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The Top Ten most useless pregnancy and parenting gadgets of all time

From a marketing perspective, there are few target population groups more vulnerable than pregnant women and new parents, and that makes marketing people very, very happy. If you’ve ever been along to one of those humungous pregnancy and baby...

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Sunrise strikes again – early hospital discharge is not the problem.

Sunrise co-hosts Monique Wright and Andrew O’Keefe have jumped on the bandwagon yet again (or perhaps more accurately, their producers did) with a story that aired on Channel 7’s Sunrise on January 8th. Click here to watch it. The...

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Stop shaming our plus size mamas!

Pregnancy can be tough. Tough on our bodies. Tough on our emotions. Tough on our relationships. Giving birth to our children is the biggest physical and emotional rollercoaster we will ever go on in our lifetime. Now imagine going...

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SNOWBALL – A new mother’s guide to postpartum wellness.

Coming home from the hospital with your first baby is probably one of the scariest things we will ever do. Suddenly, the reassurance of having round-the-clock support from the hospital seems very far away indeed. Sadly, in modern Western culture,...

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Pork spine bone soup, donkey-hide jelly, sea cucumbers OH MY! A look inside the postpartum traditions of Chinese women

The other night, SBS aired a fascinating story on Dateline. China’s Supermums was a revealing and fascinating insight into the traditional Chinese custom of “confinement” when a new mother stays indoors for the entire first month after giving birth....

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