency. The Qantas flight, which was bound for London, Heathrow after taking off in Sydney, was diverted to Cyprus due to a medical emergency. That emergency? Apparently a mid...

Would You Let Your Children Watch You Give Birth?

Would You Let Your Children Watch You Give Birth
Would you let your children watch you give birth? The Carraway family in did just that, inviting their daughter into the delivery room. Jacee, 12, from Mississippi USA, was present for the arrival of her baby brother, Cayson, earlier this month. Their decision has sparked fierce online debate, here's what happened. Midwife in training Having Jacee deliver her brother wasn't part of the...

Hilarious! We Hear You Mumma, 8 Pregnancy Realities You’ll Never Forget!

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Pregnancy. It's just a walk in the park isn't it? That beautiful, perfectly swelling belly, glowing complexion, gloriously thick and lustrous hair. You probably think to yourself regularly "I should just be pregnant ALL THE TIME." If you've ever been pregnant, are pregnant right now, have stood near a pregnant person or just happened to have shared a lift with...

Queen Bey and Jay Z Welcome Twins

Queen Bey and Jay Z Welcome Twins
While you might not have heard of them, it seems a couple who are apparently kind of famous in the music world have welcomed two new bundles of joy. Of course we jest. You'd have to have been living in a large pit, beneath an even larger rock, on an extremely isolated island not to know that the Queen and...

Take a Peek Inside George and Amal Clooney’s $14,000 Birthing Suite. Nice!

News broke on Tuesday that George Clooney, and his not-at-all accomplished wife Amal (she's just a well respected and highly successful human rights lawyer, no biggie) had welcomed their twins. The classically named Ella and Alexander, arrived in a modest birthing suite at their local public hospital. Or, slightly more accurately, at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The very same digs...

The Real Mum’s Guide to What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag
Some women are so organised that their hospital bag is packed before their baby bump has even appeared. Others scramble to shove bits and pieces in a bag while breathing through contractions as they head to the hospital.  Whatever your organisational style, your hospital bag is a pretty important piece of luggage! So, other than PJ’s and undies, what do...

101 Thoughts I Have While Breastfeeding

101 Thoughts I Have While Breastfeeding
If you’ve ever breastfed a baby you’ll know how your mind can wonder while you’re feeding.  Here’s a totally real and totally relatable account of that beautiful, frustrating, painful, rewarding (insert any other word that applies!) time... FML. Ok, ok, ok. Let's go kiddo. We've been through this, I have to unclip the bra... YOU HAVE TO WAIT A SECOND! ...

Sneaky High Fibre Pineapple Smoothie: Mum’s Delicious Secret Weapon for Pregnancy & Kids

Perfect for the whole family, this sneaky high fibre pineapple smoothie tastes delish but it's got the 'goodness' to keep you super-regular.  Toddlers can struggle with toileting (and that's painful for everyone!) and pregnancy can bring some less-than-lovely side-effects as well. (Let's not even mention those huh?) Whether you're looking to solve a problem or just improve your general bowel...

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