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Talk the talk

Spoken and unspoken communication is the basis of your relationship with your child. Here we discove...

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Child wise

Why devoting time, money and resources to developing children’s emotional intelligence is just as ...

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Changing childhood: first and third world children

Do children in rich "developed" countries really have all they need? We investigate the changing eco...

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How to raise mindful children

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular choice in the fields of parenting, education and therapy, cre...

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How to have a relaxing pregnancy

A natural birth is not about bravery awards. Learn about massaging your baby's breathing to life through the birth canal and using natural hormones to handle pain.Read more »

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A life without child

The decision not to enter parenthood is rarely an easy one. Childless women, in particular, face the challenge of fitting into a society that expects them to become mothers. So how, within this context, can a woman make peace with her choice?Read more »

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The benefits of pregnancy after 40

Though modern medicine indicates there are risks associated with becoming a mother after 35, women who have been there and have the stretchmarks to prove it suggest there are many benefits to waiting until this magical time of life.Read more »

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What is an ecstatic birth?

Ecstatic birth has bonded mothers and babies in love and pleasure, and rewarded new mothers for their role in reproduction.Read more »

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Have a healthy baby

There is growing evidence that your maternal health at conception and during pregnancy is a strong indicator of the health status of your baby into adulthood. Preconception healthcare is vital.Read more »

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Something new in Homeopathy

Homeopath's argues that bamboo is of great use when emotional problems are compounded by hormonal problems. Read about the newest homeopathic remedy.Read more »

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How about an easier pregnancy?

Pregnancy should be a time of wonder and fulfillment for all women. However, it appears common that far too many mothers see it as an affliction. Here are some hints to enjoy this magic time.Read more »

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Is your baby wearing the right nappy?

Did you know that your child can be exposed to up to 48 different chemicals from disposable nappies and disposable wipes. Here are some top tips to help you decide which nappy to buy.Read more »

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Give your baby a loving birth

The way your baby is treated at birth will impact on whether they reach their full potential. Learn about making your birthing room warm, with low lights and soft voices.Read more »

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Having difficulty getting pregnant?

Complementary therapies can assist with unexplained infertility. These techniques can assist in regulating the menstrual cycle, invigorating sperm and enhancing your entire body.Read more »

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Nurture your baby through your own touch

The first form of communication for a baby is through the skin. Babies that receive extra touch therapy, on average, have a hospital day shorter by six days.Read more »

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Empowerment through childbirth

Childbirth is a right of passage and allows women to experience the body and mind’s awe-inspiring abilities. Although medical advancements have given us choices in the way we bring our babies into the world, these options have stripped away our belief in the power of the human body.Read more »

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Reduce pain during childbirth. Yes please!

The philosophy behind hypnobirthing helps parents-to-be with the uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the birth of their child. Gain an understanding of how birthing muscles work in harmony when your body is relaxed.Read more »

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Replace stress with a feeling of wellbeing!

Treatment during pregnancy is intended to alleviate emotional and physical stress. Learn how homeopathy can restore the mind, body and soul to a feeling of wellbeing.Read more »

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Is conventional vaccination safe?

Vaccination reactions can be fatal or seriously disabling. Coupled with the fact that the safety standards for vaccines are unacceptably low, this makes it even more questionable.Read more »

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Have you considered the benefits of a homebirth?

The soaring epidural rates are distressing to say the least. Homebirths result in 70-80 per cent of births being procedure free - compared to 10 per cent of hospital births.Read more »

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Get a helping hand during your pregnancy

Therapies such as massage, kinesiology, osteopathy and acupuncture play an important role in treating a problem pregnancy.Read more »

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Give your child space to develop his own identity

Become realistic about what you want from your children. Unrealistic expectations can have a damaging effect and stifle their growth prospects.Read more »