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Postnatal Care

Articles and information about postnatal care

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

Today, pregnant couples all over Australia are lucky enough to have many choices about how and where they can birth their baby.

Today, pregnant couples all over Australia are lucky enough to have many choices about how and where they can birth their baby.

Aware Parenting & Healing

“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 hear once you have given birth. In my drugged post-caesarean state I took this information in and realised that the only thing I had control over was my blind optimism and faith in my daughter.

“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 hear once you have given birth. In my drugged post-caesarean state I took this information in and realised that the only thing I had control over was my blind optimism and faith in my daughter.

The first forty days….A must read!

The book is called “the first forty days” – The essential art of nurturing the new mother, by Heng Ou together with Amely Greeven and Marisa Belger.

The book is called “the first forty days” – The essential art of nurturing the new mother, by Heng Ou together with Amely Greeven and Marisa Belger.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.