Jump to content

Toggle Housekeeping Housekeeping

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Announcements

What's new in your community

  • 17 topics
  • 357 replies
Essential Kids launches a r... - last post by -*meh*-

Messages for Mods or Admin

Contact moderators and admin with questions or concerns about the forums

  • 9776 topics
  • 38394 replies
How to get back an old account - last post by catalyst
  • Protected Forum
  • By catalyst

FAQs, Rules, Tips & Questions

  1. Site Rules, FAQs & EB Team,
  2. Forum & Technical Qs,
  3. Signature Tips and Qs

Everything you need to know about EB

  • 10015 topics
  • 80808 replies
Emoticons - last post by FomoJnr

The Testing Area

Try out your signature, links, avatar and more

  • 14419 topics
  • 15708 replies
How To Make Your Own Signature - last post by Mel_082

Toggle Meet Other Members Meet Other Members

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Feature Member

Find out more about the people behind the EB usernames

  • 104 topics
  • 2355 replies
A gift for Chloe - last post by Mrs Wonka

Newbies' Comfy Couch

Make yourself at home and introduce yourself

  • 5350 topics
  • 21331 replies
hello! very new, very excit... - last post by almebwas

EB Buddy Groups

Find a new group of friends among our mini-communities

  • 3085 topics
  • 311688 replies
EB Military Families #76 - last post by ~A2~

State forums

  1. New South Wales,
  2. Victoria,
  3. Queensland,
  4. Australian Capital Territory,
  5. South Australia,
  6. Western Australia,
  7. Tasmania,
  8. Northern Territory,
  9. Outside Australia,
  10. Australia's Flood Disaster

Talk about the issues closer to home

  • 77291 topics
  • 900878 replies
MLC OR PLC? Please Help me... - last post by Ruf~Feral~es

Toggle Parents' Groups Parents' Groups

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Join a parents' group here

  1. 2000-2003,
  2. 2004,
  3. 2005,
  4. 2006,
  5. 2007,
  6. 2008,
  7. 2009,
  8. 2010,
  9. 2011,
  10. 2012,
  11. 2013,
  12. 2014

Meet members with children born around the same time as yours

  • 13943 topics
  • 979969 replies
Parent's Group: Born in... - last post by Satay Chicken

Toggle Pregnancy Pregnancy

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Pregnancy: Tips, Questions and Information

Ask questions or offer advice to other expectant parents

  • 48013 topics
  • 458465 replies
I Should Know This- BP Ques... - last post by Madnesscraves

What Month are You Due?

  1. Due June 2014,
  2. Due July 2014,
  3. Due August 2014,
  4. Due September 2014,
  5. Due October 2014,
  6. Due November 2014,
  7. Due December 2014,
  8. Due January 2015,
  9. Due February 2015,
  10. Due March 2015,
  11. Due April 2015,
  12. Archived 2012 due in groups,
  13. Archived 2013 due in groups.,
  14. Archived 2014 due in groups

Join a mini-community who are expecting at the same time as you

  • 10053 topics
  • 766680 replies
Due in February 2015 Chat T... - last post by almebwas

Hospital and Birthing Centres

Ask about others' experiences to help decide where your baby will be born

  • 8156 topics
  • 41312 replies
Obstetrician under $20... - last post by BellaLuna88

Doulas & Midwives

Bringing birth practitioners and EB members together

  • 478 topics
  • 2675 replies
*DOULA TRAINEES seeking EB... - last post by Lady I

Baby Names

Share opinions about one of the most important decisions a parent will make

  • 25546 topics
  • 521899 replies
Girl Name - Ivy - last post by outofmymind

Pregnancy/Parenting After Problems Conceiving

Meet others who understand the ups and downs

  • 1457 topics
  • 57949 replies
Needing some help and assur... - last post by podg

Pregnancy/Parenting After Loss

Moving on after a difficult time

  • 245 topics
  • 3324 replies
natural gender selection (m... - last post by c.sanders

Specialised Pregnancy Support Groups

Buddy groups for those experiencing pregnancy after overcoming obstacles

  • 440 topics
  • 36018 replies
Gestational Diabetes #68 - last post by Eeeps

Toggle Birth Birth

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Labour & Birth

What to expect on the big day

  • 1907 topics
  • 33173 replies
Tail bone pain - affect lab... - last post by mandala

Caesars

Preparing for a delivery by caesarean section

  • 3111 topics
  • 34089 replies
38 Weeks & Wet Lung? - last post by cbmum

Vaginal Birth Preparation

Plus vaginal birth after a caesarean section (VBAC)

  • 1939 topics
  • 16648 replies
Epi no.. yes or no? - last post by biancabee

Home Birthing

Talk about your plans and experiences of babies born at home

  • 1727 topics
  • 26154 replies
Even more home birth questi... - last post by Raincloud

Your birth stories

Share your precious memories

  • 2468 topics
  • 18610 replies
The birth of Tess Amelia - last post by Luci

Traumatic & Disappointing Birth Experiences

When things don't turn out how you expected

  • 445 topics
  • 4796 replies
Pap smear after traumatic b... - last post by ELKO

Your body after baby

All about your recovery and the changes that take place

  • 1514 topics
  • 12065 replies
When does being intimate st... - last post by Mands09

Toggle Babies Babies

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Birth-6 Months

The early days

  • 18699 topics
  • 152210 replies
Big baby slowing growth - last post by sugarcane

6-12 Months

Your older baby

  • 10280 topics
  • 78714 replies
Tell me your babies bed tim... - last post by Hibiscus123

Babies Born Early (and beyond)

The issues facing parents of premmies

  • 2502 topics
  • 30434 replies
Iron deficiency, could it b... - last post by SuburbnJournalista

Twins, Triplets, Quads and More

For parents and friends of multiples

  • 4919 topics
  • 57125 replies
Pregnant with twins/triplet... - last post by Skarlett

Breastfeeding

From birth to beyond

  • 10265 topics
  • 77223 replies
Bleeding nipples :( - last post by lucky 2

Formula and supplement feeding

Advice and support

  • 152 topics
  • 1439 replies
10 wk old doesn't seem... - last post by Centrino

Baby and toddler food

Seek advice on weaning and solids and share your favourite recipes

  • 13668 topics
  • 71497 replies
Vegan babies and B12 - last post by agdp07

Nappies

Disposable or modern cloth? The choices don't end there

  • 16027 topics
  • 165800 replies
Adding to my collection - last post by Zephie Chugger

Buying & Dressing for Baby

Plan your spending first

  • 2887 topics
  • 22502 replies
nappy bag - last post by NSG

Prams & Strollers

Getting mobile with your baby or toddler

  • 3624 topics
  • 20888 replies
Uppababy Vista - last post by Scanny90

Sleeping

How to help everyone get enough

  • 2906 topics
  • 25726 replies
Evil torturer or just my 5... - last post by ILFC

Toggle Toddler & Kids Toddler & Kids

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Babies and Kids With Disabilities & Special Needs

Advice and support from others who understand

  • 11617 topics
  • 118157 replies
Recent ASD diagnosis - help... - last post by AMPSyd

12-24 Months

The first birthday and beyond

  • 12629 topics
  • 96096 replies
ENT? - last post by Rans.

24-36 months

The transition stage from toddler to pre-schooler

  • 1485 topics
  • 15747 replies
For 5 minutes.... - last post by Madnesscraves

3-5 Years

The pre-school years

  • 11565 topics
  • 86284 replies
Practicing letters - last post by lucy-lu

5-8 Years (Younger Kids)

Discuss issues around the early primary years - behaviour, development and discipline.

  • 661 topics
  • 7028 replies
7 year old and major sleep... - last post by robhat

8-12 years ( The pre-teen years)

Discuss behaviour, development and discipline for tweens.

  • 2197 topics
  • 19973 replies
Puberty in an 11yo boy. Wha... - last post by MY 3 SONS X

13-18 years (Teenagers)

Discuss behaviour, development and discipline for teens.

  • 125 topics
  • 2008 replies
Saying no to 13YO DD sleepi... - last post by mummygirl

Challenging Behaviour & Discipline Techniques

Coping with tears, tantrums and trying times

  • 1938 topics
  • 12075 replies
Crazy behaviour this weeken... - last post by cantstayaway

Toilet Training

Is your child ready? Looking for the signs and getting started

  • 2302 topics
  • 13081 replies
PLEASE HELP ME! I need DIFF... - last post by lovedupmumma

Car Restraints

Make the right choices when it comes to safety

  • 7296 topics
  • 46399 replies
Child restraint and accident - last post by freeform

Bullying

Support and advice for tough times at school

  • 23 topics
  • 362 replies
Pulling your child out of a... - last post by Classic Red

Play and activities

  • 114 topics
  • 1575 replies
Recommend me a doll - last post by Feral_Faylie

Toggle Daycare, Pre-School and School Daycare, Pre-School and School

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Daycare, Babysitters & Nannies

For finding child care or being a carer

  • 5679 topics
  • 33778 replies
Au Pair - Experiences please? - last post by ........

Playgroups

Discuss your Playgroup experiences or find a Playgroup near you.

  • 139 topics
  • 554 replies
Mother's Group - Forster? - last post by ginger72

Preschool (EC, Kinder)

Discuss your child's early childhood education here.

  • 195 topics
  • 1542 replies
Advice: how to approach the... - last post by Loxoli

Your Child's Education - First year of school

Choosing a school, school readiness and the challenges of the first year of formal schooling.

  • 556 topics
  • 8448 replies
Belmont SS (Qld) and possib... - last post by serenity_now

Your Child's Education - Year one and beyond

The learning experience for children and parents

  • 5412 topics
  • 56191 replies
Appealing High School Place... - last post by ballogo

Toggle Parties & Special Occasions Parties & Special Occasions

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Parties for Under 5s

Organising a special day for the little ones

  • 1669 topics
  • 10542 replies
Cake Maker in Melbourne... - last post by kirstyannb

Parties for 5 and Over

Planning and hosting gatherings for older children

  • 909 topics
  • 6039 replies
RSVPs - last post by No One

Weddings, Christenings & Showers

Celebrating the landmarks of life

  • 1273 topics
  • 15116 replies
Taking unappreciative to a... - last post by FeralRebelWClaws

Christmas, Adult birthdays, Special Occasions & other

Seasonal events and party ideas for grown-ups

  • 4010 topics
  • 31917 replies
Fathers Day Gift Ideas - last post by klr75

Toggle The Parents' Room The Parents' Room

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Everyday Mums Chat

The everyday things that other parents understand

  • 14141 topics
  • 117323 replies
paid parental leave - last post by SplashingRainbows

Young Mums and Mums-To-Be

Meet other members who are starting families early

  • 1317 topics
  • 17030 replies
How old were you with your... - last post by CrazyMumOf3

'Older' Mums and Mums-To-Be

For those having or thinking about a late baby

  • 766 topics
  • 10623 replies
Amnio after low risk NT res... - last post by Molokai

Same-Sex Parents & Parents-To-Be

Families that begin with two mums or two dads

  • 1181 topics
  • 14676 replies
What are you getting your g... - last post by FeralFemboside
  • Protected Forum
  • By FeralFemboside

Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses

Dealing with the ups and downs

  • 945 topics
  • 9213 replies
Chronic fatigue syndrome (C... - last post by AIR

Your Family

Discuss the day-to-day dynamics

  • 667 topics
  • 8945 replies
7 year age gap? - last post by Sunshine Mumma

Large Families

Share tips for budgeting, time management and daily life with many kids

  • 4388 topics
  • 69539 replies
Who is pregnant with child... - last post by Purelle

Adoption

  • 623 topics
  • 4375 replies
Family adoption question - last post by JJEDRMc
  • Protected Forum
  • By JJEDRMc

Fostering

Share the journey with other foster parents, current or prospective

  • 455 topics
  • 2560 replies
Help can we Appeal? - last post by pickledbrain
  • Protected Forum
  • By pickledbrain

Relationships

A members-only forum to seek support and discuss sensitive subjects

  • 5894 topics
  • 101035 replies
Just found out about affair - last post by Floral Arrangement
  • Protected Forum
  • By Floral Arrangement

Plus Size Living

Share your experiences with other members

  • 525 topics
  • 7035 replies
It's the clothes, not o... - last post by kmdoll

Find the 'awesome' in your family

Join a 4 week challenge brought to you by Essential Baby and Parent Wellbeing that will help you maximize the ‘awesome’ moments in your family right now.

  • 22 topics
  • 231 replies
Funny things your kids have... - last post by Wallymaduka

Toggle Hobbies & Crafts Hobbies & Crafts

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Hobbies & Crafts

Discover your creativity

  • 3717 topics
  • 49872 replies
Updated with pic of finishe... - last post by ninadf

Quilting & Sewing

Many threads about needle crafts

  • 3047 topics
  • 57919 replies
Presser foot supplier in Sy... - last post by Escapin

Scrap Chat & Share

All about scrapbooking

  • 6495 topics
  • 90332 replies
Can you help identify this... - last post by busymum01

Photography

Tips and inspiration for beginners to experts

  • 7951 topics
  • 84064 replies
This week's challenge -... - last post by SW-

Cardmaking & Stamping

Put your stamp on creative pursuits

  • 510 topics
  • 6201 replies
August card swap sign up - last post by sallan

Toggle Lifestyle & Entertainment Lifestyle & Entertainment

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Environmental Tips, Info, News & Questions

Go green and help sustain the future

  • 1397 topics
  • 9289 replies
Who has a tank that is conn... - last post by kirstyannb

Recipes & Cooking Tips

Share your favourites and find new inspiration

  • 23007 topics
  • 152063 replies
Fancy cheesecake - last post by lozzylots

Managing Money

Helping you take charge of your finances

  • 11150 topics
  • 103921 replies
Let's pay off those cre... - last post by Silverstreak

TV, Movies & Celebrity News

What we're watching on the big and small screens

  • 9753 topics
  • 187924 replies
The Bachelor.....( Australia ) - last post by Burnt Siena

Books, Poetry & Music

What we're reading, playing and listening to

  • 2891 topics
  • 29784 replies
Anyone read Tim Winton'... - last post by Feral Cancerian

Have a Laugh

The place for jokes and sharing life's lighter moments

  • 2084 topics
  • 10036 replies
Weird Al Yankovic just won... - last post by CallMeFeral

Games

Get hooked on some of our online community games

  • 2955 topics
  • 261240 replies
The Last Thing You Bought - last post by ollies-mum

Family Travel

Check in for tips before you take off

  • 7627 topics
  • 62470 replies
Best Family Friendly Hotel... - last post by Harmonica

Beauty and Fashion

How to look good and feel great

  • 3788 topics
  • 31563 replies
Recommend me a daily spf? - last post by Feral timtam

Your Pets

Meet other members whose pets are part of the family

  • 8646 topics
  • 91240 replies
Be happy and kind, EB, beca... - last post by Raincloud

Home, Garden & Renovating

Practical advice, inspiration and motivation

  • 10093 topics
  • 83271 replies
To Do Thur 21.08.14 - last post by sweetmango

Sports

  1. London 2012: Olympic and Paralympic Games

Show your team's colours and fly the flag here

  • 473 topics
  • 19924 replies
Gymnastics - last post by ~Catherine~

Internet & Technology

For talk about internet, mobiles and gadgets

  • 1770 topics
  • 8395 replies
Cheap, Small Smart Phone - last post by Centrino

Spirituality

  1. New Age Beliefs & Spirituality,
  2. Faith & Religion,
  3. Paranormal & Supernatural,
  4. The Crystal Ball

Encompassing religion, faith and other beliefs

  • 5979 topics
  • 66561 replies
Crystals - novice needs help! - last post by crunch

Celebrity Parents and Kids

Births, babies and the kids who have everything!

  • 34 topics
  • 602 replies
Kate Langbroek - last post by coffy11

Toggle General General

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

News, Social Issues & Politics

  1. Election2013

What's making news close to home and abroad

  • 6338 topics
  • 162075 replies
Fred Nile - MP and medical... - last post by Bkrsdzn+1

What Do You Think?

For discussions about the issues that make us think

  • 76574 topics
  • 2144404 replies
Friendship question - last post by FeelingcLucky

Miscellaneous

For topics that just don't quite fit in anywhere else

  • 87705 topics
  • 1347426 replies
Ongoing bar thread #40 - last post by Paddlepop

Good News

Shout it from the rooftops and share it with the EB community

  • 4537 topics
  • 33266 replies
Good work news - last post by luckynumber2

Venting Board

Sometimes it feels better to get it off your chest

  • 45296 topics
  • 744227 replies
700 dollar fine after my tw... - last post by kadoodle
  • Protected Forum
  • By kadoodle

Competitions

Enter our members-only competitions here

  • 107 topics
  • 8040 replies
FREE Dexem sample - last post by valentlau

Toggle Essential Work Essential Work

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Studying and Parenting

Striking a balance between family and further education

  • 4889 topics
  • 48407 replies
Fingers crossed for CSP and... - last post by suisses

Party Plan

For sellers and buyers to share ideas, info and strategies. Please read the forum guidelines before posting!

  • 3300 topics
  • 26540 replies
Thermomix bonus? - last post by Wacky Wobbler

Employment Opportunities

Offer a job to an EB member here! Please read the forum guidelines before posting.

  • 886 topics
  • 2643 replies
.Net Developer - last post by CurlyTops

Seeking Employment

For EB members looking for work - and those who want to employ them. Please read the forum rules before posting.

  • 525 topics
  • 1207 replies
Upskilling (Melbourne) - last post by PolkaDots

Working Parents

When you're juggling work and family commitments

  • 1066 topics
  • 10816 replies
Should I return to work -FI... - last post by ~Jodama_Feral~
  • Protected Forum
  • By ~Jodama_Feral~

My Business

For business owners to share advice and support. Please read the forum guidelines before posting.

  • 579 topics
  • 3156 replies
Logo Design - last post by FeralCountryEve

Toggle Health Health

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

General Health and Safety Tips

  1. Contraception

General Health and Safety Tips

  • 7014 topics
  • 33952 replies
The ultimate remedy for dry... - last post by Tyrannosaurus

Your Diet & Fitness

Your Diet & Fitness

  • 7537 topics
  • 126300 replies
Healthy for summer challenge - last post by PrincessPinkenIt

Natural Therapies

Natural Therapies

  • 1445 topics
  • 8055 replies
UTI, natural or antibiotics... - last post by BornToLove

Cancer Support Forum

  • 963 topics
  • 10278 replies
Questions about level 3 mel... - last post by Bearynice

Allergy and Food Intolerance Support

Food Intolerances and Allergies

  • 4170 topics
  • 26118 replies
Failed Peanut Challenge Sto... - last post by Loz07

Toggle Shopping Shopping

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Hot Specials

Hot Specials

  • 16608 topics
  • 123698 replies
Big W Baby Sale - last post by Apageintime

Product Reviews

Product Reviews

  • 15657 topics
  • 73531 replies
Choice Hair Straightener Re... - last post by cookie25

Product Recalls

Product Recalls

  • 176 topics
  • 771 replies
Aldi play centre recalled - last post by EBeditor

Children's toys

Toy shopping for younger kids (1-8)

  • 209 topics
  • 1076 replies
water table - last post by Jenferal

Toys for Older Kids

Toy shopping for older kids (8 and up)

  • 32 topics
  • 204 replies
Birthday present for DD10 - last post by 71Cath

Toggle The Trading Area The Trading Area

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

How To Apply & Rules

  • 11 topics
  • 2 replies
Changes to requirements for TR - last post by catalyst

Household Items

  1. Household Items (incl toys) Wanted

  • 68 topics
  • 121 replies
WTB - old Nokia phone charg... - last post by 2_little_boys
  • Protected Forum
  • By 2_little_boys

Clothing (Baby & Other)

  1. Clothing (Baby & Other) Wanted

  • 46 topics
  • 45 replies
WT Red & white striped... - last post by rjflc69
  • Protected Forum
  • By rjflc69

Baby Items

  1. Baby Items - Wanted

  • 28 topics
  • 11 replies
WTB Jujube bag - last post by FeralLIfeHacker
  • Protected Forum
  • By FeralLIfeHacker

Nappies & Nappy Accessories

  1. Nappies & Nappy Accessories - Wanted

  • 11 topics
  • 19 replies
WTB medium or large Fluffy... - last post by twinklemoon
  • Protected Forum
  • By twinklemoon

Toggle Dad's Zone Dad's Zone

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Blog: Dad's Diary

  • 67 topics
  • 1304 replies
Nintendo "DS": Device of Sa... - last post by stephanu

Dad chat

Forum for men to chat to other dads and dads-to-be.

  • 65 topics
  • 793 replies
Community attitudes towards... - last post by A_P

  • 14920180 Total Posts
  • 247956 Total Members
  • avenue54 Newest Member
  • 25674 Most Online

5733 users are online (in the past 15 minutes)

151 members, 5323 guests, 259 anonymous users   (See full list)


Google, HopefullyTR, *billymay*, Yahoo, rld_dg, Mum.of.one, Katerina 34, purpleone, Feral Nina, Bing, FeelingcLucky, Raincloud, beastie, BetteBoop, Lakegirl, sama22, Niles1, Ecr, Google Mobile, caramelsauce, Belinda18, Feral llama, Nikker, 4*shining*stars, mum2lily, ~3 gorgeous girls~, angelinaballerina, FeralDan, Ksmith87, l71, Dylan's Mummy, Clever bunny, becstar101, normy, iznlachsmum, barfly, bubbanme, Still Waters, suzyr, Mykids3, mamma bear, Ringo_43, DreamingM, Skittles02, feralgreenthumbs, melsko, Bunsen the feral, Lalaloopsy, mbaus2011, samandimmysmum, mumto2.5, Quinny~, Ms.Nolte, lulu_kimmy, Tiamo, Shesrunning, abby66, Tilli+Macey, lanav87, Hunch, rightbehindyou, Woollenflower, Rheneas, Wren13, FeralGrinch, DoctorDonna, snowangel, ainira, indah86, swan_bythe_sea, karmacrazykitty, fiveforme, Lyn86, Cromarty, RoxyKallie, Facebook, fancie, FeRaL n ScReWeD, Lil Chickens, nobleme, mychichi, Mavis Baker, Hence, CallMeFeral, **Tiger*Feral**, carriesshoes, GoYouGoodThing, Mrs Lost Wanderer, KTeacher, elmo_mum, batfacedcat, Logical nonsense, katewillknit, hmmm..., Feral Grey Mare, BabySmurf2012, sunnydays2010, Miranda Grace, frannieanne, horseandhound, MintyBiscuit, librarygirl, dallee, sarahJW, Allysarah, MonarchMay, harryhoo, Literally Literary, sasar, Bomber girl, vonmax, JustAnotherLurker, Angelot, snichor, marleygirl, Fairey, Julie3Girls, Ahrefs, auntk, funkynae, BelwithBaby, AnotherFeral, StillDreaming, Team Awesome, whimbrel, sarahec, kim27, slt, chicken_bits, i-believe-in-miracles, leeroy, Whys, threelittleloves, **megan**, sparkles30, ruthr, BellaLuna88, FeralSed, Minxybug, SleepDream, 2mummys2kids, Li'lL, Hnhas1, daydreamer123, JournoGirl, Shary Bobbins, kimcam1971, lazycritterisferal, LilMissChatterbox, SarahBelle48, MaggieL79, Feral_RosieC, SnazzyFeral, SaintJoe, EBeditor, Apple&seed, km1234

 
  • ek-smiggle-driver-thumb

    Smiggle is painting the town red!

    We have 3 Red Smiggle prize packs to give away! Enter by posting a photo of something red to your Instagram.

  • quotes-320

    Wise words from kids movies

    The movies we watched as kids had a lot more to offer than just entertainment. Here's ten wise quotes from kids movies.

  • yoda

    31 iconic family films from the 1980s

    If you grew up in the 1980s there will be a number of films that are close to your heart. Here are 31 of the most iconic for you to watch with your own kids.

  • cruella

    10 live-action remakes of famous animations

    After the success of "Maleficent" at the box office Disney is opening their vault to re-work the classics into live-action movies, and a number of other film studios are following suit. Here are ten live-action remakes to look forward to.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.