-Maternity

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|

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|