Can I wear nail polish during labour?

  There are many discussions about the do’s and don’ts of what to wear in labour – including on your fingernails. Nail polish can seem harmless enough and a pedicure towards the end of your pregnancy can be a nice way to put your feet up and relax. There are [...]

2019-02-20T05:45:43+00:00Birth, Maternity|

Healthy bladder and bowel habits

After the birth of your baby you may feel nervous about going to the toilet. Pain in your perineum area may cause you to avoid going to the toilet, especially if you are concerned about a tear or episiotomy. It is important that you discuss this with your midwife. They [...]

2019-02-20T21:35:52+00:00Birth, Pregnancy Care|

Birth Plans

Some women wish to complete a birth plan prior to going into labour. A birth plan is a way for you to communicate with your midwives and Obstetrician about what you would like or not like to happen during your labour. Often these birth plans are written early in your [...]

2019-02-20T21:50:42+00:00Birth, Maternity, Pregnancy Care|

Returning to exercise after pregnancy

Safe exercise will help you to recover after pregnancy. It increases your overall fitness and will help you regain muscle strength, and even feel good too! Here are our tips for returning to exercise after pregnancy: Focus Number One. Pelvic floor exercise During pregnancy both hormones and the weight of [...]

2019-02-20T22:15:25+00:00Birth, Maternity, Pregnancy Care|