Getting Ready For Baby

The arrival of your baby is imminent, time is running out to get ready for baby.  So it is time to pamper yourself, set up the nursery and prepare any siblings for the impending arrival of your newborn.

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Getting ready for baby’s arrival

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Chinese Gender Chart - Baby Gender Prediction

Does the Chinese Gender Chart Actually Work?

Q&A: Has the Chinese Gender Chart been correct or incorrect when predicting the gender of your baby?

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Introducing your newborn to an older sibling

Bringing a new baby into your family is one of life’s greatest blessing, there’s no mistaking that precious moment when you realise that you are going to be a mother …

Private Health And Child Birth – What’s Covered and What If Something Goes Wrong?

PLEASE NOTE: this article is not financial advice. Please speak to your financial advisor or private health care provider with direct questions related to insurance cover for your family. There …

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Baby Essentials And Money Wasters – We Asked 240,000 Aussie Mums!

We ask our community of 240,000 mums – What are the baby essentials and what are the total money wasters!

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Maternity Wear Brisbane: Local Guide

So you’ve got back a positive pregnancy test? Soon enough the wardrobe you’ve been curating for years is not going to cut it anymore! But no fear – we’ve made …

10 reasons to find out your baby’s gender

On the fence whether you should find out your baby’s gender? Here are 10 practical reasons you should find out as soon as possible. You can find out if your …

Meaningful Baby Names with TERRIBLE Meanings

Meaningful Baby Names That Actually Have TERRIBLE Meanings!

Have you named your baby a name with a negative meaning?

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Decorate a Designer Nursery on a Budget

You don’t have to break the bank to create a modern nursery with furniture that will last a lifetime. We have found all of the best nursery items for under $800 in total.

Epidural Pros and Cons

Epidural Pros and Cons – Understand the Risks and Side Effects.

This article was written by Penny, a registered nurse and midwife with 20 years experience as a nurse and 10 years as a midwife. She is also a mum to …

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Maternity Leave Australia – What Am I Entitled To?

Ready to start thinking about maternity leave? What maternity leave are you entitled to in Australia? What can your employer demand and what can’t they demand? CLICK HERE to get the facts before you have that conversation with the boss!

12 week gender ultrasound – is it accurate?

Community Tips: How often is gender wrong on ultrasound? Parents share their experience with incorrect ultrasound predictions.

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Dreams About Baby Gender: Are They Gender Predictors? Our mums weigh in!

Q&A: What has been your experience with baby gender dreams? Accurate or not accurate?

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Nursery wallpaper inspiration

Go classic! Decorate a nursery with a classic wallpaper design When the nesting instinct kicks in, you might want nothing more than to create a space that surrounds your future …

What should I pack in my hospital bag?

What should I pack in my hospital bag?

Take a light-hearted approach to packing your hospital bag.

Antenatal class 101

Antenatal class 101

‘Open cervix, open mind’ … it’s all in Antenatal Class 101.

frozen meal ideas for new mums

Frozen meal ideas for new mums

Frozen meal ideas for new mums. Otherwise known as dump bags. Our mums share lots of ideas for meals that are ideal to freeze for when mum comes home.

When To Tell Your Boss You Are having a baby

Q&A: How did you notify your employer you were having a baby? Verbally or by email? And what did you say exactly?

Nursery theme

Nursery themes

Q&A: What nursery themes did you do? Is it better to do a baby theme or wait and do a toddler room based on their interests later on?

Getting Ready For Second Baby

Getting Ready For Second Baby

Getting Ready For Second Baby – Pregnant with baby number two. My son will be 2.5 my second is born.What do you wish people told you before your second arrived?

Expecting? Baby Equipment Checklist

Baby Equipment Checklist: Make sure you remember everything by using this checklist

First time mum anxiety towards labour

Q&A: I’m 19 weeks pregnant with my first baby and I’m absolutely terrified of giving birth.

Dads: Life With A Pregnant Woman

Dad’s view: Chris shares his tips on how to survive and thrive when living with a pregnant woman. She may be horny, moody, exhausted and distracted. ENJOY

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New Places To Seek Baby Name Inspiration

Baby Name Ideas: Suggestions on places to look for baby name inspiration

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Nursery Design – How to create a gorgeous space for less!

Expert tips on creating a gorgeous budget nursery. Ideas to help you make your baby’s room look amazing without spending lots of money

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Packing Your Hospital Bag

Tips: New mum, Jess, shares a hospital bag checklist to help mums to be to get organised

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The Rarest Baby Names on the Planet!

If you are pregnant and seeking a truly rare baby name Baby Hints & Tips have the answer to your quest! The most rare names have been announced by My …

how to turn a posterior baby

How to Turn a Posterior Baby

Parenting Tips: How to turn a posterior baby – parents share their tips

Baby Names – Changing your mind

Please no judgemental comments. Has anyone ever decided that they dislike the baby name they chose? (Please only comment if you have) and what did you do? I hardly ever call …

Baby predictor to guess babys gender

Parents share their experience with using various baby predictor options to determine the sex of their baby

ECV experiences

My baby has been persistently breech throughout my entire pregnancy. I am now in my last 6 weeks and the obstetrician is recommending an ECV. What are others experiences of …