Parenting

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Hospital midwives learning alternative practices like hypnosis

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PROFESSIONAL midwives are taking alternative medicine classes run by spiritual birth coaches called doulas, who are not registered with health authorities.

Why Book Week should be banned

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EACH year, it rolls around and creates a nightmare for parents who are expected to pull a rabbit out of a hat, writes Victoria Hannaford.

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Kids messing up house is different the second time around

Kids messing up house is different the second time around

I've realised a tidy home can't match the delight and joy I get out of a visit from the grandchildren.

‘Dark place’: Mum’s nightmare struggle to survive

‘Dark place’: Mum’s nightmare struggle to survive

WITH her picture-perfect lifestyle, this mother of two beautiful little girls looked like she had it all. But behind closed doors, she was battling just to get...

'Bizarre' drug driver doesn't 'deserve' her kids

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She once drove repeatedly at a street sign until it was flattened

Mon 20 Aug 2018

‘I was shamed by my doctor when I asked for help’

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SINCE becoming a mother, the amount of times I’ve been judged for seeking support — even from both professionals — has been eye-opening, writes Jas Rawlinson.

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