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Exercising and Pregnancy

Exercising and Pregnancy

While most women will want to maintain fitness during pregnancy, you don’t want to do anything that could put yourself or your baby at risk. There is so much conflicting information out there, but you’ll be pleased to know that many forms of exercise have benefits...

Milk Matters: Breastfeeding at the Pool

Milk Matters: Breastfeeding at the Pool

  In the Southern Hemisphere temperatures are heating up it is finally time to shed the jumpers and jeans and throw on a pair of bathers.  Pool season is upon us! But what does that mean for you if you have a nursing baby? Should you express and bring a bottle to...

The Busy Girl’s Guide to Weaning

The Busy Girl’s Guide to Weaning

Like absolutely EVERYTHING to do with parenting, you are offered a million options when it comes to starting your little one on solids.  When my first baby showed interest in food, I was utterly confused by all the choices. Is it six months or four months? Purees or...

On Demand: Why baby should lead breastfeeding

On Demand: Why baby should lead breastfeeding

I remember when I had my first baby, it was pretty terrifying.  Everything was new, there were a million different points of view on EVERYTHING, and I was utterly confused.  My brand new daughter would NEVER stop crying and wanted to be on the boob constantly. While...

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