What to do if your baby arrives on the way to hospital

You cannot always choose how, when and even where your baby will be delivered, despite the best-laid plans. Fortunately for prospective parents and care providers, fewer than one per cent of babies will be classed as BBA – born before arrival at the hospital. In Australia, more than 95 per [...]

2019-02-19T00:50:13+00:00May 9th, 2016|Birth, Maternity|

Fear of giving birth

While pregnancy and the months preparing for the arrival of a new baby can be exciting and filled with joy, many mums to be also experience the feeling of being fearful about giving birth. Many of the fears regarding birth can be managed and being well informed and planning ahead [...]

2019-02-19T00:59:42+00:00May 9th, 2016|Birth|

Ultrasound in Pregnancy

An Ultrasound is a wonderfully useful tool to help with the care of your pregnancy. Most pregnant mums and their partners find an Ultrasound a really enjoyable experience as they get to see visuals of the growing baby. Some parents also indicate that viewing their baby via ultrasound aids with bonding [...]

2019-02-19T04:22:31+00:00June 29th, 2015|Birth, Maternity, Maternity Care Centre, Pregnancy Care|

What is a Placental Abruption?

  *Warning: If you think  you may be experiencing a placental abruption please call an ambulance.  A placental abruption is a very uncommon complication that normally occurs in the third trimester. It occurs when the placenta prematurely separates from the wall of the uterus. Most of the time placental abruption [...]

2019-02-19T22:14:21+00:00April 15th, 2015|Birth, Maternity, Pregnancy Care|