Pregnancy & Beyond News



Depression and The Pill: Experts call for more research into new family planning methods in the UK

Depression and The Pill: Experts call for more research into new family planning methods in the UK

6 November 2016
Leading experts are calling for more research into family planning methods in the UK following a recent study which confirmed a link between hormonal contraceptives and depression. The study tracked one million Danish women between the ages of 15 and 34 for 13 years and was the largest of its type.

Kiwi mums going for gold this World Breastfeeding Week

3 August 2016
On Friday the 5th and Saturday 6th of August, Kiwi mums will be gathering at locations throughout Aotearoa New Zealand to kick off the 2016 World Breastfeeding Week celebrations.  They will be joined by over 30,000 mums and children globally to take part in the annual Big Latch On, coordinated by Women's Health Action.
The First 100% New Zealand Grass Fed Formula

The First 100% New Zealand Grass Fed Formula

24 May 2016
From precious first smiles to the first day of preschool, life with little ones is full of firsts, so nourish them with the first-ever formula made from 100 percent New Zealand grass fed milk created farm to bottle right here in NZ! Most mums don't realise that infant and toddler formula is made with up to 65 percent milk and milk by-products.
The Baby Show is back – from 21 to 23 August 2015

The Baby Show is back – from 21 to 23 August 2015

1 August 2015
If you’ve got a new baby on the way, you’ve got a lot to organise – but a trip to The Baby Show Auckland will help you get it all sorted.
NEAT N SWEET ... FOR A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP

NEAT N SWEET ... FOR A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP

8 April 2015
Busy mums have enough to worry about, so when it comes to their precious little ones in bed, they don’t want to be left worrying about them getting tangled in their sheets or rolling over on their front.
The seven exercises to avoid during pregnancy

The seven exercises to avoid during pregnancy

29 October 2014
With more women than ever choosing to stay active and fit during pregnancy, pre and post natal specialist Calum Wilson, author of "Pregnancy and Beyond! A Practical Guide to Exercising During Pregnancy", warns that while pregnancy is a great motivation to get healthy, it is important for every mum-to-be to remember that there are certain exercises that should be avoided during this time.
Time warp – 21 years of the Baby Show

Time warp – 21 years of the Baby Show

15 August 2014
The Baby Show began 21 years ago in 1993, so let us briefly take you back in time.
Doing all we can to support healthy, happy babies

Doing all we can to support healthy, happy babies

25 July 2014
The Baby Show (ASB Showgrounds from 22 to 24 August 2014) has got your back when it comes to showcasing the latest products that support the health and wellbeing of your beautiful offspring.
The Baby Show is back from 22 to 24 August 2014

The Baby Show is back from 22 to 24 August 2014

11 July 2014
The Baby Show is back at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds from 22 to 24 August 2014 with a huge range of exhibitors showcasing an amazing selection of products and services for pregnancy, maternity, and beyond.
Have Some Fruity Fun - with New SpongeBob Fruit Drinks!

Have Some Fruity Fun - with New SpongeBob Fruit Drinks!

17 June 2013

Going troppo in the search for a drink the kids will love and you feel happy with? Farewell the fruitless search because fruity just got fun, thanks to new SpongeBob fruit drinks - the drink that makes it hip to be square!

‘It works just like a bra for your bump!

‘It works just like a bra for your bump!

29 May 2013

The FittaMamma range was conceived to meet the needs of women who choose to stay fit and active during their pregnancy, supporting the bump to make any activity more comfortable.

Look good and work out when you’re pregnant

Look good and work out when you’re pregnant

10 December 2012

Recent Mintel research has shown 55% of pregnant women say it’s important that they still look attractive during their pregnancy. As more and more women leave childbirth until their 30’s it’s increasingly likely that they will have already established a fitness routine as part of their lifestyle and expect to exercise in technically designed clothes that look good when they work out.

Anne Geddes’ Bestselling Baby Record Book My First Five Years Now Available in a Digital Edition from the Mac App Store

1 May 2012

World-renowned photographer and New York Times bestselling author Anne Geddes today announced that her ever-popular classic baby record book My First Five Years is available for the first time as a digital keepsake edition from the Mac App Store. Anne Geddes has sold millions of copies of My First Five Years since its first edition was published in 1996.

Look Fantastic for Summer with New Weight Loss Challenge

19 September 2011

Lose Baby Weight, which is a healthy eating and weight loss for women company specialising in post pregnancy weight loss, is offering all mums a $10 discount on all plans purchased until October 2.
 

Travel With Kids Just Got Easier!

Travel With Kids Just Got Easier!

1 September 2011

Now that you might start thinking about summer and travel - let's aim to keep kids safe in every car journey they go in.

Icebreaker Keeps Kids Rugged Up Naturally this Winter

Icebreaker Keeps Kids Rugged Up Naturally this Winter

9 June 2011

Mums will love that Icebreaker has got kids covered this winter with its range of premium merino clothing that’s non-itch, warm and can be popped into the machine for a quick and easy wash.
 

NZ Mums Glam Up to Raise Awareness & Money for Post Natal Depression

14 December 2010

As soon as you hold your newborn in your arms you realize that life will never be the same again. For many mothers, along with the joy comes a multitude of mixed emotions. Sadness, stress, frustration, tiredness and sometimes post natal depression. Some or all of these things affect all new mothers at some stage and while we are often good at showing the world that we are coping just fine – we are not always good at exposing our vulnerability. Often even those closest to us have very little idea of how we are really feeling.

Growing Up Introduces a New Generation of New Zealanders

25 November 2010

In-depth insights into the newest generation of New Zealanders are revealed today in a study which will follow more than 7,000 children for the next 21 years.
 

Old Hollywood Glamour Helps New Kiwi Mums

19 November 2010

The Sacrifice.Love.Beauty campaign is being launched this week to celebrate the beauty of motherhood.

See Mums Glam up to Celebrate Motherhood and Help Fight Post Natal Depression

11 November 2010

Bex Lipp, mother of two young boys and owner of daisybaby.co.nz, wanted to find a way to make mothers feel good about themselves. She came up with the idea of celebrating the beauty of mothers in a calendar, and ran a competition for 12 lucky mothers to have a makeover and photoshoot, styled as 1950s housewives.

Bio-Oil® Post Natal Care Grant Winner Announced

4 October 2010

Following a plethora of submissions from across New Zealand, Bio-Oil® has selected Napier-based Jan Klausen as the recipient of the first Bio-Oil® Post Natal Care Grant worth $4000.

Silkbody Launches the Cutest New Arrival...Silkbaby!

Silkbody Launches the Cutest New Arrival...Silkbaby!

28 June 2010

For Emily Cooper, one half of the father and daughter business that produces Silkbody, the parent brand, Silkbaby is the obvious next step in their mission to bring the luxury and comfort of silk to people's everyday lives:

Bio-Oil® Celebrates International Midwives Day With Study Grant Launch

20 May 2010

Bio-Oil® is celebrating the International Day of the Midwife by giving New Zealand midwives and nurses the opportunity to seize a $4000 professional development grant.

The Baby Collection Delivers Fun and Versatility in New Baby Wear Range

7 May 2010

A great sense of humour derived from the founder’s native Ireland, coupled with a desire to create practical but stylish children’s wear, is at the heart of a new range of kids’ clothing launched this month.

Attached at the Heart

Attached at the Heart

19 April 2010

Authors of the new book, Attached at the Heart: 8 Proven Parenting Principles for Raising Connected and Compassionate Children, Barbara Nicholson and Lysa Parker, respected family educators and parenting consultants, have found there is little to no understanding by most parents of attachment theory - that every child is born with a drive to form a close emotional relationship with the mother and/or father that could result in devastating effects if those needs are not met. They have found that too much advice is based on opinion, not sound research, which has often proven harmful to the child and/or the parent-child relationship.

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