A recent survey of over 1,000 pregnant women tells us that over 80% of women are feeling anxious right now about giving birth during COVID-19 and over 40% are changing their birthing plans. The realisation that the majority of labour will happen at home, without a support team, and the lack of incentive to visit…

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Resources for Parents NSW Health’s Got It! Program has released helpful guides for parents who are now transitioning children back to school- based learning. Although produced by NSW Health, the guide is relevant for parents in all states and territories across Australia. The guide explains that children have experienced big changes recently and may find…

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Parents At Work recognise that the Covid-19 pandemic may be causing unease for parents-to-be and new parents. As strong advocates for ‘sharing the care’, we believe this is even more pertinent in these challenging times. Richard Fletcher from SMS4dads has written an open letter for new fathers at this time. Dr Vijay Roach, President of…

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How Fatherhood Impacts Your Career – Podcast Alex Laguna, Founder of Better Dads There’s much said and discussed about new mums and their return to work after having children, but sometimes dads can be a little forgotten. Many dads feel pressure to return to work after a couple of weeks off (if that) after their…

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In the lead up to our Fathers Day Special webinar, we’re excited to share that a brilliant new book for dads has been released by webinar co-host and the book co-author Luke Benedictus. Read all about this inspiring new book below. As a modern dad and relatively new father himself, writer Luke Benedictus and his…

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Sleeping & Settling Podcast with Karitane’s Sharlene Vlahos Getting our new babies into a good sleep routine can be stressful enough, but it becomes vital when it’s time to return to work. With the average return to work in Australia being within your baby’s first year, often, and understandably, many babies are still not sleeping…

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January brings relaxing times and quieter days for some but not all. For parents of young kids and babies, the family tempo may have reduced marginally from manic sprint to marathon jog. But it’s unlikely your ‘holiday’ was filled with breezy afternoons napping, swimming, and relaxing  unencumbered by the ties of responsibility. You had kids…

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