Why register at Essential Baby?
With upwards of 1,500 members online in peak times, Essential Baby is just like a great big mothers group where you can meet like minded parents and parents-to-be and share tips, advice, friendship or just catch up for a chat!
By registering at Essential baby you can access a range of features that are only available to registered members. As a member you will be able to;
- Post in the forums
(EB hosts one of the largest women's forums in Australia with upwards of 1,500 women online in peak times)
- View member only forums
- Maintain your own online diary
- Sign up to newsletters including our famous Weekly Guide to Pregnancy emails, Monthly Guide to Baby's First Year, Quarterly Guide to Your Toddler's Second Year and more…
- Participate in one of Australia's largest online women's communities
- Buy and sell goods in the Essential Baby Trading Room
(NB: You are required to have 200 posts on the forums and need to be a member for 4 months to participate in the Forum Trading Room)
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