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Oh baby! The pregnant woman’s survival kit.

Pregnancy. It can be a time where you feel beautiful, glowing and sexy. It can also be a time of weird aches and pains, agonizingly sore hips, swollen feet and raging hunger you simply can’t control. In fact, you can’t control anything about pregnancy and at times you may be very uncomfortable indeed, which is […]

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Breastfeeding

10 ways to create a healthy breast milk supply

Breasts, in all their glorious shapes and sizes, are designed to make milk to feed your baby. But at times, many mums can suffer from a low milk supply, or what they perceive as such. Of course, there’s every chance your milk supply is fine – for example, if your baby is gaining weight well, […]

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Latest news

15 healthy hacks for busy new mums

Sometimes, the best you can do as a new mum is munch on a piece of toast to get by between all those feedings, changing and nap resettlings. You know you should be eating better, but there just doesn’t seem to ever be the time, right? So, here are our best tips and tricks for […]

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Breastfeeding

The importance of iron in pregnancy and while breastfeeding

Iron. It’s one of those nutrients that we don’t think about much – until we’re deficient in it, and when that happens, you know about it: your energy drops drastically, you may have headaches or lack concentration, people may comment on how ‘pale’ you look, and you might even experience dizzy spells. And that’s just […]

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Fertility & preconception

Sex life in a slump? How to bring it back

It’s all too easy to let sex slide down the to-do list when you’re in a long-term relationship – but with a few tweaks to your lifestyle and routine, you could find that lovin’ feeling comes rushing on back. Here are some solutions scientists and researchers suggest any couple in a sex rut need to try. […]

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Integrative medicine

Why see a Naturopath?

Why see a Naturopath?

Amanda Haberecht has practised as a Naturopath for over 21 years with a special interest in all aspects of women’s health from puberty to menopause. She is the Director of Mygen Health as well as the Director of the integrative medicine clinic Darling Street Health in Balmain NSW. Integrative medicine combines a conventional medical healthcare […]

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Fertility & preconception

Acupuncture for fertility

Acupuncture for Fertility

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a complementary medical practice whereby certain points of a subject’s body are stimulated, most commonly with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat a number of health conditions. Can Acupuncture help with fertility? Acupuncture (which fits into a broader treatment approach known as Traditional Chinese […]

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Breastfeeding

GORD / Reflux in babies

GORD / Reflux in babies

As a new mum, you may have heard the term ‘reflux’ or ‘gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)’ bandied about at the hospital or your mother’s group. Regurgitating or bringing up a little milk after a feed (also known as posseting) is normal. But when it’s happening after every feed and becomes severe, reflux can be hard […]

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Pregnancy

Nurturing yourself and your baby

Pregnant? Our go-to guide for nurturing yourself and your bump

Pregnancy can be an exciting time for mums-to-be. It can also be full of conflicting information, confusion about what to eat and a mixed bag of challenging health symptoms – hello exhaustion, heartburn, leg cramps, morning sickness! It’s no secret that pregnant mamas often hang out for the first trimester to be over so they […]

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Postnatal

Why am I so tired post natal

Is it just sleep deprivation? Or something else?

You’ve got a new baby, and you’re knackered. No surprises there, right? Parenthood is amazing, but the sleepless nights and around-the-clock schedule can leave new mums with a bone-deep tiredness that you just can’t shake, especially in those early months. It might not even occur to you to question your exhaustion, believing it’s all just […]

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