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Gestational Diabetes I thought seen as it is diabetes awareness week I would blog about it. It is a very common condition and rates are on the increase: between 5-10% of women develop the condition in pregnancy. It usually occurs around the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy. We know from research that women that

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Then why not join this study at The University of Western Australia The Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group This research group right here in little old Perth is a very important world renowned research team that has studied many aspects of breastfeeding and discovered many new things about breastmilk, how mothers and babies feed and

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  When breastfeeding doesn’t work out Throughout time there have always been mothers who’s bodies cannot produce enough milk for their baby’s needs or for other reasons breastfeeding has just not worked. When experience has failed to meet expectations the situation can result in a grave personal sense of loss for the new mother. Emotions

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Free tickets My sister Debbie from Gowiththeflowparenting and I are planning to have a stall at the Perth Baby Expo this year in July/ August. If you follow the link here you will be able to download free tickets. I’m getting in early so you can share this with your friends. We will be there to

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The Australasian Society for Tongue and Lip Ties has their conference in Melbourne next week, see the link here for the full programme. I am speaking at one of the concurrent sessions so have busily been getting prepared. Tongue  and lip ties Are a very difficult and controversial issue with babies. There are so many

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These are the health funds that assist you to breastfeed: HCF, NIB, BUPA, Peoplecare, CBHS, AHM, Police Health, Teachers’ Union Health, Defence Health, Navy Health, Health Partners It is great that so many funds now recognise you are doing the best for your baby and yourself, that it can be difficult initially to get your

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Would you like to know more about how your baby breastfeeds? See the link below to the information sheet to find out more and to get contact details for this study with the Hartmann Human Lactation Research Group In Perth Western Australia. flyer_HHLRG_UWA_2015 It is really interesting and enjoyable being involved in research projects. Most

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A order of new Spectra S9 plus has arrived. These are very small but powerful little pumps. Ideal for the working mum or for those that like to travel. They can double pump. They have a rechargeable battery so can be used on main power or without once the battery is charged. The complete package

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Isn’t little Minnie fantastic? Babies respond to music and rhythm as soon as they are born. They like to be rocked when they are falling asleep or they enjoy listening to their mobile while lying in their cot — to babies, music can be soothing and calming. Even at a very young age children are

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Babies respond to music and rhythm as soon as they are born. They like to be rocked when they are falling asleep or they enjoy listening to their mobile while lying in their cot — to babies, music can be soothing and calming. Even at a very young age children are responsive to music —

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