It’s time we talk about the awkward experiences that come with pregnancy and c-section. “I wasn't prepared for my husband to feel weird having sex with his pregnant wife.” What’s yours?
What does faster C-section recovery after pregnancy mean? It can mean different things to different people at different stages of their post-partum recovery which is why it is important to adopt a holistic perspective that addresses all factors that can speed up C-section recovery and assist in returning new mothers to optimal health.
Your medical appointments after having a baby are not adequate for giving you the all clear to exercise - here are five reasons why you need to see a physiotherapist after giving birth
Many women want a natural birth – or at least as natural as possible. But what you might consider a ‘natural’ birth might be very different to what your doctor, friend or sister might consider a natural birth. Here are some key points you might want to consider.
choosing the right birth photographer is so important. Finding someone who can be a part of your special moment, and almost feel like they’re part of the family.
This article takes the embarrassment out of babies and answering all of your burning, awkward questions on child birth and looking after your little one.
One of the many wonders new parents may encounter, with the birth of their child, is just how long their fingernails and toenails can be. For four out of the nine months of a full-term pregnancy, a baby’s nails grow; it’s possible your newborn will have longer nails than you!
It used to be believed that a woman who had a caesarean birth would always need a cesarean delivery for all her babies. However many women who have previously undergone caesarean birth can safely attempt a trial of labor to have a vaginal delivery in subsequent pregnancies.
Here’s what you need to consider when weighing up your maternity hospital and obstetrician choices.
This article aims to overview a few of the changes that you and your baby may undergo in the last days of pregnancy and first days after birth.
Grounding ourselves and our children in nature, is extremely healing, beneficial, both emotionally and physically. Allowing our children to explore untethered, wild and free, among the trees and the flowers, creates mindfulness, encourages compassion and inspires creativity.
It’s common practice to go and see a health professional at approximately six weeks after giving birth, usually an obstetrician, a midwife or a GP. Read on to find the purpose of this consult.
Here are some myths to bust on abdominal muscle separation during and after pregnancy.
You are your baby's voice. Taking time each day to monitor a baby’s movement is as important as mother’s taking prenatal vitamins and staying healthy.
Midwifery and Maternity Providers Organisation (MMPOA) know first-time expectant parents often have many questions about the journey ahead. Here they answer the most common questions qualified midwives are asked.This Bupa Parenting Insights talk is given by Liz Wilkes, CEO of MMPOA. Liz answers the following 10 questions:
This talk discusses the latest pre-conception advice, tips for your pregnancy journey and advice for keeping both mum-to-be and unborn baby happy and healthy.
When you become pregnant it can seem like a whole new world has opened up. Everyone has an opinion on what is good and bad! Read these tips from MMPOA to help you avoid the information overload.