My First pregnancy Even though my husband and I had planned to have children, when I found out I was pregnant we were definitely in a state of shock and disbelief that it was actually happening! Suddenly the idea of welcoming our own baby became very real for us. As well as feeling excited I…

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Some thoughts on the Wonder that is Pregnancy Being Pregnant is an exciting and wonderful time that many women look forward to experiencing. However some women find that during pregnancy they are also nervous, worried or even slightly or greatly terrified -no matter how “prepared” you think that you are. Whether it’s becoming a parent…

October is the month for International Breast Cancer Awareness. The Pink Ribbon is very identifiable as the symbol for Breast Cancer Awareness. Breast Cancer is attributable to 28% of all cancer diagnosis in women and the second leading cause of female cancer deaths. We all love our family however the major risk factor in the…

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Why choose a vasectomy? It is permanent and provides peace of mind over contraception. It is a simple and easy procedure, usually completed within 20-30 minutes. There is little discomfort and few complications if any. What is Vasectomy? Vasectomy is a medical term referring to the cutting of the sperm tube called Vas Deferens. The…

Circumcision

What is Circumcision? This is an operation that involves removing the foreskin (prepuce) of the penis in baby boys. Circumcisions are most commonly performed for religious or cultural reasons anytime from 1 to 12 weeks of life. Is my baby going to experience pain? Pain control is a very important aspect of your baby’s circumcision. We…

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If your child is ill, the most important thing to do is to listen to them. If they say they don’t need to be in bed, they probably don’t. They might feel better on the sofa with a blanket or doona. Whether they’re in bed or on the couch, the following will help them feel…

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Enjoying mental health means having a sense of wellbeing, being able to function during everyday life and feeling confident to rise to a challenge when the opportunity arises. Just like your physical health, there are actions you can take to increase your mental health. Boost your wellbeing and stay mentally healthy by following a few…

Colds and flu are particularly prevalent in winter. More than 200 viruses cause the common cold. Influenza is caused by a different group of viruses. Influenza is a more serious condition and in very severe cases can lead to death. Antibiotics are not a suitable treatment for colds and flu because antibiotics target bacteria, not…

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