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  • My Real Postpartum Body


    I am a mother. I am tired, broken and sore. I have lumps, bumps, marks and jiggly bits.

    I am a mother. I have created, grown, carried and birthed two gorgeous sons.

    I am a mother. I am solely responsible for the lives of two little humans, every single day and night, week in and week out and will be for the rest of my life (and maybe future #number 3 baby).

    I am a health professional. I work in an...
  • Why I am not exclusively breastfeeding - confessions of a nutritionist mum

    This blog has been quite hard for me to write and taken me a few drafts! I sincerely hope that it helps another mum out there feel at peace with their own choice of how they feed their baby.

    My First Experience

    This story really starts with my experience breastfeeding my first son (now aged 2). As a nutritionist and lecturer prior to having children I taught the importance of breast-feeding. I KNEW...
  • Windy Babies and Eliminating Foods

    Edited Smushie

    Windy babies is a very common concern for new parents.

    Wind is the the air in your baby's tummy. During feeding your baby may swallow a lot of air along with her milk when they feeds as well as potentially gulping in air when they cry. While all babies can get wind, some will experience this more than others. Your babies gut is very delicate especially in the early new born days as it is very...
  • Raw Brownie (Dairy Free & Gluten Free)

    Brownie long

    I love a good brownie....actually I love anything that comes in a 'chocolate' I am always on a mission to create new healthy versions of my fav sweet treats. You just have to look through my dessert blog recipes to know this!. A healthy brownie recipe has been on my 'hit-list' and finally after a few attempts I nailed this on the weekend.

    I really wanted to create a brownie recipe that...