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Kids in the kitchen

A fantastic way to get children to eat healthy and try new foods is to involve them in the kitchen. Children can start being involved in food preparation from a young age. For some families the idea of letting little

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Travel in pregnancy

Thinking about a baby moon? Here are some tips for travelling when pregnant. Travel within Australia by bus, car, train, or boat is usually not a problem as long as you are comfortable. When travelling long distances or overseas, it

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Pram safety

With the days getting hotter it is important to consider the health and safety of your baby when using a pram. Although modern prams are both stylish and functional using your pram and covering it over with a wrap or

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Listeriosis

Listeriosis is an infection caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes “often referred to as Listeria”. This type of bacteria is found naturally in soil, sewage, stream water, on animals, plants and food. The bacteria naturally occur in the environment and then

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Christmas Colic???

As we come into the festive season, let’s take a moment to think about what that means for your newborn. There are Santa hats, and Christmas themed outfits, but there is also loads of noise, bright lights and lots of

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Tummy time

To reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) it is recommended that babies sleep on their back. Because of this your baby ends up spending long periods of the day lying flat. Tummy time will allow your baby

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Travelling with babies & toddlers

Travelling internationally, interstate or even just a few hours away can sometimes be a challenging and tiring experience. Throw babies and children into the mix and there’s even more to think about! The best thing that you can do is to

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies!

This recipe is a delicious option for mothers who are breastfeeding. It helps keep your milk supply up and can aid in increasing your milk supply. Especially in those first few weeks when you need something quick to grab…most likely

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Hand washing – why is it important

A number of infectious diseases can be spread from person to person by contaminated hands. Regular handwashing is the best way to keep yourself healthy and prevent the spread of illness in your family and community. A good vigorous 30

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Fourth Trimester

What is the Fourth Trimester? You may not have heard of the fourth trimester but basically this is the idea that the first 3 months of life are very much an extension of life in the womb. Your baby’s fourth

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Development for Newborn

For newborns, motor skills, brain power and emotional attachment are all tied together—and frequent loving interactions with Mum and Dad are the key to continued growth. Some of the essential elements of parent-baby interaction that aid attachment and stimulate your

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Babies and children in hot weather

Babies and children need to be watched carefully during hot weather, because they are at a higher risk of becoming unwell compared to adults. Things to remember Babies and children overheat and dehydrate quickly in hot weather Breastfeed or bottle-feed

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