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The topic of bedsharing with your baby is often in the news. In one report a public official or researcher will tell you bedsharing is an inherently dangerous activity. Yet another will counteract this with claims that bedsharing is ‘natural’. Understandably the community then asks “who should we believe?” and “what should we do?”

Living mindfully – keeping your attention, without judgment, in this moment, with your baby – is a tremendously useful skill for a parent to have.  After all, the here and now is where your baby is!  With your own attention in the here and now you are more likely to notice your baby’s cues, needs, feelings and patterns...  

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24 October, 2014 at 18:11
Lydia Callis
  Picture this: you are a little kid growing up, constantly discovering incredible new things about the world. Now imagine being surrounded every day by people who ...
16 October, 2014 at 19:36
Intact Australia
Circumcision started in the western world during the masturbation hysteria of the Victorian Era, when doctors circumcised boys to punish them for masturbating. Victorian doctors knew ...
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Nurture ~ Australia's Natural Parenting Magazine is your destination for thought-provoking, evidence-based articles on the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual elements of child-rearing from a natural parenting perspective.

Nurture is the only printed Australian natural parenting magazine and features comprehensive, informative feature articles on natural parenting, including attachment parenting and conscious parenting, topics and regular columns including:

  • Dad’s Corner – interesting tales from a natural parenting father
  • Breastfeeding – because it’s not always smooth sailing; plus advice on extended breastfeeding
  • Babywearing – because keeping your child close not only feels great but also promotes secure attachment
  • Activities for children/families – educational and fun activities to help your child develop and grow, including Montessori and Steiner activities for children
  • Organic gardening with children – teach your child the fundamentals of food production and the natural world
  • Recipes – baby led weaning, food for families to share, and recipes you can cook with your child
  • Reader’s story – an opportunity for readers to voice their personal alternative parenting stories
  • Book reviews – informative books on natural parenting, attachment parenting, conscious parenting and educational and spiritual books that may help your child discover their place in the world

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