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Meeting Sienna James

20 hours ago
Meeting  Sienna James TW: miscarriage, twin molar...
Elijah surrounded by all the injections and medications used while mum was pregnant with him

Meeting Elijah Reece

1 day ago
Meeting  Elijah Reece Anytime I hear the word preg...
Dad skin to skin with bubs

Meeting Billy

6 days ago
Meeting  billy I would love to share my bi...
Meeting Edie

Meeting Edie

Meeting  edie The births of my two children...

Meeting Maeve Ivy

Meeting  Maeve Ivy I had my 39 week routine appoi...
Accidental Homebirth: What to expect + What to do

Accidental Homebirth: What to expect + What to do

Accidental homebirth: what to expect + what to do ...
8 things expecting parents need to know about birth + postpartum stay in hospital

8 things expecting parents need to know about birth + postpartum stay in hospital

As a Midwife, I meet lots of new and expecting parents every day. From my time over the last 5 y...
Your Guide to Creating a Postpartum Plan

Your Guide to Creating a Postpartum Plan

Your Guide to Creating a Postpartum Plan written by Jade | ...
Pain in labour: what a midwife wants you to know

Pain in labour: what a midwife wants you to know

Part of being prepared for a vaginal birth means knowing your pain relief options for labour.   ...
How often have you heard a mum going through a heart transplant 11 weeks after giving birth?

How often have you heard a mum going through a heart transplant 11 weeks after giving birth?

I really can’t believe I am sitting here writing out what has become my own birth and postpartum...
Creating the perfect birth environment

Creating the perfect birth environment

We know from research that your labour and birth environment can impact your birth and influence...
Miscarriage: what to expect and how to prepare

Miscarriage: what to expect and how to prepare

If you've been around for a while now, you'd know that last year, I miscarried at home. Looking b...
From a midwife: Caring for a newborn

From a midwife: Caring for a newborn

Our last few blogs have covered labour and birth, which helps to prepare you for your journey in...
From a midwife: How to naturally induce labour

From a midwife: How to naturally induce labour

One of the first things you'll think about once finding out you're pregnant is, "when am I due?"...
What a midwife wants you to know about birth trauma

What a midwife wants you to know about birth trauma

Up to 1 in 3 mamas experience birth trauma. There were 294,400 babies born in Australia last yea...
From a Midwife: How to support new mamas; what's helpful + what makes it harder

From a Midwife: How to support new mamas; what's helpful + what makes it harder

So often on the maternity ward, I hear loved ones asking, 'how's bub going? Have they got a name...
A Midwife's guide to your hospital bag; what do you really need?

A Midwife's guide to your hospital bag; what do you really need?

What you bring to the hospital and what you need while you're there can depend on many factors. ...
10 tips for special care/NICU parents

10 tips for special care/NICU parents

Mamas, if there's one thing I can truly empathise with it's being a parent of a bubba in special...
What to expect from your planned or emergency c-section

What to expect from your planned or emergency c-section

This one is for our Tiny Heart's mamas, who are having a planned c-section. But more than that, ...
Everything You Need to Know About Induction

Everything You Need to Know About Induction

Induction of labour is when your birthing team use a series of interventions to bring on labour....
Pregnancy Week By Week Guide: Bump to Baby!

Pregnancy Week By Week Guide: Bump to Baby!

The journey of pregnancy is mind-blowing. Think about the huge changes a mama goes through physi...
Let's talk about Hyperemesis: Caitlin's Story

Let's talk about Hyperemesis: Caitlin's Story

When you first fall pregnant, feeling a little queasy in the morning can be a welcome sign that ...
Early Signs of Labour

Early Signs of Labour

At the end of my first pregnancy with Nahla, I remember laying in bed googling if being tired was...
10 things I wish I knew before entering the birth suite

10 things I wish I knew before entering the birth suite

There was so much I didn't know about when I welcomed my babies into the world. As a mama who's ...
How To: Perineum Massge

How To: Perineum Massge

Okay, let's get a bit intimate, and chat about a great way you can start to prepare your body to ...
Living with Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Living with Hyperemesis Gravidarum

This condition (also known as HG) only affects around 1% of pregnant women.  I don’t personally ...
Harper's Hip Dysplasia Journey

Harper's Hip Dysplasia Journey

On the 16th of December 2018, we had a scan at 34 weeks to check on the position of my placenta. ...
Expecting Multiples? A Twin Mama Tells it Straight!

Expecting Multiples? A Twin Mama Tells it Straight!

If I had a dollar for every time someone has told me about their best friends sister's neighbour'...
From a HG Mama

From a HG Mama

I don't even know where to begin writing this.   I am torn between wanting to share my experience...
Nikki's IVF Journey

Nikki's IVF Journey

In 2011, a few years before James and I were married, James was diagnosed with testicular cancer ...
5 Things You MUST Do Before Your Little One Arrives

5 Things You MUST Do Before Your Little One Arrives

Preparing for the arrival of a bub can be one of the most exciting times of your life! While ther...
Medicines and Tests for Bubs at Birth

Medicines and Tests for Bubs at Birth

Your little one has just arrived safely earthside - congratulations! Now, it's time for some scre...
IVF: What to Expect

IVF: What to Expect

Infertility affects millions of people all over the world; in fact, 1 in 6 couples in Australia a...
Your First Obstetrician or Midwife Appointment: What to Ask

Your First Obstetrician or Midwife Appointment: What to Ask

Just found out you’re expecting? Congratulations!   You’re about to embark on one of...
Early Signs of Pregnancy

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Feeling nauseous? Feeling like you always need to pee? Or missed your period? Chances are, you mi...