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A men’s guide to the Third Trimester: week 28-40

The baby can feel very heavy towards the end of pregnancy. The tiredness and irritability of the early weeks of pregnancy often returns, and your partner may start to feel frightened about the birth. If your partner is anxious, encourage her to talk about it. If you can learn to [...]

2019-02-18T03:02:39+00:00Dad's Guide|

A men’s guide to the Second Trimester: week 13-27

Welcome to the second trimester! Often, the second trimester is the best of all three. Most early pregnancy symptoms will likely ease up. Typically the nausea subsides, her energy level should be picking up, emotions may even out, and sex drive could potentially return. Between 16 and 20 weeks your [...]

2019-02-18T03:05:52+00:00Dad's Guide|

Remembrance and New Life

Tomorrow is Remembrance Day. This day is marked in remembrance of those who have died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts. Across our three  sites, an Executive visits all our Veteran inpatients. At Fitzroy, our DVA liaison Cath O’Hehir, Mission Integration Manager Julie Wain and I took time today [...]

2019-02-18T03:13:21+00:00Hospital News|

Introducing the AIRO, life changing technology.

Last week, we became the first hospital in Victoria to use the Brain Lab AIRO surgical navigation system. AIRO is an intra operative CT scanner. This means that instead of a patient having to travel to and from a traditional CT machine pre, post or during surgery, all scans can [...]

2019-02-18T03:36:10+00:00Hospital News|

Nurses Helping Abroad

If you happened to walk through the 4th floor tearoom yesterday at Fitzroy you may have seen a table covered in beautiful, home-made cupcakes, biscuits and cakes with all proceeds assisting a worthy cause. Midwife Rachel Bakker is a travelling to Papua New Guinea at the end of the year [...]

2019-02-18T03:43:55+00:00Hospital News|

National Safe Work Month

In the month of October we recognise and ensure our commitment to building a safe and healthy workplace for ‘National Safe Work Month’. Work-related injury and disease costs the Australian community $61.8 billion each year. This does not account for the stress and trauma experienced by employees, their friends and [...]

2019-02-18T03:48:06+00:00Hospital News|

Benefits of Seeing a Private Obstetrician

By the time you know you’re pregnant it may be that you have been pregnant for several weeks. These early weeks are a crucial time of development for your baby. There are many things that obstetricians look for in the early weeks of your baby’s development.   "From a patient’s [...]

2019-02-18T03:59:49+00:00Pregnancy Care|