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    How to set up a Nursery before Baby arrives – Dorothy Waide’s Advice

    How to set up a Nursery before Baby arrives The prospect having to create and set up a nursery can sometime be a daunting and overwhelming task. I suggest that you don’t leave this until you’re heavily pregnant and exhausted – but rather tackle it in the first or second trimester, when you’re hopefully still feeling energetic. Carrying (or building) furniture is not a job for the 39th week of your pregnancy… If you run out of time, don’t panic – your baby will most likely be sleeping in your room for at least the first couple of months (as I write this, my baby is 9 months old and…

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    The 5 Best Pregnancy Journals in Australia & NZ (…and the Worst)

    The 5 Best Pregnancy Journals in Australia & New Zealand If you’re looking for a beautiful gift for an expectant Mum this year, you can’t do better than something she will keep forever to remember her journey, so these are the 5 best Pregnancy Journals in Australia and New Zealand. Somewhere to write down all her thoughts and feelings, important appointments and midwife visits, paste in scans and belly bump photos. Whether you’re writing down your memories, feelings, dreams (or cravings!) journaling is one of the most effective ways to reflect upon and bring clarity to your life. The best pregnancy journals for you will depend on what you’re looking…

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    What to do when you find out you’re Pregnant

    The moment you find out you’re pregnant will be one of the most emotional and overwhelming feelings of your life – whether the pregnancy is a complete surprise or a long-awaited miracle, you may be wondering exactly what to do. Try not to stress, there isn’t a long list to follow, the most important thing will be to relax and take it easy as much as you can, but here’s a little guidance about what to do when you find out you’re pregnant. What to do when you find out you’re Pregnant Confirm your pregnancy with a urine test or HCG blood test Find a midwife or other LMC Immediately…