HeyMumma Stories

Wed 13 Sep 2017

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

THERE'S nothing more rude and annoying than people who don't RSVP to invitations – and one mum has had a gutful.

Sun 6 Aug 2017

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

A DISTRAUGHT mum has shared how her two young kids were taken away from her because of the way she handled her toddler’s tantrum.

Mon 31 Jul 2017

Mum at 16 wants people to give teenage parents a break

Mum at 16 wants people to give teenage parents a break

EBONY was just 15 years’ old when her pregnancy test displayed positive. Everybody she loved wanted her to terminate — this is why she refused.

Drs told to offer mums screen for intellectual disabilities

Drs told to offer mums screen for intellectual disabilities

DOCTORS have been told to offer screening for a syndrome causing intellectual disabilities to all women who are pregnant or planning to have children.

Sat 29 Jul 2017

Her 3yo is being bullied, daycare says their hands are tied

Her 3yo is being bullied, daycare says their hands are tied

EMILY loved going to her last daycare centre – she was a happy and confident child with plenty of friends but now that little girl is unrecognisable.

Mum shares natural remedy to clear a child’s cough

Mum shares natural remedy to clear a child’s cough

"IT'S a great recipe because it’s easy to do, two ingredients which you have sitting in your pantry or fridge."

Tue 25 Jul 2017

Parents told baby would die after birth - but he survived

Parents told baby would die after birth - but he survived

IMAGINE being told that the much-wanted baby you were pregnant with, was unlikely to live more than a few minutes after being born.

Devastated mum believes this would have saved her baby's life

Devastated mum believes this would have saved her baby's...

WHEN her son Knox was just three-months-old, Elisha Palmer put him down for a sleep one day and he never woke up.

Mon 24 Jul 2017

Man ordered to pay $82k child support for kid who isn’t his

Man ordered to pay $82k child support for kid who isn’t his

A TEXAS man is battling a court order that mandates he must pay tens of thousands in child support for a child that he did not biologically father.

Sat 22 Jul 2017

Let kids play with fire and power tools, researchers say

Let kids play with fire and power tools, researchers say

THE idea of letting a two-year-old sit next to an open fire, or a five-year-old use power tools is the stuff of nightmares for some parents.

Wed 19 Jul 2017

Twins born at 23 weeks survive despite being 'too young to save'

Twins born at 23 weeks survive despite being 'too young to...

ALBERT and Molly weren’t meant to survive. Born four months premmy, they’re among the youngest babies to have lived having been delivered at such a young age.

Mum mistakes meningococcal disease for 'just the flu'

Mum mistakes meningococcal disease for 'just the flu'

KAREN thought her daughter Jenna was vaccinated against meningococcal and when she fell sick one night in winter, she assumed it was just the flu.

Does no wedding gift list mean no present?

Does no wedding gift list mean no present?

A MUMSNET user has been blasted for suggesting couples who don't provide a wedding list or include a request for cash don't expect to be given presents.

Tue 18 Jul 2017

'It was our choice whether or not to let our baby boy go'

'It was our choice whether or not to let our baby boy go'

A Queensland mother shares her heart-wrenching story after contracting listeria when she was pregnant with her first child.

Newborn fights for life: 'Don't let anyone kiss your baby'

Newborn fights for life: 'Don't let anyone kiss your baby'

JUST two hours after parents Nicole and Shane Sifrit said their vows at their wedding ceremony, the newlyweds were rushing their newborn baby to hospital.

Sat 15 Jul 2017

The trendiest baby names for 2017 are pretty exotic

The trendiest baby names for 2017 are pretty exotic

THE hottest trends in baby names for 2017 are an exotic mix from around the world with plenty of celebrity and movie character inspiration.

Tue 11 Jul 2017

PARENT PICKLES: Food allergies and intolerance

PARENT PICKLES: Food allergies and intolerance

HOW to know the difference, how long they last, risk factors and what you can do about it.

Sun 9 Jul 2017

Sneaky vege choc cupcakes for fussy little eaters

Sneaky vege choc cupcakes for fussy little eaters

THIS is not something I would usually write about but I stumbled across a great recipe this week and just had to share.

Tue 6 Jun 2017

PARENT PICKLES: The benefits of media for kids

PARENT PICKLES: The benefits of media for kids

TOO much screen time for kids is an issue but you can use media as a positive influence on your child.

Sun 4 Jun 2017

'Pregorexia' is putting mums and bubs at risk, say experts

'Pregorexia' is putting mums and bubs at risk, say experts

THE rise in the craze of fit expectant mums posting “unrealistic” photos has given birth to an emerging body image disorder.

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