--Pregnancy Care

Exercising your pelvic floor

Your body has undergone incredible changes over the past 9 months.  As well as looking after your new baby, this is an important time to look after yourself too. Pelvic Floor Muscles During pregnancy, hormones and the weight of your baby can result in weakening of your pelvic floor muscles.  [...]

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|

Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnancy

The importance of adequate levels of vitamin D in our bodies is only just being appreciated in recent times. Vitamin D is one of those vitamins that helps maintain healthy bone and muscle strength. It helps with the absorption of calcium and phosphate, minerals also important for the development of [...]

2019-02-20T21:56:32+00:00Maternity, Pregnancy Care|