-Maternity

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|

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|

Postnatal Parenting Education

At St Vincent’s Private Hospital, our dedication to you and your newborn does not end when you leave the hospital. We are one of the few hospitals in Victoria to offer holistic midwifery support that provides continuity of care from pregnancy through to the postpartum period; Antenatal, Preadmission, Birth, Postnatal [...]

A men’s guide to the First Trimester: week 1-12

There are heaps of materials out there to help mums-to-be cope with the unfamiliarity of pregnancy, childbirth and their journey to motherhood. Here’s an essential guide for new dads to know more about pregnancy and some suggestions on how to keep you and your partner fit and healthy. Finding out [...]

2019-02-18T04:23:49+00:00Dad's Guide|