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Parenting Tools - Your style and what your child needs
Not long before Fiona Roberton and her husband Peter were due to have their first child, they went to the National Library i…

Fertility experts' most-frequently asked questions
Q: Do I need a referral to see a fertility doctor? A: I think it is important that your general practitioner is aware of wha…

Sunkissed: summer skin protection for babies and toddlers
New parents face many questions about caring for their kids, and it’s no different when it comes to sun safety. New Zealand h…

Summer sleep tips for babies and toddlers
Getting babies and toddlers to sleep during the heat of summer can be a challenge. Our baby sleep expert Dorothy Waide shares…

Pregnancy & Baby


The basics of Paid Parental Leave for 2019
Paid Parental Leave (PPL) has come a long way baby! Back in 2002, when it was first introduced in New Zealand, parents and pr…

There's nothing hippy about hypnobirthing!
Drop your preconceptions about hypnobirthing on the delivery room floor: this practice is an effective antenatal course that …

Video: How to swaddle baby
OHbaby! sleep expert and baby whisperer Dorothy Waide encourages swaddling because it imitates the security of the womb. It's…
Keep baby safe in the sun
Keep baby safe in the sun
Babies and small children have tender, delicate skin, and can burn easily in New Zealand's summer sunshine. Even if you're on…

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Fertility experts' most-frequently asked fertility questions
Fertility experts' most-frequently asked fertility questions
Q: Do I need a referral to see a fertility doctor? A: I think it is important that your general practitioner is aw…
How to take a pregnancy test
How to take a pregnancy test
A woman’s body can be hard to read sometimes. Nausea, tender or tingling breasts, cramps and tiredness are all symp…

Lifestyle

Feel-good gift guide 2018
Feel-good gift guide 2018
Double shot: A coffee plant, $20 Tearfund Most of us appreciate a caffeine boost to start our day, but your gift of coffe…
7 creative DIY projects to try during pregnancy
7 creative DIY projects to try during pregnancy
A pregnant woman's brain becomes extra-active on the creative side, so get your creative juices flowing with some DIY project…
10 cute Christmas tree alternatives
10 cute Christmas tree alternatives
Check out these creative alternatives to Christmas trees! This chalkboard Christmas tree would look great agains…
Keep them sweet: chocolatey gift ideas
Keep them sweet: chocolatey gift ideas
Audrey Fitzjohn shares two sweet projects perfect for homemade (and kid-made) gift giving this Christmas. HOT CH…

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