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Issue 87 | 12 January 2017


Hot topics this week

A drink in pregnancy – does it hurt?

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If you’ve got a special little bun in the baking oven, just remember what ingredients you’re cooking with. In this case, if the cook is tipsy, so is the bread. There are many studies on the dangers of drinking alcohol while pregnant, and we know there is a link between booze and baby...
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My postnatal depression

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To try and debunk some of the myths and stigma attached to postnatal depression we spoke to Renee, a new mum who has had first-hand experience with postnatal depression...
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When to introduce solids to a baby

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By six months of age babies are physically and emotionally ready for solid food. The breastmilk you produce (or formula) is no longer enough to fill them up and they need...
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How paternal age can affect his fertility

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Men don’t have a ‘biological clock’ like women; they remain fertile and continue to produce sperm even in old age. Nevertheless, age still matters when it comes to male fertility...
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School prep

Back to school: How to choose those new shoes

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Getting the right advice for buying new school shoes could save parents money and more importantly their kids from experiencing foot pain and foot problems and reducing their...
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Prepping your Preppie for the start of their school life

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With a new school year set to start, Professor Christine Ure, Head of School in the Faculty of Arts and Education, has some timely words of advice for parents of prep children.
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Planning walking to school

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Only one in seven Queensland children walk or cycle to school, and those who don’t are missing out on potential health benefits, including a significant boost to mental wellbeing...
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Our competitions this week

School starts, dreams begin! Win 1 of 4 Smiggle Funky Junior Backpacks!

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Win 1 of 6 cuddly Twirlywoos soft toys

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Competition winners

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The winners of the movie tickets for "BALLERINA" have been announced! Check out if you are one of the lucky winners!

Parenting funnies

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