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Preparing for a new addition

Some say preparing for your second child is easier than your first. Perhaps this is true but ‘first time’ around you didn’t have a little person to contend with and their feelings to consider.   It’s important to keep in mind that while welcoming another little one is an adjustment for you and your partner,…

Is my baby getting enough milk?

Is my baby getting enough milk? This common concern for mothers will often result in feelings worry and inadequacy – especially for a first time mum when you are still learning the ropes and how on earth you read your baby’s signs and cues. It can certainly be a daunting time but it need not…

Got Candida? Most people do.

I was at a function the other night and I got into conversation with a girlfriend who was complaining that she couldn’t drink alcohol. She was then quick to tell me that she wasn’t drinking because she was on a particular drug. Curious, I asked her what was happening? She sighed, poured herself another lemonade,…

Remarkable Results from Midwives in Private Practice

Most of you know that I am a firm believer in having a private midwife during your pregnancy and birth. There is also nothing better than having your private midwife guide you through that crazy post birth period… Please have a read of the remarkable statistics including the higher rate of vaginal births and reduced…

6 Tips To Sleep Through The Night

“Sleep is essential for the body to recover and regenerate.” —Dr. Fabrizio Mancini Just as activity is healing, so is sleep. During sleep, your body repairs damage caused by stress or environmental toxins, and sorts out memories from the day. When you get less than six or seven hours of sleep each night, your risk…

The Why?? & How!! of Perineal Massage

Let’s be honest from the start, if this is your first pregnancy, then the thought of having to do perineal massage might not thrill you. I have to admit I was tentative — and rightly so because when perineal massage is done properly, it hurts! Please note: This post is an excerpt from Dr Jennifer’s best-selling book,…

For Partners: The 12 Secret Anxieties of Her "Pregnant Brain"

One area that I can confidently say that I am an expert in is with knowing “the pregnant brain”. Having had five pregnancies in eight years I have developed a keen understanding of how hormones influence every waking thought and every word uttered… With this post I’d like to give ‘unsuspecting partners’ a heads-up on…

Common Questions About Anti-D injections

I am consistently asked about the safety of Anti-D injections. With this blog we have updated our previous post on this topic in an attempt to answer any lingering queries for parents and practitioners… Anti-D injections are offered to all pregnant women with an RhD negative blood group to prevent their baby developing the potential…

A Secret Weapon For Your Pregnancy & Birth

Discover this “secret weapon” to ensure good comfort and health for both you and your baby during pregnancy and birth… Please click here if you can’t see my video below: …and beyond Once you’ve birthed your baby, a whole new world opens up and you’ll want to be prepared for helping your child develop as…

Creating a value driven Checklist

In the previous blog we discussed why it is important to consider our highest values in life. This is a great process and one that really helps to put things into perspective, remembering that we are the creative force in our lives. With all of this in mind I decided recently that I would like…