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Baby to Toddler : Baby to Toddler 2009
Baby to Toddler 2009 The Border Mail 44 The internet provides a new mother with a wealth of information at her fingertips, from conception and adolescence, to meal times and new activities. Here we set you up to surf the net with some of the world wide web’s best Australian and overseas we bsites. www.motherinc.com.au This Australian site promotes itself as ‘the online glossy magazine for modern mums’. It features information on everything from health to homework and includes a diary of events. It holds its own events in the capital cities and also has a comprehensive membership program. www.babycenter.com and www.parentcenter.com Babycenter and its ‘Big Brother’, Parentcenter, are comprehensive U.S . sites offering email updates, expert advice, A-Z archives, discussion boards, reviews and product recalls. Babycenter caters for the 0-2 year age group, while Parentcenter caters for pre- schoolers and big kids. www.epregnancy.com A U.S . site offering week-by-week developments of your growing baby and also discussions on conception and fertility. Get regular email updates or use the calculator to work out your due date. The first stop for mothers to be. www.essentialbaby.com.au Our favourite. All the usual articles and discussion boards on development, health and nutrition but, importantly, it’s Australian, and so features Aussie products and experts. There are real-life stories, and a men’s business section for dad. www.nutritionaustralia.org This site has menu plans, recipes, shopping lists, food facts and healthy eating guidelines. All you need to know about healthy eating.