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Posted 03 January 2013 - 01:54 PM
I'm a first-time mum from Melbourne and I have a now one-year-old son whop was diagnosed with a rare genetic syndrome at six weeks of age. 2012 saw me battle his health problems, post-natal depression and my struggles to be a better mother. I decided in 2013 to embrace more positive things in my life and started a blog to document my journey.
I've had some amazing responses from people who have experienced amazing things on their own journeys in becoming mothers, and so I'm just putting more of myself out there in the hope that my raw honesty helps others to be honest with themselves too. We're all doing a bloody hard job but we are also doing a bloody awesome job too! Give yourselves a pat on the back
Posted 16 January 2013 - 10:17 AM
Welcome to Essential Baby.
If you need general information to get to know the site feel free to check out the Site Information for more details on things such as:
* Abbreviations (I would print a copy out)
* Teach you how to make a signature
* Tell you about newsletters you can subscribe to (including
a toddler one - click here to subscribe right now )
* Directs you to areas of specific interest to you via a few questions including the Parents Groups (found here)where you can meet other parents whose children were born in the same month/year as yours.
Please let me know if you need help with anything on the site.
PS We also have a forum for Babies and Kids with Special Needs area which may be of interest to you. It is a great place to find support and advice and I am sure with your experiences you will be able to help too.
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