• Top 10 tips for safe exercise in Pregnancy

    Pregnancy

    To help you stay fit and strong on your pregnancy journey, personal trainer and coach Todd Mantle has some tips on exercising safely.

  • Acupuncture in pregnancy

    Pregnancy

    Many mums-to-be try out complementary treatments to help support their bodies and minds during pregnancy. Acupuncture is once such treatment that offers great help right from the 'trying' stage to the ...

  • Osteopathy in pregnancy

    Pregnancy

    Osteopathy can offer mums-to-be many benefits from soothing those pregnancy aches and pains to preparing their body for birth.

  • Pre-baby blues

    Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is supposed to be a time of joy: your ever-expanding body is blossoming, your skin glowing. However it’s not that way for every woman. For some mums-to-be, pregnancy can be a time of stress ...

  • Pregnancy exercise classes

    Pregnancy

    Exercise is often put on the back-burner in winter, but when pregnant or recovering from birth it’s important to keep it up. We look at three different low impact classes sure to get you excited about ...

  • Plan A

    Pregnancy

    Birth can be an unpredictable process, but taking time to consider the options available to you and your baby can bring a sense of control and lessen anxiety. We asked a midwife and an obstetrician to ...

  • Choosing a pram

    Pregnancy

    A pram might be the priciest item you buy when you’re getting ready for baby’s arrival, so you want to spend your dollars wisely. Here are some key things you need to consider in order to identify whi ...

  • Nursery checklist

    Pregnancy

    Setting up baby's room is a fun part of preparing for your new arrival, but the choices can be overwhelming. Here's a handy guide of what you will need.

  • Week 9

    Pregnancy

    It may be a rough week this week as your HCG hormones will be going through the roof with all of the growing baby is doing.

  • Week 15

    Pregnancy

    You have probably noticed a definite a baby bump now, and may find that you need to adjust certain positions whilst sleeping, driving and more.

  • Week 16

    Pregnancy

    There is a very real possibility you will begin to feel your little one moving for the first time, in the next few weeks!

  • Week 33

    Pregnancy

    You may have noticed a change in your baby’s positioning as he moves into the head down position ready for birth. Most babies will make this turn by week 36, although some don’t turn until a few days ...

  • Week 35

    Pregnancy

    Slowly but surely the weeks are counting down.

  • Week 39

    Pregnancy

    The process of waiting can be agony, and it may feel like your body is doing nothing, but in fact there is still a lot going on.

  • Babywearing

    Baby

    There are many benefits to wearing your baby, not just when they are a newborn but right throughout the first year and further. Here are some tips to consider when choosing a carrier.

  • Magic moments

    Baby

    A child’s milestones all happen in a predetermined sequence, says baby development expert Gill Connell, with every journey unique and wonderful in its own way. Here she explains the early major milest ...

  • Challenges ahead

    Toddler

    As your baby moves into toddlerhood from around 15 months, they’ll begin to experience developmental milestones that can simply seem like downright difficult behaviour. Jai Breitnauer explains the eig ...

  • Sleep training a toddler

    Toddler

    Babies are notorious for keeping their parents up at night but what happens when your toddler starts holding you to ransom?

  • Exercising caution

    You & Your Family

    So you’ve had your baby, recovered from the birth and now you’re ready to reclaim your body. We explain how to ease yourself back into exercise safely.

  • Keep in check

    Pregnancy

    As soon as you've discovered you're pregnant and found an LMC, the tests and check-ups begin. Here's the lowdown on what to expect and why they're part of the process.

  • Keep in check

    Pregnancy

    As soon as you've discovered you're pregnant and found an LMC, the tests and check-ups begin. Here's the lowdown on what to expect and why they're part of the process.

  • Caesarean lowdown

    Pregnancy

    One in four babies are born by caesarean in New Zealand. Tamara McLean explains why you might deliver this way, and what actually happens on the day.

  • 5 Common questions about birth

    Pregnancy

    Giving birth can be a daunting prospect for first-time mums. You really don’t know how it’s going to go until you’re there, doing it. We answer your burning questions.

  • Your sleep questions answered

    Baby

    Baby Sleep Consultant Emma Purdue answers three important sleep questions.

  • Supply & demand

    Baby

    Breastfeeding is often one of the first challenges after giving birth and many mums worry about having enough breast milk to satisfy their growing baby. Lactation consultant Trish Warder explains how ...

  • Winding 101

    Baby

    The difference between a grizzly baby and a settled one is sometimes as simple as a big burp. Baby Whisperer Sharlene Poole explains how to make that happen.

  • Peace of mind

    You & Your Family

    If you find yourself feeling frazzled, guilty or emotional, then applying mindfulness techniques to your parenting could help. We consults the experts on how to do it.

  • Love actually

    You & Your Family

    Having a baby can have a big impact on your relationship – and your sex life. Rebecca Williamson reports on the toll that new parenthood can take and how to keep the love alive.

  • Healthy Christmas snacks

    It is officially time to get into the Christmas spirit! Our blogger Stacey Kemeys has created three fun snacks to bring some festivity to your little ones' meal times.

  • Let's get physical

    Our blogger and personal trainer Evana Patterson shares her top tips for getting back your fitness back after baby.