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"The most euphoric moment was holding him. All of your worries, everything that’s ever happened to you or gone wrong, mistakes you’ve made – none of that matters at all. I stopped doubting myself when I held him."

Piper Hope
Mother, Disability Support Worker, Mental Health Advocate
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"People think you need to go to the mainland for opportunities, and if Kennedy has that ambition, that’s fine. But there are opportunities at your doorstep if you take a moment to realise it. It’s up to us as parents to show them."

Taylor Clyne Smith
Journalist
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"As a dad, you have a lot of questions you want to ask other dads. We’re talking to each other about our feelings and doubts, if we’ve felt overwhelmed. It’s nice to know everyone has been there."

Tyler Richardson
Musician, Teacher, Mental Health Advocate
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"I felt so pleased that people felt confident in me. It’s become our superpower, taking all the clinical knowledge and making it straightforward and simple."

Rachel Andrew
Women’s Health & Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
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"I believe a mother is a mother. A mother is a mother to a child who is no longer here. You’re a mother if you’re a step-mum. You’re a mother if you chose to be a mother to a child who needed one. Families don’t always have to be the traditional way; they can be how you make them."

Codie Baylis
Parent & Foster Carer, founder of Cubs’ Club Playgroup
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