Useful resources and articles for your antenatal journey
Having trust in a caregiver is incredibly important, as is having enough knowledge for women to trust themselves and their partner to confidently move through birth, however it unfolds.
There are so many beautiful benefits to labouring and birthing into warm water! It’s a wonderful way to help a woman to feel safe, calm and private!
Perinatal Depression and Anxiety week is this week , 11-17 November. Did you know that dads can also get baby blues?
As time progresses, we as a society have made great progress in understanding women’s emotional state following childbirth, especially in delicate areas such as postnatal depression, so much so that as a society we are able to better recognised early signs of struggles and are able to provide support much quicker and provide the necessary assistance to start addressing this issue.
The first hour after birth is crucial for your baby’s early childhood development as well as bonding and attachment with you. Studies have shown the importance and benefits of skin to skin during this golden and precious undisturbed hour after the birth.
In today’s day and age, there is the expectation that men will attend the births of their children.
Until the early 1960s Australian men were typically excluded from the labour room. However, during this decade there was an increasing pressure on hospitals to allow men into the labour room to provide support for their partners.