Birth Plans

What is a birth plan?  A birth plan is a simple way of communicating your wishes to your caregiver about the kind of labour you would like to have, what you want to happen in certain circumstances and what you definitely hope to avoid.  It enables you to make informed decisions about your body, your labour … More Birth Plans

Birth Trauma

Most women look forward to the birth of their baby and envision it as a joyful and empowering experience, transitioning them into motherhood. Unfortunately, this is not the case for everyone with 25-34% of women reporting their birth as being traumatic.  So, what is a birth trauma?  Birth trauma is a response to a real … More Birth Trauma

Fetal Movements

Pregnancy is a weird and wonderful experience but leaves even the most confident woman thinking, is this symptom normal? Should I be worried? And who should I call?  Here are some frequently asked questions about fetal movement!  When does movement start?Babies can be seen (via ultrasound) physically moving at about ten weeks gestation but their … More Fetal Movements

5 breastfeeding tips for women with bigger breasts

Breastfeeding is definitely not a one-size-fits-all experience and those with bigger breasts can find themselves experiencing a range of different issues that their small chested friends may not encounter.   Here are my 5 top tips for mums with large breasts starting their breastfeeding journey:   Support them – Whether you already had large breasts … More 5 breastfeeding tips for women with bigger breasts

6 real life situations where baby wearing can save the day + Tula Free to Grow Review

Playing or entertaining older siblings – Even the most excited sibling will be a little put out when a new baby brother or sister comes on to the scene and even more so when mummy can’t play or run after them when tending to the new baby. Babywearing means you still have two hands free … More 6 real life situations where baby wearing can save the day + Tula Free to Grow Review

Top 3 childhood viruses + fever smart temperature monitor review

Infants and children are at an increased risk of contracting viruses and infectious diseases due to their lower immunity, minimal exposure to pathogens and vaccines, tendency to gather in groups (daycare, parks etc) and difficulty with hygiene (hand washing, toileting, putting things in their mouth etc). For parents, taking care of a sick child can … More Top 3 childhood viruses + fever smart temperature monitor review

Post immunisation tips + Aura Wrap by Ergo Review

Childhood immunisations are highly recommended in Australia to reduce child morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases such as Whopping cough, Hepatitis B, Polio and Chicken Pox.   The first of the childhood immunisations are given at 6-8 weeks and involve two injections into the leg muscles. Research has shown that vaccines are both safe and … More Post immunisation tips + Aura Wrap by Ergo Review

Jooyna Eco Wipes 

Having spent 9 months watching what I eat, drink and put on my skin to ensure that my growing baby was able to do so in the best environment, it seemed crazy to start wiping it with towelettes soaked in chemicals when it came earth side. Luckily when late night instagraming (with dreaded pregnancy insomnia) … More Jooyna Eco Wipes