-Maternity

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 [...]

2019-02-18T04:57:22+00:00Pregnancy Care|

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 [...]

Hip-healthy Swaddling

Swaddling may provide comfort to grizzly babies and may help develop more settled sleep patterns. However when swaddling, extra care should be taken to ensure baby is safe and to allow healthy hip development. Always allow room around the hip for movement. Wrap the upper body firmly, but not tightly. [...]

What is Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip?

Did you know that hip dysplasia isn’t always present at birth? That’s why it is called Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Assoc Prof Leo Donnan strongly suggests that parents keep their routine Child Health Check appointments where a nurse trained in the detection of hip dysplasia will, as part [...]

2019-02-18T22:14:19+00:00Children's Health|