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THE BABY BREAKOUT… STEPPING OUT FOR THE 1st TIME

Staying home and snuggling down with your newborn is bliss.  But, what happens when cabin fever sets in and you need some fresh air (and a loaf of bread)?

Getting out is essential for everyone’s well-being, but if you’re more shackled than delighted by the notion, it’s understandable. 

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5 Things a baby carrier must have

Baby carriers are a must-have baby item for parents.  They offer so much more than just the possibility of carrying an infant, with bonding opportunities made simple and some even offering the potential to breastfeed on-the-go.

BUT! before purchasing one of these (often expensive) articles, you need to know what is out there and what questions to ask.

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HE’S TWO DAYS OLD AND HEROIN-ADDICTED – BONDING WITH A BABE IN A SLING

The call arrived late one afternoon in August 2010.  Similar phone calls had been made for thousands of other babies across NSW over the years, and would continue to do so.  But for us, this was our family’s first experience of such a request. 

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‘He’s two days old and heroin-addicted​’ BONDING WITH A BABE IN A SLING

The call arrived late one afternoon in August 2010.  Similar phone calls had been made for thousands of other babies across NSW over the years and would continue to do so.  But for us, this was our family’s first experience of such a request.  

Becoming foster carers had felt like a long wait, but now all our training was complete, we were considered accredited for the task.  Read more

NEW MUM MUST-HAVES

For centuries past, parents have been getting by with absolutely none of the below… and we survived as a species too, you might say.. True!

But, in a post-agrarian society, today as a culture, we demand safe, functional and optimal outcomes for our children and we expect to have the tools to help us get there.

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