• Mum Guilt

    Mum Guilt

    In many ways, social media has made pregnancy, birth and the first few years of your child’s life a much more engaging experience for mums. After all, you can stay connected with friends and family throughout the journey, follow other inspirational mums on Instagram, and document your baby’s life from that initial scan right through to their first steps and beyond. But social media...
  • To Dummy or Not?

    To Dummy or Not?

    It’s a question that’s been swirling around parenting groups for decades: should I let my baby have a dummy? The problem is that you can ask a dozen different mothers, a dozen different maternal health nurses and a dozen different baby-development professionals and they’ll all give you a different opinion. And it’s this conflicting advice that can be detrimental to your child’s wellbeing –...
  • Your Babies Emotional Love Cup

    Your Babies Emotional Love Cup

    Sometimes the only way we can explain something supremely intangible is with a metaphor. And when it comes to the warm, goo-goo-eyed feelings we share with our little ones, love cup is just the perfect descriptor. Think of your baby’s 'love cup' as a way to refer to their positive emotions. When your baby’s cup is full, they are content, cuddly and cheerful. When...
  • Breastfeeding While Sick

    Breastfeeding While Sick

      Feeling a little under the weather? Exhausted, runny nose, coughing, drowsy or experiencing any other awful symptom that falls under the umbrella of ‘being sick’? It’s never a nice feeling, especially when you’re expected to feed your child every few hours. Thankfully, not only can you breastfeed while you’re sick, but you absolutely should! There are actually heaps of benefits for you and...
  • Keeping Your Baby Sun-Safe

    Keeping Your Baby Sun-Safe

    Australia is blessed with beautiful weather all year round. And despite the chilly winters in the southern states, there’s still plenty of sun to soak up whether it’s the middle of January or a brisk sunny day in July. While we adults might be confident in the sun – from applying the right amount of sunscreen, to wearing a hat and long-sleeved clothes or...
  • Storing Breastmilk Safely

    Storing Breastmilk Safely

    There are many different reasons why mothers express and store their milk. Some have an abundance of milk and need to express off regularly to reduce pain and sensitivity in their breasts. Others head back to work while their baby is still breastfeeding and need to ensure there is plenty of milk for bub while mum’s away. Expressing is also the best way to...