Aiden Ellis

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Aiden Ellis - 26/01/2013

Seth Valdis

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Seth Valdis - 02/03/2012

Ella Patricia

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Ella - 18/10/2010

Penelope Anne

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Penelope - 9/03/2011

Jack Anthony

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Jack - 22/09/2010

Claire Lucy

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Claire - 06/12/2010

Triplets: James, Ruby, Joel

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Triplets: James, Ruby, Joel - Nov 2010

Kyden Joel

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Kyden - 16/08/2010

Twins, Tina and Sophia

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Twins, Tina and Sophia - 12/09/2010

Maddison Rae

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Maddison Rae - 29/5/2010

Benjamin Mark

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Benjamin Mark - 18/08/10

Samuel Jacob

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Samuel Jacob - 12/08/10

Olivia Therese

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Olivia Therese - 29/05/10

Joshua Matthew

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Joshua Matthew - 11/08/10

Ainsleigh Grace

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Ainsleigh Grace - 20/04/10

Sabella Elizabeth

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Sabella Elizabeth - 01/02/2010

Lydia-Sofie

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Lydia-Sofie - 30/05/2010

Elijah

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Elijah - 03/07/2010

Leo James

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Leo - 01/07/10

Callista Jennifer

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Callista - 15/6/2010

Riley Arthur

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Riley - 10/06/2010

Emma Elizabeth

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Emma - 27/06/2010

Zach

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Zach - 16/06/2010

Isabella Valentina

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Isabella - 04/06/2010

Liam Harry Connor

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Liam - 30/05/2010

Olivia Lucy Rachael

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Olivia - 18/06/10

Courtney Grace Alam

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Courtney - 17/06/10

Hriday Zaveri

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Hriday - 16/06/10

Riley Allan Henry

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Riley - 16/06/10

Bailey

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Bailey- 09/07/09

Suriya Sean

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Suriya - 13/05/10

Emily

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Emily - 15/06/10

Hudson Ronald Robert

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Hudson - 13/05/10

Ezra Sol Zamora

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Ezra - 01/06/10

Alexander James Hannah

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Alexander - 07/06/10

Isabella Catherine Timmins

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Isabella - 27th May 2010

Matilda Ann Hastie

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Matilda - May 21st 2010

Meet the EB team's bubs

Lucinda

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Lucinda - 14/8/09 - Essential Baby's Editor Amber's 2nd baby.

Jameson Rocket

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Jameson - 03/09/08 - Web Producer Marion's first born.

Mia

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Mia - 11/01/08 - Product Manager Natalie's little girl.

Gabriel

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Gabriel - 9/01/08 - Acting General Manager Emma's 2nd child, little brother to Toby.

Finn

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Finn - 14/3/2007 - Our Editor, Amber's first born.

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