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Steph Underhill

Infertility

How to adopt a child in Australia

Child adoption in Australia isn’t very common, but it’s sometimes an option for starting a family. Learn more in this guide to adopting a child in Australia.

First trimester

How to treat cold and flu during pregnancy

Getting a cold or flu during pregnancy is common, so you don’t need to be too worried. In this article, we look at how to treat cold and flu during pregnancy.

Infertility

How to find a surrogate mother in Australia

Exploring gestational surrogacy? Here we look at your options of where to find a surrogate and how to find a surrogate mother in Australia that’s right for you.

Baby

How to move your toddler from cot to bed

Is your little one ready for a Big Kid Bed? Read this article for handy parenting tips on how to transition your toddler from cot to bed – and survive it.

Baby

A step-by-step guide to cutting baby hair

About to attempt a DIY baby haircut at home? Before you do, check out this handy article (with pictures) about how to cut your baby’s hair. Thank us later!

Lifestyle

Top babymoon destinations 2022

Planning a babymoon? Read this article for tips on making it awesome & for our roundup of the best babymoon locations in Australia in 2022.

First trimester

5 ways to manage stress during pregnancy

Is stress bad for pregnancy? While it’s not great in any case, stress during pregnancy can affect you and your baby. Read our top tips for managing it.

First trimester

Guide to blood tests during pregnancy

Wondering about blood tests during pregnancy? How many? How often? What do they do? Read this guide to get all your pregnancy blood test questions answered.

First trimester

Your guide to ultrasounds

If you’re newly pregnant, you may be wondering when you can see your baby on an ultrasound. Read this article to learn when you get ultrasounds and how they work.

Infertility

Everything you need to know about PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 10% of us! Read this article to learn about signs of PCOS, how to diagnose it & how to get pregnant with PCOS.

First trimester

When will I feel my baby kick?

‘When will I feel my baby kick?’ It’s one of the most exciting parts of early pregnancy, but what does baby kicking actually feel like? Learn it all in our guide.

Challenges

5 ways to help your partner be a great dad

No one can learn to parent overnight, but you can support your partner to be a great dad over time. Learn a few simple ways to boost his parenting confidence.

First trimester

The benefits of prenatal massages

When your poor preggo body is tired and sore, a prenatal massage therapist can work wonders. Learn about prenatal massage benefits and what to expect.

Pregnancy

The best prenatal massages in Australia

Booking a prenatal massage might be the best thing you do in your pregnancy. Read this article for the best prenatal massage packages in each Aussie state.

Baby

The ultimate guide to baby poop

Baby poop comes in a range of colors & textures. Sometimes it’s gross. Sometimes it’s impressive. Read this article to learn what’s normal and what’s not.

Birth

Postpartum nutrition for vegan moms

Don’t eat animal products? Balancing your postpartum nutrition requirements can be tough for vegan moms. Learn more about vegan nutrition during postpartum here.

Career & finance

PSA: Maternity leave is not a vacation

Ever wonder what you’ll do with those few months you’re having off to have a baby? Oh mama, maternity leave is NOT a holiday. Read this article to learn why.

Baby

Tips for taking your baby swimming

Planning to take your baby for a dip? Read this article to learn about swimming safety, when to start baby swim lessons, and what baby swimming gear to get.

Baby

How to bottle feed a baby

It seems like it should be straightforward, but figuring out the best way to bottle feed a baby is a damn skill. Learn all about how to bottle feed a baby here.

Baby

Guide to your first baby bath time

If you’re a first-time mom you may not feel confident bathing your baby. Read this article to learn about baby bath time safety and how to give a baby a bath.

Birth

The benefits of delayed cord clamping

Waiting a while before cutting your umbilical cord after birth is known as ‘delayed cord clamping’. Read this article to learn what it’s all about.

Birth

How long does postpartum bleeding last?

Wondering what to expect with postpartum bleeding? How long it lasts, why it happens and when to get it checked out? Read this article to learn it all.

Baby

How to increase breast milk supply

Worried that your breast milk supply is down? This is a common concern among breastfeeding women. Read about techniques to safely increase your supply.

Baby

Do parents need to be educators too?

There’s a lot of pressure to offer educational at-home activities to promote kids’ development. It can be overwhelming. Do parents need to be educators too?

Pregnancy

Pregnancy week by week: your third trimester

Wondering what the third trimester is like? Read this week-by-week guide on what to expect of third trimester pregnancy symptoms and what to keep in mind.

First trimester

Pregnancy week by week: your first trimester

The first trimester of pregnancy can be overwhelming (and f*cking exciting too!) Read our week-by-week guide on what to expect in the first trimester.

Health & Wellness

Four of the best period tracker apps

Bleeding from the vag, unexplained crying, random energy bursts – just a normal month of being a woman. Check out these period tracking apps we rate.

Baby

How to get rid of baby hiccups

Feel like your baby hiccups a LOT? Like, an unnatural amount? Newborns can spend 2.5% of their time hiccuping, so you’re not imagining it. Learn what to do.

Challenges

Dads, we see your sacrifice

Dads sacrifice a lot for their families, and a lot of it goes unnoticed. But dads, we see you and we thank you.

Challenges

Why we need to support dads

We know mums have a tough gig. But there’s a serious gap in support for dads. Read about why we need to do more to help men transition into fatherhood.

Baby

When should a baby stop using a bottle?

You don’t see adults sipping from teats, do you? So when should a baby stop using a bottle? Learn how and when to stop bottle feeding and introduce a sippy cup.

First trimester

10 non-cringe pregnancy announcement ideas

Looking for a fun way to announce your pregnancy? Look no further! We’ve curated a list of 10 of the best pregnancy announcement ideas. Check it out.

Baby

How much milk should a one year old drink?

From 12 months you can start giving your toddler cow’s milk. Discover the best milk for toddlers, how to introduce it and why it’s so damn good for them.

Pregnancy

How to prevent stretch marks in pregnancy

The audacity of your skin’s elasticity letting you down! On your baby bump, boobs, thighs or hips, we look at how to prevent stretch marks in pregnancy.

Birth

Why we need to share our birth stories

Childbirth is meant to be ‘magical’ but 1 in 3 women walk away with birth trauma. Sharing our birth stories may be one way to heal. Learn more.

First trimester

Top baby girl names of 2022

Searching for cute baby girl names? You’re unique & she will be too. Take a look at our top picks for baby girl names in 2022 – for a mum like you.

Birth

She Births classes: worth the hype?

Looking for an antenatal class that covers EVERYTHING about pregnancy, the stages of labour, birth & early parenting? Here’s what to expect from She Births classes.

Birth

Calm Birth class: False advertising or legit?

Feel sceptical about the idea of having a ‘calm’ birth? We felt the same. But a Calm Birth class actually has a lot to offer. Learn more about this antenatal class.

Baby

What Is Steiner (AKA Waldorf) education?

Looking into daycares or schools? The Steiner education philosophy is a tried & tested approach to learning. Read more about this early childhood education method.

Birth

Do hospital birth classes cover enough?

Hospital antenatal classes cover a lot of what you need to know about the stages of labour & birth. They’re like a fun field trip, but with more vagina talk.

Baby

Why is everyone obsessed with Montessori?

Lots of parents & schools are turning to Montessori learning these days. Learn what Montessori is about & the benefits of this early childhood education method.

Birth

What to expect from a HypnoBirth class

Looking into antenatal classes? Hypnobirthing is a popular choice among mums who want an intervention-free birth. Read all about what to expect.

Career & finance

How to create a baby budget

Have a little one on the way? Time to create a baby budget! Sorting out your finances during your pregnancy will help Future You stress less later on. Read more.