Parents’ Health

Baby Blues

Baby Blues – Identifying warning signs of post-natal depression

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Why We Should Ask Mums R U OK?

As a first-time mum, I was excitedly anticipating the birth of my first child. An experience dreams were made of. I had read the books, Googled the articles, and chatted …

postnatal depression stories

Postnatal depression stories

Mums share their postnatal depression stories. It helps to know you are not alone, read stories of real mums PND journey.

post natal depression

Postnatal Depression

Dr advice on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of postnatal depression

Gadgets for your lady bits. For health. Okay they were in 50 Shades of Grey too.

Gadgets for your lady bits – yes we are going there. Products listed here may help you but are not a common topic of conversation.

new mum anxiety

New Mummy Anxiety

New Mum Anxiety – tips to manage your stress and expectations to help you manage through the new baby stage

Healthy snacks when breastfeeding

Healthy Snacks When Breastfeeding

Healthy snacks when breastfeeding. Breastfeeding can greatly increase your hunger and extra calories need to be consumed. Here are some healthy snack ideas

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Uterine Prolapse

Uterine Prolaspse – Our resident midwife explains what is a prolapsed uterus, the signs and symptoms of a uterus prolapse and how a prolapse is treated

8 reasons why mums must put themselves first

8 Reasons for mums to put themselves first! Mums need to be looking after themselves to look after their kids so come and find some ideas to be the best mum you can be

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Bowel Cancer: that elephant in the room

Personal story to promote bowel cancer awareness. Know the risks and what to look out for to protect yourself and your family and detect bowel cancer early

Urinary Incontinence: Ending the Dribble

Urinary Incontinence – incontinence is not normal. Some advice and references to help and know when to seek professional help

Mum Anxious At Night – Searching For Baby

Parenting Question: New Mum Anxiety at Night: I wake up in the middle of the night searching for my baby in the bed or thinking I’m holding her. Did anyone else had similar experience? When did it stop?

Dealing with fear of intimacy after childbirth

Q&A: Once you’re given the all clear from the doctor how long did it take you to get over the fear of it hurting during intercourse? And did anything help you?

Lose Baby Weight and 12WBT programs for mums

Q&A: I’m just after people’s experiences with the program’s Michelle Bridges 12WBT and Lose Baby Weight, regarding weight loss while breastfeeding? Has anyone done one or both and found them successful?

Weight loss smoothies for after pregnancy

Q&A: Has anyone tried the “healthy mummy” weight loss smoothies ?

Weight Loss after Pregnancy – Suggestions for a Breastfeeding SAHM

Q&A: What is a good diet plan for me to follow, while breastfeeding and being a SAHM?

Post Natal Depression after a Premature baby

Q&A: Just wondering if any mums have suffered post natal depression my son was born 11 weeks early and has just gone 6 months and I’m only starting to suffer now any suggestions on what I should do would be appreciated

Terrible Mum guilt

PND, Sleep Deprivation and a 7 month old

***Please only reply to the question asked if you have something helpful to offer***   Hi there, I have a 7mo baby and I am currently suffering some depression which …

mum weight loss

Lose Baby Weight

I’m a busy mum of two a toddler and a baby and want to loose 25 kilos. Any pointers or tips to help me. All exercise will need to be …

Dealing with New Parent Anxiety

Dealing with New Parent Anxiety

Q&A: How did you deal with the anxiety of being a parent with your new baby?


Contraception Methods

There are so many contraception choices available, and there are pros and cons for all options. The following is some basic, general information about the range of choices available.

Weightloss after pregnancy

Weightloss after pregnancy

Q&A: What have people done to successfully lose their baby weight?

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Lose Baby Weight

Q&A: We had the lovely Rhian with us to answer our readers questions

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Mini-Pill and Breastfeeding

Q&A: Just looking for other mums experiences with taking the mini pill n EBFing

Experience with Chiropractors

Q&A: Have you used a chiropractor? If so, what did you use it for? Did it work? and would you recommend it? Was it a continuous treatment or a one off?

Numerous C-Sections and Tying Tubes

Q&A: How many c-sections have you had and did you make the decision in conjunction with your doctor? when did you make the decision to have your tubes tied?

Shifting Baby Weight

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


Period returning after having baby

Q&A: When did your periods return after having your baby? If you breastfed, were you still breastfeeding and how often? If you had stopped, how long had it been? See responses from other parents.

Exercise: Maintain the momentum

You have made it to the end of the month congratulations and hopefully a healthier and happier you? So now where and what to do?