Frequently Asked Questions in the Festive Season

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions in the Festive Season

Every year we are asked many questions relating to the festive season. We will try and answer some of those questions for you.

Mini Christmas Puddings

December 2015 - Recipe of the Month

Mini Christmas Puddings

This delicious Christmas treat is an easy recipe and only takes 10 minutes to prepare.

Travel in Pregnancy

December 2015 Newsletter

Travel in Pregnancy

To many people, Christmas time means travel – planes, cars, ships or even buses and trains. Here are some great tips for travelling whilst pregnant.

Thai Beef Salad

November 2015 - Recipe of the Month

Thai Beef Salad

This tasty salad is packed full of Iron, which is one of the best nutrients to keep your blood healthy and boost your immune system.

Post Partum Haemorrhage

November 2015 Newsletter

Post Partum Haemorrhage

Blood loss is expected during the birthing process, but approximately 5-15% of pregnant women will experience a post partum haemorrhage, which is excessive blood loss during the birthing process.

Lactation Cookie

October 2015 - Recipe of the Month

Lactation Cookie

These great Lactation Cookies are not only tasty, but also full of essential nutrients.

Pelvic Discomfort in Pregnancy

October 2015 Newsletter

Pelvic Discomfort in Pregnancy

Pelvic discomfort is usually caused by a combination of factors and affects approximately one in five pregnant women.

Pregnancy Probiotic Smoothie

September 2015 - Recipe of the Month

Pregnancy Probiotic Smoothie

Try our recipe for a delicious pregnancy probiotic smoothie.

The Irish times: “Breast is best but; not for Irish babies”

Practice Update

The Irish times: “Breast is best but; not for Irish babies”

An interesting article appeared in the Irish Times on Tuesday about Breastfeeding – or lack there of, in Ireland.

Influenza Update

Practice Update

Influenza Update

influenza activity is expected to continue to increase in the coming weeks. On current trends, influenza activity is likely to peak in late August”

Anti-D in Pregnancy

August 2015 Newsletter

Anti-D in Pregnancy

What does having an Rh negative blood group mean in pregnancy? Do your require Anti D Immunoglobulin?

World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7

Practice Update

World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7

The 1st – 7th August World Breastfeeding Week annually. Each year, there is a theme

Sex in Pregnancy and Post Birth

July Newsletter

Sex in Pregnancy and Post Birth

In normal pregnancy, sex is safe right through to the end of the third trimester.

The Placenta Part II: Delayed Cord Clamping and Cord Blood Banking

June 2015 Newsletter

The Placenta Part II: Delayed Cord Clamping and Cord Blood Banking

Delayed Cord Clamping is the birth practice whereby the umbilical cord is not clamped or cut until pulsation of the umbilical cord has ceased…

Baby & Child First Aid Classes

Practice Update

Baby & Child First Aid Classes

First Class: Monday July 27, 11-1pm – Book now!

TENS for Pain Relief in Labour

May Newsletter

TENS for Pain Relief in Labour

TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. It is a very non-invasive, drug free method of controlling pain.

Changes to the Breastfeeding Drop-in Clinic

Practice News

Changes to the Breastfeeding Drop-in Clinic

There are some important changes to the breastfeeding drop-in clinic…

The Placenta – a vital organ

April Newsletter

The Placenta – a vital organ

The placenta is an incredible organ, which protects and houses the growing and developing foetus over the pregnancy term…

New Mothers Group #2

Practice update

New Mothers Group #2

Our first New Mothers Group ran over February and March – and it has been a great success. We had diverse range of new mothers all sharing their stories, encouraging each other and forming new friendships…

More than Milk – Breastfeeding Conference

Practice Update

More than Milk – Breastfeeding Conference

This weekend Angela is attending the Lactation Consultants Association of Australia and New Zealand’s (LCANZ) biannual conference…

Anaesthetics Class – With Dr Carole Lamond

Practice Update

Anaesthetics Class – With Dr Carole Lamond

Monthly complimentary Anaesthetics Class for all patients. Next Class is Wednesday 25 February, 3-4pm.

New Mothers Group

Practice Update

New Mothers Group

The group is aimed at mothers who are isolated or who lack support during the initial postnatal months. However, we would welcome any new mother who wished to join.

Postnatal Essentials

January Newsletter

Postnatal Essentials

Postnatal Essentials: Leaving hospital, perineal and wound care, returning to exercise, driving and swimming and much more…

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