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Is pregnancy brain a ‘thing’?

Forgetfulness during pregnancy is called ‘pregnancy brain’ or sometimes called ‘mumnesia’, and it is completely normal and common. You may find yourself having trouble remembering where you placed your house keys or if you’ve locked the car door. Concentrating might be a struggle too. The good news is, this is [...]

2019-10-22T02:22:40+00:00Pregnancy Care|

St Vincent’s Kids

This week I have an update from the Paediatrics ward at East Melbourne, which is now referred to as St Vincent’s Kids. Our research showed that parents rarely refer to children’s health providers as paediatric services, nor do they seek information about paediatric hospitals, instead they use the term ‘children’ [...]

2019-02-18T05:03:36+00:00Hospital News|

Living with a Stoma

This week is Stomal Therapy Awareness Week and we had the privilege of speaking to one of our stoma patients Dr Ian White who shared his tips on living with a stoma. Ian, 72, is a general practitioner at Glenroy. He was diagnosed with high grade bladder and prostate cancer [...]

2019-02-18T05:11:11+00:00Patient Stories|

Obstetrician: Dr Amber Moore

Dr Amber Moore is an obstetrician and gynaecologist in full time private practice. She consults at St Vincent’s Private Hospital and the Epworth Freemasons Hospital in Melbourne. She is a consultant gynaecologist at the Royal Womens Hospital. Dr Moore completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the [...]

Obstetrician: Dr Marcia Bonazzi

Dr Marcia Bonazzi (MBBS FRANZCOG) is a highly experienced women’s Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. As a female Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Bonazzi focuses the majority of her time on Obstetrics and Gynaecology concerning the health and wellbeing of expectant mothers and their unborn child. In addition to obstetrics, Dr Bonazzi’s interests [...]

International Midwives Day 2017

On May 5 each year we celebrate the extraordinary role of our midwives. Midwives everywhere understand that by working in partnership with women and their families, they can support them to make better decisions about what they need to have a safe and fulfilling birth. Today gives us an opportunity [...]

2019-02-18T05:29:41+00:00Hospital News|