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Nursing strike: Babies behind picket lines

(8 votes, average: 4.38 out of 5)
When a baby goes on strike it is not about pay and conditions but the delivery of meals; more specifically it’s about breakfast, lunch and dinner and the breasts that deliver them. But negotiating the...
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Sex after childbirth: Julia’s journey to rekindling her sex drive

(12 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)
There seems to be a lot of mystery and misinformation around the subject of sex after childbirth. It’s interesting that many people are happy to talk about childbirth the same way many people will...
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New dad: Being a father can take some getting used to – Stuart’s post...

(8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Now that Stuart and his wife had come back to their home with a newborn baby girl in tow, it was time to start becoming familiar with all the new roles and responsibilities that...
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New dad: Just the beginning of an amazing journey – Steve’s post birth experience

(2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
In Steve’s own words, the first week home after childbirth was absolutely crazy. But like many new dads it didn’t take long to settle into a good routine and to start really enjoying having...
Father and baby

New dad: Baby steps a-plenty – Leroy’s post birth experience

(6 votes, average: 4.17 out of 5)
Leroy was now the proud father of a healthy baby boy and it was time to head home and attempt to resume life as he barely remembers it. But he was soon to find...
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New dad: A whole new life begins for Gaz – Gaz’s post birth experience

(4 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
Gaz and his partner were absolutely delighted to be able to hold their baby son in their arms for the first time. All the overwhelming aspects of the birth fell instantly by the way...
Father and baby

New dad: The first few weeks after the birth

(7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)
After months and months of preparation and waiting, one of the biggest days of your life has finally arrived. Nothing can fully prepare you for that moment, it is a moment of learning and...
Father changing baby

New dad: It’s back to basics as Rodney learns ‘baby 101’ – Rodney’s post...

(2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
With their precious cargo now safely home Rodney found himself with a lot on his plate. Luckily he is a fast learner when it comes to newborn care and in no time at all...
Man sleeps while unhappy looking mother holds baby.

Postnatal depression: Renee’s battle with the blues

(12 votes, average: 4.08 out of 5)
The first few weeks after the delivery of a new baby are a time of considerable change for mothers. Coping with all the responsibilities that come with a newborn and the changes in relationships that...
Woman feeding hungry baby with bottle.

Breastfeeding problems: Lisa’s experience with expressing milk for her baby

(6 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5)
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...
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