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Pearls of wisdom just for mums, dads and carers

This is the place where practitioners, specialists and professionals share with you their 'pearl of wisdom' about all things pregnancy, birth and post birth related. These are the opinions of the author/s and we acknowledge that not one baby or mum is the same, so what may work for one may not possibly not work for another. Mums know their bodies and their babies best, so do what is right for you.

We do not aim to be a substitute for health or parenting advice.

In each of these articles we are lucky enough to have parents share their personal experiences, so please share your story too.

Top 3 sleep strategies for newborn babies

Top 3 sleep strategies for newborn babies

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Sleep is such an important necessity for everyone to lead a happy, healthy life. Motherhood is incredibly fulfilling, but equally challenging. Throw in sleepless nights and an unsettled baby and you end up with a very unhappy, distressed, anxious family unit.

Read on to learn about my top newborn sleep strategies.

How to empower your birth partner for brilliance

How to empower your birth partner for brilliance

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The role of the birth partner is critical to the birth experience. But how do we give them the tools, knowledge and skills to know what to do when the time comes?

Rebecca from Birth Sense Australia shares some of the reasons why preparing your partner for birth is one of the best things you can ever do.

How to Massage your Baby

How to Massage your Baby

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By touch your baby learns about the environment, about you, and about how to experience pleasure. A gentle massage with pure plant oils will not only nourish and protect baby it will also help strengthen your emotional bond.

Four Top Parenting Tips for New Parents-to-be

Four Top Parenting Tips for New Parents-to-be

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Being a parent is an incredibly rewarding and challenging experience. It is also a multitude of other things, that don’t sound nearly as desirable or positive! Bridget from Motherlifework gives her top tips for new parents with a little one on the way.

My Experience of being a new Mum - You are Not Alone!

My Experience of being a new Mum - You are Not Alone!

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"I think as a new mother the most important thing to remember at all times is that you are not alone."

Maternal and Child Healthcare Centres across Australia allocate you to a Mothers Group when your baby is 2-12 weeks old and we highly recommend you attend.

Bridget from Motherlifework talks through her experience as a first time mum, which has led to a creation of an online course available to other first time mums.

What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

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A Doula is a pillar of support during pregnancy and the postnatal period. If you have ever wondered what their role is and the services they offer, read on.......

What are the benefits of Baby Massage & Baby Yoga?

What are the benefits of Baby Massage & Baby Yoga?

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Relaxation and connection are just some of the benefits for both baby and their parent.

Top 5 Sleep Tips During Isolation

Top 5 Sleep Tips During Isolation

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What a strange new world we have found ourselves in. We’ve all heard the saying “it takes a village to raise a baby”. So what happens when we are forced to physically distance ourselves from our village?

How to gently clean and care for baby’s sensitive nappy area

How to gently clean and care for baby’s sensitive nappy area

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How can I gently clean and care for the sensitive nappy area? And how can I protect my baby from rashes on her bottom? Weleda midwife Christina Hinderlich, gives tips and information about caring for your baby’s most sensitive area.

What you need to know about COVID-19 and Pregnancy

What you need to know about COVID-19 and Pregnancy

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As the COVID-19 epidemic continues to evolve both here in Australia and internationally, it’s only natural that pregnant women and their families are feeling concerned. Edwina Sharrock, a Registered Nurse, Midwife and Creator of Birth Beat, an online childbirth education program, explains everything you need to know about pregnancy and COVID-19.

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