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Labour and Childbirth

Learn all about labour and childbirth; from the different stages of labour to the different options of birth including, homebirth, vaginal birth, C Section and waterbirth

New Mums List Some Battle Stories Home Truths and Biggest Regrets From Childbirth
New Mums List Some Battle Stories Home Truths and Biggest Regrets From Childbirth

What we wish we had known… When faced with your first foray into ...

8 Ways To Induce Labour Naturally
8 Ways To Induce Labour Naturally

Are you due next week and still don’t have any signs of labour ...

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean VBAC
Vaginal Birth After Caesarean VBAC

A few decades ago, if a mother had ever had a pregnancy that ...

Stillbirth: Causes and Prevention
Stillbirth: Causes and Prevention

Stillbirth is the loss of a baby anytime during the second half of ...

The 3 Stages of Labour Explained
The 3 Stages of Labour Explained

Labour, the process which results in the delivery of the baby and the ...

Signs Of Labour
Signs Of Labour

With a first pregnancy, women, can’t determine if it is time to go ...

Pros and Cons of Water Birth
Pros and Cons of Water Birth

Expecting a baby is one of the most exciting, yet challenging times, for ...

Preventing Perineal Tears during Labour
Preventing Perineal Tears during Labour

The perineum is a region between the anus and the scrotum of a ...

Preterm Birth: Facts you need to know
Preterm Birth: Facts you need to know

In Australia, around 0.02% of pregnancies end with premature births. It is more ...

Positions for Labour and Birth
Positions for Labour and Birth

Whether you’ve elected a public or private hospital, or have decided to give birth ...

Pain Relief During Labour
Pain Relief During Labour

Labour is a process during which contractions occur in the uterus. These contractions ...

Labouring Twins vs Labouring Single Baby
Labouring Twins vs Labouring Single Baby

If you happen to find out you’re carrying twins, the pregnancy journey is ...

How to handle yourself emotionally after stillbirth?
How to handle yourself emotionally after stillbirth?

Stillbirth is a devastating event in any parent’s life. It can affect every aspect ...

Homebirth: Benefits, Concerns, Pros and Cons
Homebirth: Benefits, Concerns, Pros and Cons

For thousands of years, women have been giving birth in the comforts of ...

What is an Episiotomy: Your Basic Questions Answered
What is an Episiotomy: Your Basic Questions Answered

Pregnant women can have many concerns when it comes to giving birth, these ...

Things to Know Before Thinking About an Epidural
Things to Know Before Thinking About an Epidural

It goes without saying that childbirth is going to be a painful experience. ...

Going into Labour: What to expect & how long it lasts
Going into Labour: What to expect & how long it lasts

The time has arrived! You may be on, just before, or just past ...

The different childbirth options in Australia
The different childbirth options in Australia

As a parent, you will constantly be faced with important decisions to make. ...

Caesarean Section: Facts you need to know
Caesarean Section: Facts you need to know

What is a caesarean section? A caesarean section or C-section is a procedure ...

Breathing Techniques for Labour
Breathing Techniques for Labour

Anyone who has had a baby can tell you what a trying and ...

Braxton Hicks Contractions
Braxton Hicks Contractions

During your pregnancy you may start to feel a tightening and discomfort in ...

How to write a birth plan?
How to write a birth plan?

Preparing for your baby’s arrival is exciting, and stressful, especially when it comes ...

5 Things I wish I knew about baby’s birth delivery
5 Things I wish I knew about baby’s birth delivery

Most of us think that we just need to go to the hospital ...

15 Things That Women Wish They Knew Before Having A C-Section
15 Things That Women Wish They Knew Before Having A C-Section

It takes 9 months to get to the stage of giving birth. Throughout ...