Plant Based Postpartum Meal Prep

Plant Based Postpartum Meal Prep

One of the things I wish I had done more of in my first pregnancy was more meal prep for postpartum. It is so important to be nourished as a new mother, and not just with nutritious food! This time around I am making sure that I accept offers of meals from family and...
Birth Pool Hire Perth

Birth Pool Hire Perth

Looking to hire a birth pool in Pert? First, check with your doula or independent midwife (if you have one) as sometimes they have one available for clients. If not, there’s a list of those hiring out pools in Perth below. Most offer a 6 week hire period and...
My induction birth story

My induction birth story

Before even falling pregnant, I wanted a water birth for my birth. There aren’t many options for that in Perth – really the Family Birth Centre (attached to KEMH or now there is one at Fiona Stanley) or a home birth. After briefly considering my options, I...
Free pregnancy and birth resources during Covid-19

Free pregnancy and birth resources during Covid-19

It’s a unique time we find ourselves in. And if you are pregnant, about to give birth or will birth sometime in the near future, you probably have a lot of unknowns and things on your mind. I want to help, and I know that a lot of people are experiencing big...
Independent Midwives Perth

Independent Midwives Perth

Not a lot of people know that independent midwives are an option for maternity care in Perth.┬áIf you’d like to know all of your care options you can see my blog on that here. If you want the continuity of care of an independent (also referred to as private)...
WA Mothers and Babies 2015 Summary

WA Mothers and Babies 2015 Summary

The Western Australia’s Mothers and Babies 2015 report providing statistics on pregnancy, labour and birth for WA has just been released. I have summarised the main points of interest to me here, but if you’d like to read the full review, you can find it...