Parents’ Health

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

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?

Exercise: Why we need to move

“As a busy mum myself finding the time to get any kind of exercises in can be a challenge and often if the opportunity comes up I can be too tired! But often if I make myself go out just for a walk in the fresh I soon feel ten times better and the benefits of exercise help lift my mood and help me face with the stressful often hectic 5pm-8pm dinner and bedtime schedule!..”

10 tips to find time to exercise

As busy mums we tend to put ourselves last on the needs list and if we already manage to squeeze exercise in it is our workout session that is the first to get pushed to one side if anything else crops up. Lorraine from Pregnancy Exercise has some great tips to help get you moving and stay moving.

Yoga for Busy Mums

Yoga can add such amazing benefits to your daily life by releasing stress, helping you stay focused, regulating your nervous system and making you calmer. However with little ones it is often challenging finding the time to do something for yourself.

Meditation for busy mums

Being a busy mum can mean your mind is continually racing and you never find time to stop. Finding time to meditate can help you slow down, improve your concentration and calm your mind.  Meditation can help you decrease stress and anxiety.

Dealing with Miscarriage

Q&A: I had a miscarriage, but I don’t think I am dealing with it very well. How can I move forward?

Early Menopause

Q&A: I am 36yrs old and have just been told Im going into menopause. I only have one child and dreamt of at least one more. I don’t know how to describe what Im feeling except shocked and overwhelmed. Has anyone else gone through menopause early? Did you go on to conceive anymore children? How did you cope with the emotions that come when being told this? Any advice that could help would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance. See responses from other parents.

7 ways to get the most out of Pram Walking

Pram walking is a great source of exercise, and fun for bub too!Rebecca Mugridge shares her tips for getting the most out of it.

Partial rectal prolapse after episiotomy

Q&A: Just wondering if anyone has experienced partial rectal prolapse as a result of an episiotomy? What was done about it? Was surgery or physical therapy an option?

Choosing to have a Vasectomy

Q&A: Dads, how do you decide if and when you should have a vasectomy?

Chocolate Craving Fixes

Q&A: What are your favourite chocolate craving fixes?

Flu Vaccinations

With winter fast approaching we are getting a lot of questions about the flu vaccine in pregnancy and young children. When making any decision about vaccination it is imperative that information is sought from reliable and evidence based sources. Too often, people question vaccinations, but don’t think to question the information that they are given about it. We have included some important information and link to where you can find more.

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Weight Loss: 10 Top Tips for Staying Motivated

A successful weight loss plan requires you to be motivated – and if you’re not motivated, you won’t be able to stick to your diet or exercise plan. To help you out, here are the top motivational tips from Lose Baby Weight.

Christmas Healthy Eating – Yes It’s Possible!

Tips on how to avoid derailing your weight loss efforts over the festive season.

Depo injections (Depo-Provera/Depo-Ralovera)

What was your experience with the Depo injections?

Contraception

Contraception options and tips from other parents.

preventing mastitis

Preventing mastitis

Q&A: Tips to avoid mastitis with my second baby?

Medication Tips: Iron Tablets

If you have low iron, your Doctor may recommend taking iron tablets. These are some of the things you need to be aware of before you start taking them.

post pregnancy exercise

Post Pregnancy Exercise: R.E.S.T.

The key to post pregnancy exercise is REST: Relax, Exercise, Sleep, Time for Mum.

post natal depression and baby massage

Postnatal Depression and Baby Massage

The impact of postnatal depression on mothers is becoming more well-known, but did you know that postnatal depression also affects babies?

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Health Tips: Losing the Baby Weight

Tips supplied by losebabyweight.com.au With summer nearly here, it is time to up the anti on your healthy eating and weight loss plans and increase the amount of weight bearing …

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