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Illnesses that affect pregnancy

We’re exposed to germs every day. Usually the immune system can fight them off with antibodies, along with medication.

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Learning to read

This is a crucial milestone in toddlers, and you don’t have to wait for them to start school to learn how to read.

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Sleep and your newborn

A newborn’s sleeping habits are very different from our own, and, especially for first-time parents, it’s difficult to know what’s normal and what should be a cause for concern.

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Ultrasounds: What to expect and why they are important

An ultrasound (also known as a sonogram) is a safe way of giving you a sneak peek at your growing baby inside your womb.

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How to navigate starting preschool

Starting preschool is a very exciting and nerve-wracking experience for both you and your toddler.

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Food During Pregnancy

Eating properly is extremely important, and even more so when you are expecting.

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Cradle cap

When it comes to newborn babies, as a mother, the most unnerving part is not knowing what is normal and what is not.

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When potty-training isn't working

Your toddler may be at the right age and show some signs of being ready to start potty-training, but it may not always be the case.

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Are you having twins? What to expect during pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding

Having a baby is exciting and challenging enough, but what if you’re having twins?

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Breast is definitely best

Breast milk is easy to digest and contains all the right amounts of nutrients your baby needs during their first six months of life.

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Vitamins and minerals during pregnancy

All nutrients are important, but if you are an expecting mom, some are more important than others. But with so many different ones out there, how do you know you are taking the right ones, and how much of each should you be taking?

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The great adventure of travelling with a toddler

The secret to a successful holiday with a toddler? Planning and catering the trip around the youngest member of your travelling party. It may seem unfair because they may be too young to even fully appreciate the trip, but keeping them happy will keep the rest of you happy.

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What are the baby blues?

Having a baby is meant to be one of the happiest and most exciting experiences, but why do you find yourself crying and feeling anxious about this new little life you are responsible for?

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Toddlers who hit

Hitting is one of those begrudgingly, normal stages in toddlers, however, that doesn’t mean that it is acceptable or something you should wait for them to grow out of. It’s something that you need to address as soon as it starts - before it becomes a nasty habit.

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Your new baby from head, shoulders, knees to toes

After living in a womb for around nine months, your little one needs some time to adjust to the outside world. Here are a few tips to help your new bundle of joy while she or he adjusts to life outside your womb.

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Healthy weight - gain when pregnant

Weight gain during pregnancy is a common concern for expecting mums. How much is normal? How can you make sure to not put on too much?

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Baby’s homecoming – what to expect?

Coming home with your new-born is a very exciting time, but it can also be a very daunting experience for many new parents. All too often expectations and reality are very far apart.

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Potty training – how to start

Is your little one able to tell when they need to wee or poo? If they are, it may be the perfect time to start saying goodbye to nappies.

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The struggle of shyness

As parents, we want the best for our children, this includes them being comfortable and confident in social situations.

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Bath time for your newborn

Bathing a newborn baby can be daunting at first, especially if your baby dislikes being in water. By making sure that your baby is well-rested, fed and feeling content before you begin, will help a lot in giving them the best chance to enjoy it.

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