Alphabet Song Activities Fun food! Sandwich art made easy Breastfeeding problems:  Lisa's experience with expressing milk for her baby View our previous competition winners!

Alphabet Song Activities

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity You can spend just a few minutes or up to an hour singing the alphabet song and doing these activities. Cost Nil Preparation Familiarise yourself with the ABC song lyrics...

Fun food! Sandwich art made easy

Playful sandwich art is not only loved by kids but it’s also a great way for you to flex your creative muscles in the kitchen. You don’t need anything fancy or any artistic know-how. Follow these simple tips and...

Breastfeeding problems: Lisa's experience with expressing milk ...

Most new mothers don't anticipate the reality of not being able to breastfeed but it is a situation faced by many mothers. Not being able to feed directly from the breast does not necessarily limit your choices to...

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Labour

What to pack for hospital
What to pack for hospital April 12, 2013

Pregnancy itself can be quite an experience and when you’re nearing your due date, the prospect of childbirth can really get your nerves jangling. You won’t be able to control ... Read More»

Getting to hospital for childbirth
Getting to hospital for childbirth April 12, 2013

Getting to hospital for childbirth on time isn’t just about preserving your dignity (although if the last thing in the world you want to do is give birth in the ... Read More»

Fathers to be- what to pack for hospital
Fathers to be- what to pack for hospital April 12, 2013

When expecting a baby, a father to be might be so preoccupied thinking about what his partner needs to pack for hospital that he forgets to properly think through what ... Read More»

News

Babies don’t “start from scratch”
Babies don’t “start from scratch” September 3, 2014

There’s now overwhelming evidence that a child’s future health is influenced by more than just their parents’ genetic material, and that children born of unhealthy parents will already be pre-programmed ... Read More»

Maternal death rate remains low for Australian women—but some groups at greater risk
Maternal death rate remains low for Australian women—but some groups at greater risk September 2, 2014

Deaths from complications of pregnancy and childbirth are rare among Australian women, but some groups are at greater risk than others, according to a report released today by the Australian ... Read More»

Cold kids hot to trot in winter
Cold kids hot to trot in winter September 1, 2014

Children are more active in winter than in spring and summer, a breakthrough Deakin University study has found. The surprise findings by researchers at the University’s Centre for Physical Activity and ... Read More»

French Songs

Une poule sur un mur (A chicken on a wall)
Une poule sur un mur (A chicken on a wall) October 17, 2013

A traditional French children’s song with actions, and an English translation. French Une poule sur un mur, Pliez les coudes, bougez-les de l’extérieur vers l’intérieur Qui picote du pain dur ... Read More»

Le fermier dans son pré (The farmer in the dell)
Le fermier dans son pré (The farmer in the dell) September 20, 2013

‘Le fermier dans son pré’ is the French translation of the popular children’s song ‘The farmer in the dell’. It is also a party game and a great way to ... Read More»

Brille, brille, petite étoile (Twinkle twinkle little star)
Brille, brille, petite étoile (Twinkle twinkle little star) September 20, 2013

The French translation of the popular English nursery rhyme Twinkle twinkle little star. French Brille, brille, petite étoile, Lèvez les mains au ciel. Ouvrez et fermez les poings pour mimer ... Read More»







 
 
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