Suppositorys And Sanitary Pads All Round

“I’m just going to pop this suppository into your bottom”, says my obstetrician after 14 hours of labour. WTF – welcome to motherhood, I thought! It was from that moment that I knew that life would never be the same. Now please don’t get me wrong, I love motherhood and my kids rah rah rah but there were some things that I didn’t sign up More...

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By Mummy Weekly On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Why Post Baby Vaginas Deserve A Little Respect

You’ve had a baby and the bit of your body you’re worried most about getting back into shape is your tummy? REALLY?! Ladies, reality check please. There is only one part of your body that needs your undivided More...

By Mummy Weekly On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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6 Essentials To Pack In Your Baby Hospital Bag

So you’re approaching your due date, or as I referred to it, D-Day. Terrifying and exciting all wrapped up in the one. A great way to reduce any fears and anxieties you may have around the birth is to be as prepared More...

By Mummy Weekly On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Desperately Seeking Sleep

Eyes closed but not calm, body in bed but not relaxed, mental clock ticking away the night hours knowing that it’s just moments before the inevitable sigh, cry or call out. While some parents may experience More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, March 25th, 2013
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Excuse Me Biological Clock, A Word?

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
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At 42 years old, I know as much as the next woman that I am reaching my baby expiry date. Now here, I am starting to ask myself. Should I have just one more? With this question of course there is much to be considered, More...

By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
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Australia’s Very First Caesarean Sections

There is a lot of discussion at the moment in the media, about the high rates of caesarean section in Australian hospitals. The World Health Organisation recommends rates of caesareans should be under 10%, while More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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How You Know Kids Have Ruined Your Sex Life

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Cake or sex… cake or sex… cake or sex… If it took you three times to ask yourself that question before you came to a conclusion AND you chose the sex, then you probably have no children. For many More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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The Child You Don’t Expect – a special needs baby story

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Oh no, another new mum headed towards me. As we eyed each other approaching and smiled, both coffee in one hand and pram handle in the other, I wanted to walk faster, but no, it was not to be. For the fourth time More...