If a woman is told at an ultrasound that she has a low lying placenta this can often cause her to feel confused and worried. The sonographer may mention that the woman may need to have a caesarean and if she is planning a vaginal birth this can throw her plans into chaos.Read More
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Whether your baby is born vaginally or by caesarean there is bound to be some post-birth sore parts to your body. Your body will take days and even weeks to fully recover both from the pregnancy and birth.Read More
We know from numerous studies the great benefits of exercise during pregnancy. Regular prenatal can reduce discomfort during pregnancy, make birth easier, reduce stress, and help your post-baby body get back into shape.
Generally, low impact exercises specifically designed for pregnant women are the best bet. Here in the Illawarra we are lucky to have many options for prenatal exercises.Read More
Pregnant women often ask me for recommendations on local obstetricians, midwives and hospitals. Who is the best midwife? Who is the best obstetrician? Which hospital should I choose?
I love getting asked these questions because it shows that the person is putting thought into their decision.