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Sex during pregnancy

If one thing’s for certain during pregnancy, it’s that hormones are all over the place, and the body goes through changes you probably never thought possible.

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Separation anxiety

Some children are more independent than others, but it is very common for children to experience separation anxiety.

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Is it time to stop daytime naps?

Chances are, you probably enjoy your toddler’s daily naps more than they do, but there will come a time when daytime naps stop.

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Your first visit to the midwife or OB/GYN

The first visit to a midwife or OB/GYN is often when the idea of being pregnant and expecting a baby begins to set in for most mothers.

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Nappies and poo

When expecting your baby, you knew there was going to be a lot of nappy-changing involved, but you probably didn’t expect to become so interested in your baby’s poop.

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How toddlers make friends

Friendship is a really important stage in your little one’s development

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Sunlight and your baby's skin

Your newborn’s skin is one of the softest things on earth, but it is also one of the most vulnerable and delicate – especially when it comes to the harsh UV light of the sun.

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Is your toddler ready to write?

As adults, we often take for granted skills that have now become completely natural to us like reading, writing, and even being able to go to the ‘potty’ on our own.

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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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