JO HARTLEY You'll soon be meeting your baby, but you've got one big task to get done first: setting up a comfy, calming nursery you'll both be able to enjoy.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Remember the days when news of a pregnancy meant grandmas and great aunts would be busy knitting booties for the soon-to-arrive bundle of joy? Well, forget them.
Babyology If you can find a bouncer that looks great, can be machine washed and is strong enough to hold a toddler, then you have well and truly hit the jackpot. You can now consider that jackpot hit.
Babyology If you're only just joining the modern cloth nappy movement, or would like to spruce up your collection, we have to introduce you to Designer Bums.
Babyology Australian designers Mint Rhapsody have come up with a simple but innovative idea that ensures your playpen can 'blend and not offend'.
Babyology What looks like a thermos, is the brain-child of a mum, and was designed by an aerospace engineer?
We've compiled a guide to some of the most popular presents for newborns and new mums, and for christenings and naming days.
Andrea Orr Note to new parents: You don't really need all that stuff.
Michelle PItt We asked a real mum what she thought of the Dymples range from Big W.
Tamara Cazzulino The Trident Deluxe has a handful of great safety features that caught my eye.
Karen Blackhall I expected a slightly fancier version of an umbrella pram but the Childcare Vector was so much more.
Babyology There's a new weapon in the never ending quest to help babies sleep and settle well – and her name is Lulla.
Stephanie Pappas Monitors meant to reassure parents that their sleeping babies are still breathing are "smarter" than ever, but they're still not proven to keep little ones safe.
Marion Donovan, inventor of the first disposable nappy, had one question that guided her work: "What do I think will help a lot of people, and most certainly will help me?"
Babyology From soft toys to balance bikes, here are some great ideas for first birthday gifts.
Babyology Check out some great environmental clothing finds by Babology that is both good for the environment and sensitive skin baby and children's skin.
LETITIA ROWLANDS It's a fitting system which has been used in Europe and America for more than a decade, now Australian parents can choose an ISOFIX compatible carseat.
Babyology Make bathtime easy - and storing your baby bath even easier - with Boon's Naked 2-Position Collapsible Baby Bathtub.
Babyology These unique hot air balloon mobiles can be matched to suit your nursery decor.
Babyology The Pop Light light shade comes in a flat pack already made - it's up to you to design it as you'd like.
Babyology Make the transition from the bottle to a regular cup easier with the secure, spill- free cup.
Babyology This Etsy store offers a large range of of vintage and retro-inspired pieces in a variety of sizes.
The Big W Dymples range offers parents a vast selection of quality products to keep their little ones happy and healthy. We asked the Real Mums Test Drive team to review some items - here's what they said.
Leah McLennan Parents are being warned to check their baby's cot is not one of those which have been recalled in recent weeks due to safety concerns.
Erin Govers I was given the Dymples Envy 3-wheel stroller to try out with my five-week old baby.
Essential Baby has been excited to partner with Big W to showcase the latest baby clothes, products, toys and accessories on offer this season.
Susan Young The Mistral Professional Ultimate Kitchen Machine is basically the Thermomix without the hefty price tag, and has opened up a whole new world of convenient cooking for this new mum.
AMBER ROBINSON With Christmas less than 19 weeks away, it’s time to start planning for the holiday season, from gifts to special occasion wear and travel gear. Here are our top picks.
Catherine Mahy The design is practical with all the safety features you would expect and want to find in a modern car seat. It is also relatively lightweight and the fabric is durable.
Naomi Brooker It’s the perfect place to pop bub to keep her entertained and safe when I need to be hands-free - and as every mum knows, that's a lifesaver.
Josie Stanford We tested out the Peter Morrissey manchester package - and loved it.
A new wearable for babies is trying to give parents some peace of mind, and maybe a few extra hours of sleep.
Jen Ng Bugaboo and The Andy Warhol Foundation have teamed up to raise money for charity - and three exclusive, great-looking prams are now available as a result.
Andrea Romano From quirky onesies to shoulder carriers, these unique gifts are fun, cute and great for parents and kids.
GREER BERRY One of the things I've had a few friends bring up is the idea of investing in a decent nappy bag. But the question is: what's best?
Babyology Customised strollers let you be in the designer's seat: get the look you want with the all new Joolz Day Tailor.
Babyology These baby playsuits will make changing nappies fun and easy - and there are heaps of colours and designs to choose from.
Greer Berry The baby industry is a fricken minefield when it comes to the fine line between 'needs' and 'wants' for first-time mothers.
Melanie Mahoney A popular baby formula brand has recalled a batch of products after a Sydney mum reported finding a dead lizard inside a formula tin last week.
Babyology The newest Bugaboo Bee – the Bee3 – offers a variety of improved features, including a much asked-for bassinet and a rainbow of colour combinations.
What products could you not do without with a young baby? What do you wish you hadn't wasted your money on?
LETITIA ROWLANDS A recall has been issued for Nap Nanny and Chill Infant Recliners following the deaths of five babies in the US.
Forget about plant-based biodegradable nappies: the future generation of eco-friendly nappies could very well come from the sea.
Babyology Minimalist, slick furniture is all the rage, and that styling is front and centre in this new range of baby furniture from Charlie Crane.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Baby monitors are supposed to help parents keep an eye on their sleeping child, but one family was shocked recently when a hacker was also able to remotely see - and speak - into their daughter's bedroom.
Adam Courtenay Two childless men in their late twenties wouldn't usually be your first port of call when looking for advice on baby prams, but the pair behind Rozibaby are finding much success with their range of customisable prams.
Babyology Imagine someone saying to you, "Your baby’s shoes are magnificent, where’d you get them?" And you reply, "Oh, these? I made them."
When money is no object you can go all out when it comes to baby transportation, as this billionaire socialite has shown.
Babyology Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.
Babyology Don’t adjust your screen: this bright beauty is coming to you in full colour.