Birth Resources

Useful resources and articles for your antenatal journey

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety week is this week , 11-17 November. Did you know that dads can also get baby blues?

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety week is this week , 11-17 November. Did you know that dads can also get baby blues?

Postnatal Care
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…
Early skin-to-skin contact, off to a good start!

Early skin-to-skin contact, off to a good start!

Postnatal Care
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…
Men at Birth: Is your man ready to support you?

Men at Birth: Is your man ready to support you?

For Dads & Partners
In today’s day and age, there is the expectation that men will attend the births of their children.
Why partners benefit and are so vital in the birthing process

Why partners benefit and are so vital in the birthing process

Child Birth Techniques
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…
Aware Parenting & Healing

Aware Parenting & Healing

Postnatal Care
“We don’t expect her to live through the night, and if she does she will most likely have brain damage” This is the not the news that you expect to…
We can hide so much behind a smile – A postnatal depression story

We can hide so much behind a smile – A postnatal depression story

Postnatal Care
Cathie’s mental health was so dire that a psychologist suggested she get her tubes tied, but she hid it so well that even her obstetrician husband had no idea for…
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

Postnatal Care
Today, pregnant couples all over Australia are lucky enough to have many choices about how and where they can birth their baby.
Reminiscing about my children and on being dad.

Reminiscing about my children and on being dad.

For Dads & Partners
This Father’s Day, Fatherhood expert and author, Timothy O’Leary reflects on what fatherhood has meant to him over the years.
Dads & Men’s Health Week

Dads & Men’s Health Week

For Dads & Partners
Preparing for parenthood, fatherhood and family life is A MUCH BIGGER TRANSITION than it may first seem.

 

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