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Keeping pregnant mums and new babies cool

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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

Breastfeeding Support

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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

Does my baby need water?

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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

Sibling Squabble

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For most adults, a promotion would be seen as a fantastic opportunity; a time for growth and heightened responsibility, but for our little people – a promotion to being a big brother or sister often isn’t met with quite as much enthusiasm..read more

Squatting for Pelvic Floor Health

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Squatting (as you would when going to the toilet when camping – not at the gym with weights) helps to maintain pelvic floor function by creating a gentle stretch or lengthening of the pelvic floor muscles..read more

Baby Blues

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Baby blues is a term used frequently, but rarely understood. Many people mistakenly use the terms baby blues and postnatal depression interchangeably, but it’s very important to understand, and even more important to recognise the difference...read more

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Keeping pregnant mums and new babies cool

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

Breastfeeding Support

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

Does my baby need water?

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