-Tag: 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|

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|

Dr Suzana Kotevska

  Dr Suzana Kotevska is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist situated next door to St Vincents Private. Dr Kotevska gained her fellowship from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) in 2005. Dr Kotevska’s special interest is in high-risk and complicated pregnancies as well as multiple [...]

Dr Vanessa King

Vanessa’s obstetric practice includes the management of low- and high-risk pregnancies, especially multiple pregnancies. She has a keen interest in infertility, and is currently completing a Masters of Reproductive Health. She also provides pre-pregnancy counselling services and gynaecological services including laparoscopy and colposcopy. Having grown up in country Victoria, Vanessa [...]

Rooming in with your baby

Once you have delivered your baby there are many benefits to keeping him/her with you as much as possible. Rooming in with your baby is thought to improve your breast feeding success and general parenting skills. Having your baby with you more will help you to get to know your [...]

PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that causes irregular or absent periods and elevated androgen (male hormone) levels which can cause acne, excess facial/body hair growth and male pattern hair thinning. The cause of PCOS is not completely understood.  It is thought that abnormal levels of a pituitary hormone [...]