Study Finds Potential Link to Vitamin D Preventing Autism
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Could Vitamin D reduce the risk of Autism? Researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute think that there might be a link. Autism has been linked to more ‘causes’ than you can probably keep track of. After the total debunking of the vaccine-autism connection, it seems like every week there’s a new reason for this condition. From dad’s age to something...
My Wife Had A Miscarriage: One Dad’s Brave Story
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We were in Bali holidaying with family and celebrating our wedding anniversary when my wife, Emma, called me into the bathroom and said ‘I think I’m having a miscarriage’. I immediately felt useless, not only because she had instantly asked for her Mum, but because I had no idea how I could help. This wasn’t my body and I didn’t...
How to Conceive a Girl: Down & Dirty Secrets to Increase Your Odds!
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In the aim of tipping the gender odds in your favour Mum Central explores it all! From what to eat to how to shag and everything in between… if you want a girl here’s the rumoured tips and tricks on how to conceive a girl! Got a tribe of boys already and long for some pink in your life? Maybe...
How Many Kids I Have is None of Your Business
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I’m a married, mother of one and the question I get asked on a regular basis is “when are you having another baby?” The more I get asked, the more annoyed I get. I’m at the point now where I’m starting to lose all concept of politeness about it.  Why do I keep getting asked if I’m having any more...
The Question That I’ve Stopped Asking My Friends – And You Should Too!
There seems to be a standard set of questions in life that follow a pattern like this: “Are you seeing anyone?” and when you are…“You guys have been together for a while! When are you getting married?” and once you’re married…“How’s married life treating you?” and after a couple of months, with a wink and a nudge…“So, when are you...
Doing it Pregnant: Your Most Embarrassing Sex Questions Answered!
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When you’re expecting there’s some majorly awkward sex questions you’re dying to answer. It’s time to stop hinting at your bestie or dancing around the topic with your doc. Mum Central is here and we’re answering it all! From your libido to lack of, oral to anal, vibrators to vaginas this is your tell-all guide to pregnant sex! NOTE: If you’re...
The Secret Truth About Pregnancy Loss
Pregnancy loss impacts in different ways. Four brave women share their personal story in a time when the community still shies away from this difficult conversation. Unfortunately, pregnancy loss has become extremely common. 1 in 4 confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage before 20 weeks. In fact, it seems almost abnormal NOT to have a miscarriage in your journey to motherhood these...
The Boy/Girl Bummer: How to Deal with Gender Disappointment
Have you found yourself a little flat since finding out your baby’s gender? Many Mums-to-be will quietly admit to hoping for one gender yet delivering another. It’s perfectly natural to have a preference but unfortunately, life can have other plans for us! What’s a mum to do when she’s experiencing gender disappointment? Mother Nature doesn’t give a damn what you’re...
Gestational Diabetes: Oh No! What Now? Part Two: Little Steps to Motherhood
There were five main ways my life changed with GDM. Some changes were temporary, while others became more permanent. Read part one of this story here.  Each undertaking seemed difficult at the time, but I soon came to understand that change is not meant to be easy. And if it can take you to a better place, then surely there will...
Gestational Diabetes – Oh No! What Now?
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Part One: Early Weeks and Banana Splits I’ve never had a sweet tooth. Give me garlic bread and salty chips any day. But when I fell pregnant with my first child, something happened to me overnight. A woman possessed, I couldn’t get enough of sugar. Chocolate, ice cream, sweet tea, jelly beans — you name it, I craved it. And...