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Postpartum

  • How to Recover from a Caesarean Birth

    Whether you signed up for a planned caesarean or whether that decision was made for you by circumstance, you are not alone. As this is International Caesarean Awareness Month, we thought we would explore the best ways to recovery from surgery. We spoke to Amy Dawes, co-founder of the post-natal support charity, Australasian Birth Trauma Association, for her advice.  View Post
  • 5 things every mumma needs in her fourth trimester

    This postpartum period is also known as the fourth trimester, and one to be taken seriously for your health and wellbeing. It is so important that to take some time for a little self-care and recovery. And to make life a little easier for you, we have selected the top 5 self-care essential items to help support you. View Post
  • How to improve your posture after pregnancy

    Say hello to a new mumma posture ladies! You carried a baby who has physically changed your body and now between nursing, feeding and everyday mum life, your shoulders are looking slouchy, your head is slightly forward, your tailbone is tucked and let's not get started on our hips. What is import... View Post
  • Why a postpartum doula is essential for new mums

    Doulas. Who are they? What do they do? Why don’t we hear enough about them?

    We asked Holistic Postpartum Doula Selena Van Loon for her advice on how doulas can help new mummas navigate the often overwhelming practical and emotional challenges of life with a newborn.

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  • Will I be able to breastfeed? Understanding your milk supply and what can happen if you are low.

    Even though most new mums plan to breastfeed, the hardest part can be not knowing if you can (for example if you have low milk supply) and what your options are. We speak to Registered Nurses, Endorsed Midwives and Lactation Consultants Deyana and Cheryl from Bundle and Me about understanding how your milk supply starts, the signs of low milk supply and what can be done to help support your breastfeeding journey if you chose to. View Post
  • I’m a new mum; but who am I? Dealing with loss of identity in motherhood.

    Nothing welcomes you more to motherhood than completely losing yourself. You look in the mirror and not sure who you see looking back at you. You haven’t showered in days, your hair isn’t brushed, you’re wearing PJs at 4pm and you probably can’t remember what you did 15 minutes ago. Don't worry, you are not alone. View Post
  • How to deal with postnatal depression and anxiety (PNDA)

    1 in 5 Australian Mummas (and 1 in 10 Australian fathers and partners) will experience postnatal depression and anxiety (PNDA). Here are 5 ways to help deal with PNDA from Gidget Foundation Australia Clinical Team Leader, Christine Barnes. View Post
  • Essential Apps for Pregnancy and Postnatal

    Have you just found out that you’re pregnant? Are you trying for a baby or have you already had your baby and are thinking… now what?!
    Don’t worry, there are literally hundreds of apps out there to help. The challenge is knowing which ones are worth the download.
    We’ve pulled together our list of our recommended apps that we have used and found useful. 

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