Is it wine o'clock yet?

It's the thing that helps many woman get through the trials of motherhood, and the thing that offers light at the end of a long day.

No need for a pregnant pause

If you're a mum-to-be bent on keeping up your workout routine, the trick is to consult your doctor, know your limit and have a plan for each trimester.

Feeling drained

Having a baby is a wonderful thing but it sure can put your whole system out of whack.

Control fat while you sleep

If you crank up the heater too much overnight, you might not be doing your metabolism any favours.

Road to recovery

It may seem strange, but Rebecca says she is a recovering solo mum.


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Work yoga

How to get fit at your desk

Check out these great apps to help you easily exercise - and get results - while at work.


Mum defends her bikini body

A mum-of-five has hit back at the people who called her body when in a bikini "disgusting".


On the diet-depression link

We know that exercise can improve depression, but could a healthier diet also help tame the black dog?

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I'm a mum with cancer

When I got most of my hair cut off recently no one asked why.

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Never, ever ask

Recently, I was on the receiving end of a faux pas and it left me feeling humiliated and flat.


Nine diet-saving food swaps

Commit to these simple health-saving food swaps and see (and feel) results.


Women needed for cancer trials

More breast cancer patients are being urged to take part in clinical trials after it was revealed that only about 5 per cent are doing so.

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Kids appeal for ailing mum

Three Nelson siblings are appealing to the public to help raise $80,000 so their mum can have ongoing specialist treatment in Germany for a rare form of lung-cancer.


Are we eating too much?

We look into what's happening to our plates - and our eating habits.

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Desperately seeking sleep

Sleep deprivation can play havoc with your mind, body and soul, but sometimes it's hard to switch off even when you're exhausted.


Older mums are older ladies

New study shows late-life mothering doubles your odds of living to an unusually old age.

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Yoga's wee benefits

Yoga can help strengthen your pelvic floor and stop you leaking when you cough or laugh - a problem that's more common than you think.

Kate Friedlander

Pregnancy after cancer

Kate Friedlander's life has been transformed by her breast cancer - but in a way she never expected.


Is your diet shortening your life?

Our need for protein drives us to over-eat, researchers say, and overdoing protein is linked to cancer.


Avoid winter weight gain

Anyone who works in health and fitness knows the occupational hazard that arises at this time of year.

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