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.

Why is Tummy Time Important?

0 mums' stories

Did you know tummy time is incredibly important for the development of your little one? Discover how you can make tummy time enjoyable for your little one today.

My Birth Story - Part 1

0 mums' stories

Pregnancy and birth have always fascinated me and I absolutely love hearing other women’s stories and experiences of birth!

So it's no surprise that I ended up working in the field that I do, and I love the beautiful moments that I share with mamas and mamas-to-be.

The Experience of Birth is Different for Everyone

7 mums' stories

Prepare yourself for birth, but also be kind to yourself when things don't go as planned. Do you have a story to share?

What is Hypnobirthing?

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What is Hypnobirthing? If you are expecting a baby, it is definitely time for you to get yourself to an antenatal class so you are informed, empowered and have skills and tools to make this birth a positive one.

How breathing techniques can help during Labour

0 mums' stories

At birth, we take our first breath and remain connected to it for our entire lives. Did you know that how we use our breath has a biological effect on our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing?

12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

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Caroline Bagga, Founder of Mother Nurture Yoga, Sydney’s Leading Pregnancy Yoga School, talks about the importance of staying active during pregnancy and the many benefits of Pregnancy Yoga.

10 Australian Pregnancy Books You Should Read

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Caroline Bagga, Founder of Mother Nurture Yoga, Sydney’s Leading Pregnancy Yoga School, shares her pick of the best Australian Pregnancy and Birth books.

My 5 Breastfeeding Tips for new Mums, a Midwives Guide

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Edwina is a registered Midwife with her own business called Birth Beat. She has two children and each were completely different when it came to breastfeeding. Read her story and her best bit of advice.

What to Pack in your Bag for Labour

5 mums' stories

Kara (mum of 3) gives some great tips and tricks to new mums on what to pack in your hospital bag, and they may well be things you haven't thought of.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome during Pregnancy

0 mums' stories

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can occur in pregnancy! Find out what the symptoms are and what you can do about it.

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