Pregnancy is a very exciting time, although it can be tricky for some. If you have additional health issues that may impact on you pregnancy, special requests or requirements for your pregnancy, concerns around what happened in a previous pregnancy or even if you simply want to ask a few questions you may benefit from meeting with one of our obstetricians prior to falling pregnant.
All the Arrivals obstetricians are available for pre-conception appointments and with flexible appointment times open do not hesitate from ringing now.
Brisbane is known for its humid weather, and while luckily it's not quite as unpredictable as some neighbouring southern states, can still pack an unexpected punch in the heat department. Most people who live in Brisbane have learnt of ways to cope when the heat index becomes less bearable, but carrying an inbuilt heater inside while pregnant, or indeed feeding and comforting a new baby who is also feeling the heat, adds a whole new dimension to uncomfortable...read more
Many women know and understand the benefits of breastfeeding and during pregnancy have strong intentions to breastfeed their baby. The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, with ongoing breast milk consumption to 12 months, and indeed proven benefits up to two years of age. ..read more
It is one of the most common questions we hear as midwives – and the answer is simple - this might be the shortest blog I’ve ever written;..read more