Lifestyle

How Independent Living Frees You to Pursue Your Passions

Retirement in Australia is not just about pruning rosebushes, weeding rogue dandelions, and watering your garden. It is a chance to dust off those long-held dreams, rediscover forgotten passions, and check every box on your to-do list for your ideal serviced retirement apartment. Living in senior apartments in retirement villages truly is the chance to […]

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Health

5 EASIEST MASSAGE THERAPY TECHNIQUES

To become a certified and certified massage therapist one needs undergo a massage therapy program following finishing high school, or after receiving the appropriate certifications. After completing the test the massage therapist is able to apply for a license and then an official license for business if they want to work as a solo practitioner. […]

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Fitness

Helpful Tips To Save On Your Medical Clinic Fitout

Medical clinics require a good fitout to ensure maximum patient efficiency, comfort and satisfaction. However, fitting out a medical clinic can come at a steep price. With rent, equipment expenses and salaries to pay for, saving on your medical fit outs can be crucial in ensuring that your clinic stays profitable. Here are some helpful […]

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Health

7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Acupuncture Therapy

Acupuncture, an ancient Eastern treatment method, has been highly regarded by the Western medical community. Acupuncture can be used alone or in conjunction with Western medicine to treat many ailments, including stress, headaches, and infertility. As with many other collaborative treatments, the more proactive and effective you are, the better the experience will be. Here […]

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Mom

What causes miscarriages? A doctor explains why women shouldn’t blame themselves

One in four recognized pregnancies results in miscarriage. The would-be mother often feels sadness, anger, and guilt. Women often blame themselves when they lose a pregnancy. This can lead to feelings like hopelessness and depression. Mother’s Day can be a devastating day for women who have suffered a miscarriage. One in four pregnancies results in miscarriage. It can be […]

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Mom

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Why not smash the patriarchy

Mothers are often associated with conservatism. They may be linked to overly sentimental cultural values or portrayed as victims of patriarchal abuse. The 19th-century middle-class mom was portrayed as “the angel in the home” while in the boom years following the Second World War, she was described as a dedicated homemaker living in a suburban […]

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Mom

How to bond with your baby if you were separated during the pandemic

The pandemic has had a significant impact on women’s experience of pregnancy, childbirth, and postnatal care. Some mothers have been separated from their babies because of hospital policies. During the height of the pandemic, some mothers reported that they were separated if their infant showed symptoms of COVID-19. It was reported that newborns were separated from their mothers if they had […]

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Mom

Pregnancy during COVID-19 lockdown: How the pandemic has affected new mothers

The COVID-19 pandemic will have impacted the transition of millions of women into motherhood in May 2021. The preparation for childbirth is exciting and joyful, but COVID-19 regulations disrupted prenatal care, forcing some women to deliver infants with no support from their partners or families. Other mothers faced separation from their newborns after the birth. The new parents […]

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Mom

Ghana’s fathers: maternal health services must do more to help them get involved

research found that including men in maternal health care is beneficial for families. Men can participate in maternal healthcare in a variety of ways. Men can be involved in maternal healthcare by attending maternity services, making decisions together with the mother, doing housework, and financially supporting her care. Studies show that men who participate in maternal health care […]

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Mom

New technologies claiming to copy human milk reuse old marketing tactics to sell baby formula and undermine breastfeeding

Infant formula is a lucrative market. New products, which claim to mimic mother’s breast milk, have entered this market. According to an anthropologist, public health scholar, and breastfeeding expert, these claims are based on misleading scientific statements and show the power of marketing in exploiting gaps created by inadequate social support for breastfeeding. Undermining breastfeeding has […]

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Mom

Outdoor exercise benefits new moms’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to last, more women are likely to give birth and experience postpartum during this time. Some will even have multiple pregnancies and experiences. We are physical activity researchers and advocates of exercise as medicine. We study the impact of exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic on the wellbeing of women who have […]

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Mom

Half of Australia’s gamers are women, but we know very little about mothers who game

In Australia, women account for nearly 50% of gamers. However, the experiences of mothers who play that game are often lost in these statistics. In a 2020 global study of mothers, it was found that more than 70% of mothers played games every day on consoles and smartphones. The report highlighted commercial benefits for marketing games to mothers, […]

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Mom

College students with young kids – especially mothers – find themselves in a time crunch

The Big Idea This “time-poor” was most pronounced among mothers with preschool-aged children. According to a study in 2021 of 11,195 U.S. students, this is the case. In our study, we also found some other trends. Students’ parents are often also responsible for their children when they study. Parents who were “time poor” sacrificed more of their time for their studies than […]

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Mom

Friday essay: single parenting with a disability – how my 9-year-old daughter became my carer in shining armour

My daughter began to call me disabled before I was ready. After my diagnosis of remitting relapsing MS, the only thing I would have said was that it was “a potentially crippling disease.” But after years of misdiagnosis and uncertainty, even that was not enough for me. The neurologist, who dismissed my right-sided weakness, which rendered me unable […]

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