Meeting Valentino Cali

Meeting Valentino Cali

10 hours ago
It was the 21st of August, and I was a week past the due date of my second baby. The contractions...
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?

2 days ago
What you bring to the hospital and what you need while you're there can depend on many factors. ...
Meeting Eden

Meeting Eden

6 days ago
I had a very smooth pregnancy up until 33+6 weeks when I started to get unbearable itchy soles of...
From a midwife: 30 tips to surviving the first 30 days with a newborn

From a midwife: 30 tips to surviving the first 30 days with a newborn

8 days ago
By now, I'm sure you've heard all about how tricky it can be in the early days of the newborn bu...
Meeting Gabriela

Meeting Gabriela

13 days ago
It was 22 June 2021, my due date, and there was no sign of bub arriving anytime soon. I was booke...
Supporting little ones through a pandemic

Supporting little ones through a pandemic

13 days ago
Wowzers! Who knew when we became parents that raising our little one/s amidst a pandemic would b...
Meeting Grace

Meeting Grace

It was Saturday, 10th of July, and we were getting ready for our maternity shoot. It was a very c...
Understanding Fevers

Understanding Fevers

At the end of the day there are many things paeds nurses know that will never be useful in day t...
Meeting Frankie

Meeting Frankie

At 34+5, my waters started leaking, I was admitted to hospital where my body naturally started to...
How to understand your newborn's secret little language

How to understand your newborn's secret little language

Bringing home your tiny bundle of joy may just be the most exciting and beautiful experience of ...
"I didn't know I was pregnant until I had delivered my son onto my lap"

"I didn't know I was pregnant until I had delivered my son onto my lap"

Many mothers have nine months to prepare for the delivery of their beautiful bundles of joy. Some...
Sleeping Baby Safely

Sleeping Baby Safely

There's so much information out there on the best way to sleep your bub. However, it's often lac...
Meeting Noah

Meeting Noah

I had birthed two beautiful baby boys before, and I really thought my 3rd baby boy would be a bre...
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...
Emily's precipitous [15 minutes!] labour story

Emily's precipitous [15 minutes!] labour story

I believe you can never fully prepare yourself to bring a baby into this world. Every birth is di...
Meeting Indalee

Meeting Indalee

Our first daughter Eden was born in July 2018. I was 40 + 6 and patiently awaiting the arrival of...
Is my baby having trouble breathing?

Is my baby having trouble breathing?

When bub is breathing normally, it should appear effortless. When in respiratory distress, their...
Meeting Myles

Meeting Myles

The idea of being pregnant has always been blissful to me, but I just tried to block out the part...
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, ...
Meeting Hunter Rose

Meeting Hunter Rose

After three years of infertility, we were finally expecting a little girl. Excited was an underst...
Choking hazards and how to reduce the risks

Choking hazards and how to reduce the risks

In my time working as an advanced life support Paramedic, I quickly learned that choking is a ma...
Meeting Aila

Meeting Aila

Pre labor started on Monday the 14th at around 2.30am when I had my first bloody show. It star...
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....
Meeting Lincoln

Meeting Lincoln

My husband and I decided to surprise ourselves with bubs gender this time around, as with our fir...
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...
Meeting Avaliah

Meeting Avaliah

I was obsessed with reading everyone’s birth stories when I was pregnant with my first, and I won...
Meeting Charlie

Meeting Charlie

I was induced with Henry, our firstborn and experienced a really great 13.5 hour labour with the ...
Preconception Nutrition with Shelley!

Preconception Nutrition with Shelley!

Once a woman has fallen pregnant, pregnancy nutrition is often talked about. However, the months ...
Meeting Mia Jayde: Part Two

Meeting Mia Jayde: Part Two

During my labour with Mia, it was intense. We arrived at the South East Melbourne hospital at abo...
Meeting Indiana

Meeting Indiana

It was midnight under a smiling crescent moon when I felt the first surges, letting me know that ...
Meeting Mia Jayde

Meeting Mia Jayde

I woke up at 6 am with some mild cramping. I didn’t think much of it at the time. But after about...
Meeting Arlo

Meeting Arlo

I have had two fairly straightforward pregnancies; other than struggling with pelvic pain, they w...
Meeting Lillian

Meeting Lillian

Three years earlier, I’d delivered her big brother after a fast and furious 9-hour labour. My mid...
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 ...
Meeting Elsie

Meeting Elsie

One of my favourite parts of pregnancy is those last few days. Each night once I have settled int...
Jade's Birth Story

Jade's Birth Story

I always said that I’d love to go into labour during the day after a full nights sleep, as I went...