fruits of the labour

The fruits of your labour

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Comparing an unborn baby to a fruit or vegetable may seem strange to those who haven’t been on the pregnancy journey – yet there’s something compelling about making fruity comparisons…
feeling amazing during pregnancy

How to feel amazing during pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a wonderful time to enjoy growing a brand new human being, but some days it can all feel a bit ‘meh’, particularly if you aren’t looking after yourself. …
foods women should avoid eating during pregnancy

Foods to avoid during pregnancy

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While everyone knows you’ve gotta go without your weekly tipple of alcohol during pregnancy, it’s harder to know what you can and can’t eat. It’s important to stay nourished, even…
The inside story of MamaCare

The inside story of MamaCare

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Nurturing women on their journey to motherhood is the joyful part of making MamaCare – though the real reward comes from finding new and innovative ways to use high quality…
Recipes and serving suggestions for MamaCare

Mamacare serving suggestions and recipes

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Yes, MamaCare’s delicious vanilla shake is tasty just as it is, but if you want to get a little more adventurous with your daily dose of MamaCare, we’ve got some…
First 1000 days of life nutrition

The first 1000 days

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What we know about the first 1000 days A concept we’re learning more and more about every day is the ‘first 1000 days’ – the period of the first 1000…
Preconception healthy eating and nutrition

4 things to know about your preconception nutrition and diet

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Preconception nutrition and diet is all about the things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase your chances of having a healthy baby. While we hear a lot…
Weird and early pregnancy symptoms

The weird and wonderful symptoms of pregnancy

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How is it possible that incubating a tiny human has so many unusual side effects? Of course, most women will talk about the bursting bladder, difficulty sleeping and the swollen…
Partying during pregnancy

Surviving the party season during pregnancy

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If there’s anything less likely to put you in the mood for a party, it’s being pregnant and not being far enough along to announce your impending parenthood. Instead of…

Pregnancy vitamins and supplements: a dietitian’s guide

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We all know the importance of a good diet, but real life can get in the way of meeting the increased nutritional requirements of pregnancy. Whether it’s being busy, feeling…
partners and pregnancy

5 ways to connect with your partner during pregnancy

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Your partner might not go through the physical changes of pregnancy, but bringing them along on the journey of gestation can bring you closer and forge a new intimacy to…
Nutrition and morning sickness

Pregnancy nausea: how to ease the problem 69% of pregnant women suffer

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The phrase ‘morning sickness’ can feel like an ironic joke in the first trimester of pregnancy, with ‘all-day-sickness’ a more apt description of the queasy, unsettled feeling that often leads…
10 steps to a healthy conception and pregnancy

10 steps to a healthy conception and pregnancy

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Deciding to have a baby is a big step, and a healthy mum (and dad) are the first pieces of the epigenetic puzzle to having a healthy baby. Here are…

Vitamins and Nutrition During Pregnancy?

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Maternal Nutrition is Important During pregnancy, it is important that you eat a healthy diet to keep you and your developing baby healthy. The need for certain nutrients such as…

Tamanu Oil is truly a super oil!

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Tamanu Oil is a luxurious skin healing nectar pressed from the nuts of the Tamanu fruit which is found mostly on the tropical Pacific Islands. Tamanu oil is 100% natural…

Pregnant Belly’s – Some Facts & Some Fiction

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One of the most exciting things about a pregnancy, especially for first-time mums, has to be watching their belly grow as the pregnancy progresses. First-time mums usually start to notice…
Changes in your body during pregnancy

Changes in your body during pregnancy

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For most women, pregnancy marks the beginning of one of the most profound life changing experiences they will ever have. Just relax and enjoy your growing baby and get ready…

Maybe baby? Planning to conceive

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Planning for a family is a beautiful time in your life. It is a time to imagine your new life with your baby and a time to dream of your…