Mum gives birth to 5.9 kilogram baby

AN Australian mother has given birth to a baby boy weighing 5.9 kilograms.

Top 10 most successful boys and girls names

Does your baby have a successful name?

Real Estate

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Family's heartbreak after death of baby Zoe

Baby Zoe Grace Chrisholm.

“If our love was enough you would have lived forever.”

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

9.7 inch iPad Pro: One top tool for both work and play

Apple's 9.7 inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard.

One top tool for both work and play

Up-sized Renault Koleos SUV on its way

COMING SOON: Renault takes on the bigger SUV boys with a larger and more upmarket version of its Koleos.

Larger and more upmarket version of Koleos SUV coming this year

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UPDATE: Aldi says rubber milk a one-off

A BURNETT heads man got a shock when he tucked into his early morning bowl of cereal this week.

10 years on, Maccas burger, fries still very preserved

It may be 10 years old, but this burger still hasn't gone mouldy. Photo / Reddit

Image of 10 year old burger and fries enough to make you shudder

Paleo carrot cake for Pete Evan's wedding

Nicola Robinson and Pete Evans have married in an intimate ceremony on their New South Wales farm.

Aussie chef marries Kiwi socialite at NSW farm

A new take on coleslaw

The finished product

Here's how to make your coleslaw extra special

How to make the perfect fruit loaf

My Kitchen Rules stars Dan and Steph's banana, coconut and carrot gluten free loaf .

This one's the pefect fruit loaf with a modern twist

The best of Witchmount wines

Here's the guide to the best of Witchmount wines

Simple Anzac biscuit recipe

Anzac biscuits

The best way to make Anzac biscuits

5 tips for making money on a renovation project

Since the start of the year Australians have spent close to $15 billion on renovating and building homes.

21 ways you can save on your power bill

Would you take a shower at the beach or swim at a local dam to save on power costs?

Install powerboards for devices which can be switched off by remote

Easter provides an excuse to decorate the home

Celebrating Easter at home.

Go for pastels, fresh flowers and greenery

Gladstone's million-dollar homes ready for right buyer

THE TOP PICK: This property, at 6/569 Springs Road Agnes Water, is available for $2.75million.

There are more than 40 properties on the market at $1m-plus

Does your loyal laundry need a makeover?

MONEY LAUNDERING: Trixie Bennett-Hillier says make sure your washing machine is not too full and give your drier’s filter a regular clean out to increase energy efficiency. PHOTO: ADAM HOURIGAN

Your laundry needs to be comfortable and functional

Style: Gold brings glamour to a home, but less is more

Gold is synonymous with wealth, but too much and it’s Trump-like. Peking Gold Quilt Cover Set by Grand Atelier $52.20, Bedding Square.

It takes just one great piece to transform a room

Picking the right apples for your garden

Be they granny smith or golden delicious here's what you need to know about picking the right apples for your garden.

Meet the banksias African cousin

Leucadendron.

The African favourites will bring colour to any garden

No sign of closing 15 years later

Sauers Produce and Garden Centre, Diamond Street, Cooroy, services small crops farmers and home gardeners in the Noosa hinterland.

15 years ago it looked like Cooroy would lose it's gardening store

Become a green thumb with 5 easy plants ready for winter

LOCALLY FRESH: : Learmonth Foodworks has a great supply of fresh, local produce. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Mild temperatures make for a better environment to grow.

Gardening: Bulbs are buried treasures, weave some magic

Plant bulbs now for late winter and spring blooms.

You don’t need a big garden, or a big budget

Gardening: Welcome, autumn and hello, sweet pea

Sweet pea flower colours vary from white and cream through pinks and crimsons to blues and purples, but not yellow.

The first job for the autumn is to plant some sweet peas

Pentas are flowering workhorses of the garden

Pentas flower almost year round, and thrive in full sun or part shade.

One old-fashioned favourite that enjoying a resurgence is pentas

Fraser Is one of state’s top honeymoon spots

FRASER Island has been named in the top 16 places to have a honeymoon in Queensland.

A Latin Affair: Fun under a recently-active volcano

Reporter Rae Wilson after the 4km hike up Pacaya Volcano near Antigua in Guatemala.

Ever toasted marshmallows under a wall of hardened lava?

Warm with love and laughter in San Jorge, Guatemala

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala has lots of pretty towns along its shores.

Puedo tomar un foto? Puedo? Puedo? Can I take a photo? Can I?

Marvel and Cartoon Network super park to open in Dubai

The Avengers ride.

World's largest indoor theme park will span 1.5 million square feet

Julia Roberts's 3m payday

JULIA Roberts earned $3 million for four days of work on new movie 'Mother's Day'.

Kanye West's criminal record expunged

Kanye West

Kanye West's conviction has been erased from his record

Spoilers: Kit Harington apologises to fans

Kit Harington has apologised to 'Game of Throne' fans for lying to them.

"Half-sister" making claim to Prince's estate

A woman is claiming to be Prince's half-sister

The McClymonts heading for home for 10 Years of Hits tour

THE McCLYMONTS: Mollie, Sam and Brooke are coming home to play at the Saraton Theatre in August.

WATCH: The McClymonts popped into the DEX to play a homegrown hit

Bindi takes Steve Irwin fundraising to America

Bindi Irwin targets LA for Steve Irwin fundraising.

Steve Irwin Gala Dinner will now held in America

ORLANDO'S RIGHT: Here's five CQ stunners.

Orlando Bloom

Did Orlando Bloom really say that about Rockhampton girls?

PHOTOS: Gladstone model's photos printed in national mag

KAITLYN Delioglanis is in the bloom of her youth, being featured in a national fashion magazine this month.

Create a home spa experience

You don’t need to fork out the cash to pamper yourself when, with some time set aside, you can do it yourself at home for less.

Here's how to give yourself that professional spa feeling at home

Woman body-shamed for buying a bikini fights back

You should never fat shame anyone, let alone someone with sass

Aussie men more label-conscious than women

Australian men have overtaken women in the fashion department

Kiwi's rant on bra sizes goes viral

The short video has gone viral.

Is it the end of the five cent coin cluttering our wallets?

THE humble five cent piece is a bugbear of many people, weighing down purses and wallets – but you can still buy lollies

OPINION: See ya' later travelator

Nambour shoppers struggle with the out-of-order travelators at Nambour Plaza. They have been out of action since the floods in March.

"What part of ‘keep to the left’ eludes shoppers?"

Retail rent prices keep business owners on their toes

After getting quotes from shopfronts in East St and weighing up the costs of the monthly rent bill, the young business owner, Emily Dowling, had to think of other locations to home her business.

“Originally I did look at East St but it was so expensive "

Cheap pumpkins, but avocados expensive

Rocklea Markets fresh produce report

Finance Talk: Tips for safe online shopping

Close-up hand woman using laptop and credit card, online shopping

Australians lost $1.4 million to online scams last year

The air-conditioning trick that could save you a fortune

How using dry mode on your air-conditioner can cut your energy bill

Family open up about fatal sleep nightmare

EVERY day Hayley and Lachlan Webb wake up not knowing if they’ll ever be able to go back to sleep again.

Survivor warns: don’t ignore the signs of a heart attack

Janet Southern.

You should never ignore the signs of a heart attack

Doctor demands action over 'distressing' suicide rates

HOMELESS NO MORE: A Gladstone teen escaped his violent family and will finish year 12 and start work in the region.

"We need to change attitudes": Toowoomba doctor Kent Perkins

VIDEO: Mum travelled to Mexico to fight incurable illness

STAYING STRONG: After weeks of chemotherapy in mexico, Gladstone mum and Multiple Sclerosis sufferer is finally back home with her family recovering.
Photo: Contributed.

IT'S known as the incurable disease, but it can be slowed down.

So what's the best recipe for a healthy heart?

VITAL RESEARCH: University of the Sunshine Coast researcher Tom Bailey checks the condition of a volunteer patient as part of research into healthier hearts.

University experts give their advice on best combination

$2500 a week to stay alive

NO REBATE: Michelle and Wayne Connell, pictured outside their Gympie home, contemplate the fight ahead.

Michelle is in the fight of her life

Mindfulness therapy works as well as some drugs: study

Mindfulness involves training the brain to deal with negative emotions using techniques such as meditation, breathing exercises and yoga.

Controversial therapy could be as effective as anti-depressants

‘Puppy’ and Bella reunited after piñata Spotlight adventures

Staff at Spotlight posed the pup in a series of creative photos and posted them online in a successful effort to reunite him with his owner.

Breastfeeding women need support not discrimination

A mother has been left outraged after she was told to breastfeed more modestly.

There shouldn't be shame or stigma related to breastfeeding

60 minutes saga: The emotional toll on Sally Faulkner

60 Minutes reporter Tara Brown, left, and Sally Faulkner, right, the mother of the two Australian children, sit in a minivan after they released from a Lebanese jail with the three members of Channel 9 Australian TV crew.

One can imagine the cocktail of emotions swirling around mother

New virus puts 80 babies in hospital, can cause brain damage

ASID President Professor Cheryl Jones said parechovirus was a new virus, which doctors knew very little about.

New 'parechovirus' can cause developmental delays and brain damage

The most rejected baby names of 2015 in New Zealand

Getting back into shape with your baby can actually be fun, says personal trainer Janelle Ware. You can take things at your own pace, and meet other mums at a post-pregnancy exercise class.

'Royal' baby names rejected in New Zealand

Emergency call lesson turns 'real life' for baby sister

BE PREPARED: Moetu Hill, 4 with baby sister Jasmine, 1 recently learned how to call 000 at day care, and it was a lesson well learned.

4-yo learns 000, but never expected her mother to dial it days later

Vitamin D linked to lower rates of allergies in children

Premature birth is a terrifying prospect form many women.

Vitamin D supplement recommended during winter and spring

Be careful or Airbnb might steal your spouse, says tourist

A TOURIST has warned of the perils of Airbnb after her husband had an affair with a Kiwi host.

SUPERMUM: Love is about finding the perfect match

Couples thrive on different things in a relationship.

Five hot Gladstone bachelors looking for love

WAS it a lonely Easter? There's plenty of fish in the sea