Author: Baby Hints & Tips

Quitting smoking once pregnant

Q&A: I’m after some support and advice I’m 8weeks pregnant and I feel like I’m lacking confidence in myself to quit smoking l have been cutting down every day but struggling l don’t want negative comments pls as i already being really hard on myself thank u!

Shifting Baby Weight

Q&A: What worked for you to shift the baby weight?


First Birthday Party Food Ideas

Q&A: Can mums suggest some finger food for my baby’s first birthday the party will have a broad range of ages of children and adults. Kids ages from 1 yr – through to 16 yrs old.

positive pregnancy test

What to do now I have a positive HPT

Q&A: I have just found out today that I am pregnant. (First time) and i am just wondering what happens now?? Ive booked a doctor’s appointment is that all I need to do at this stage???

Advice for Cesarean Section Recovery

Q&A: My friend has just gone through a 23 hour labour resulting in an emergency Cesarean. Her n bub are fine. I’ve never had a c-section so I don’t know what advice to give her about healing and in general getting back to normal everyday life, can anyone give me some advice to give her?

moving toddler from cot to bed

Transitioning your Toddler from a Cot to a Bed

Tips from parents: How old was your little one when you transitioned them from a cot to a bed? What worked for you? What’s your best tip for making it as hassle free as possible?

Co-Sleeping and Bedtime

Q&A: When you Co sleep, does baby/toddler/child go to bed the same time you do? Or do you settle them in your bed and then join them when you got to bed

Tips for managing your infants biting

Q&A: What is everyone’s experience with biting? My 10 month old has bitten me twice now when he’s really over excited jumping around and bites my shoulder…not sure if he will even understand if I say “no”…?

{RECIPE} Sugar Free Chocolate Pudding

A Chocolate pudding that’s sugar free, dairy free and egg free. Great for people with allergies or if you are cutting down on your sugar intake. Try making this for your Australia Day festivities dessert!

Easter Gift ideas

Q&A: What are you getting your little ones (under 12 months) for Easter this year?

School Routine

Q&A: What is your routine for school and how do you stick to it?

Headlice Prevention

Headlice seem to go hand in hand with daycare or school. Prevention is always better than a cure, so unless you want to shave your child’s head, check out the tips here.

Circumcision Custom

Circumcision Details

Q&A: Parents share their advice and thoughts on deciding should I circumcise my baby

circumcision in older babies

Circumcision in an older infant

Q&A: Parents share their experience with circumcision in older infants.

{RECIPE} Island Mango Bread

I modified this recipe today from a banana bread recipe I often use. It worked a treat, and is a great way to use up over-ripe mangoes!  So summery and yum, full of nutritious ingredients and high in fibre with only a small amount of butter added.

I hope you like it!

Sad girl heaving depression

Considering abortion after relationship breakdown

I have just come out of a relationship two weeks ago. I already have a three year old to a different guy whom I was with for five years. This recent relationship only lasted 6 months. I’ve just taken two positive pregnancy tests. I’m unsure as what to do.

White Chocolate Raspberry Ice Cream

White Chocolate Raspberry Ice Cream

Quick, super easy to make and perfect for Summer Entertaining, this frozen treat is sophisticated enough to serve to both adult guests and children alike. You can serve layered with raspberries in individual glasses or use the mini cones as we have done.

Dealing with new pregnancy with a 6 month old

Q&A: How did you deal with a new pregnancy when you last was still a young baby? Is it too much for the family and your body, or did it work out well for you? I’m being pushed to terminate and I don’t know what to do.

gift ideas for teachers

Gift ideas for teachers

Q&A: I have a few teachers to give gifts to this year? Any ideas?