Labour, what is it really like ? A few weeks ago I received a request from an OB colleague to consult with a cient who really wanted to aim for a VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarian) Over the course of our meeting , Alice and her husband discussed their hopes and...read more
Induction of labour rates are rising and may not be in mother or babies best interests unless valid reasons outweigh risksread more
Human milk banking can safely allow newborn prem babies to receive donated breast milk reducing their risk of a bowel infection associated with prematurityread more
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This family had a fear of hospitals so we used hypnobirthing techniques to help them manageread more
During pregnancy anxiety can Ben escalated when mums or dads have pre existing anxiety . Concern over the viability of pregnancy eventually settles before parents may begin to suffer anxiety over birth and then parenthood
Hypnobirthing may sound like a a hippie trend but how many anxiously hippies
do you see?
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Burnside Hospital prenatal classes generally last for 8-10 hours and provide a run down on signs of labour, medications available for labour, possible interventions such as induction of labour, forceps, and caesarian section.They may also spend a session talking about baby care. Hypno birthing classes spend 12 hours describing how your body works , how your body releases natural hormones to help you stay calm during pregnancy and birth.We discuss options for natural induction of labour and how movement massage and music can assist both parents during pregnancy and birthread more
Hospital antenatal classes spend 8-10 hours focusing on signs of labour, medications for labour and side effects.They also inform parents about possible interventions , induction, caesarian etc.
Those mothers who are keen to learn more about natural childbirth without drugs have the option to attend hypno birthing classes privately with My Private midwife.These classes spend 12 hours reinforcing positive birth and informing parents how they can increase chances of normal empowered birthread more
Breastfeeding problems are common in the first few weeks after birth.With good support from a qualified experienced lactation consultant problems can be addressedread more