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New Parents

As first time parents, you’ll quickly discover that the moment news of your pregnancy reaches everyone, or that baby bump becomes obvious, everyone will want to share everything they know about parenting with you. Don’t worry; it’s okay to feel overwhelmed by all the well-meaning advice – all new parents do! There is a lot to think about when you’re about to start a new family.
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The journey into motherhood can be one of the most exciting and daunting life transitions a woman will ever experience, especially for those expecting a baby for the first time.
As a mum we all seem to place ourselves a fair way down the ladder when it comes to looking after our own health.
I was in the middle of sanding and painting our new house when I discovered the two blue lines.
This article has been provided by The Golden Door Health Retreat.
From the beginning of time mothers have gathered to talk about the challenges they face as parents.
Single parents
Being a single parent can be really hard and sometimes it might seem that you have 2 jobs at the same time.
Ongoing changes in our traditional family structure have meant we need to constantly rethink what it means to be a family.
Transferring old modes of family functioning after a separation tends not to work.
It is a fact that not so long ago, children from single parent households were discriminated against purely on the basis of their family structure.
According to The National Council for Single Mothers and Their Children, in Australia 93% of single parent families are headed up by their mothers.
Health and Wellbeing
All your energy and focus is on your newborn right now, and that’s the way nature intended it to be.
Top tips to help you feel better every day
Well, some would say emphatically “no”, but let’s be real about this.
When drunk in moderation, for most of us caffeine is harmless and can even have benefits.
Do you remember when fat was given a bad rap? When we were led to believe that getting rid of all fat from our diet was the best for us? Now it turns out that we need almost all kinds of fat, yes, even saturated fat for good health (albeit in small amounts).

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