Breastfeeding lying down, also known as breastfeeding in the side-lying position, often gets hyped as the ultimate nursing position. Yet, for a new mum, it’s not the easiest nursing position to get right. If you have not yet tried breastfeeding lying down, we highly recommend giving it a go!
Since early 2011, Australia has had a Paid Parental Leave scheme. This allows eligible working parents to get paid for up to 18 weeks when they take time off work to care for a new baby or recently adopted child.
Driving during pregnancy can present a unique set of risks - it pays to be as informed as possible about the facts.
Currently in Australia, there is no recommendation for pregnant women to stop driving. And it’s not illegal in any Australian State or Territory to drive during pregnancy. The same road rules apply to all drivers, pregnant or otherwise. But pregnancy itself is not a reason to stop driving.