In late 2018 there were almost 2,500 cases of Whooping Cough reported to the NSW Department of Health, between the months of September and November. It is vital that pregnant women and their families are aware of what this infection is and how we can best prevent it, in particular, to keep newborns and young…
With the cooler weather approaching, here is a healthy diabetic friendly soup recipe that is nutritional for both mother and baby. Perfect for an evening meal and to reheat for work the next day. Enjoy! Sweet Potato Minestrone Soup Ingredients •1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil •3/4 cup diced onion •1/2 cup diced celery •2…
Pregnancy is a time of great anticipation, and excitement- after all, the news that you are expecting is always a time of tremendous change in your life. But along with the great excitement, can come serious disturbances to your regular sleep patterns. Problems with sleep are often associated with the period after birth, however,…
BLA – how do you do it? Basically, it is handing some of the control of feeding back to the baby and is very simple to do. Firstly, we must have a calm baby, and mum must be in a comfortable position. Ideally baby will just have a nappy on and mum will have no…
Postnatal Recovery for Vaginal Birth and Caesarean Section in the early weeks
Essentials for your Birth and Postnatal Stay
A Great Recipe for Pregnancy and is Gestational Diabetes Friendly
Aims to educate couples about normal birth with helpful hints to labour well with good support.
If you are planning for a normal vaginal delivery, why not eat some dates!
In effect from Wednesday 9th May
Every year we are asked many questions relating to the festive season. We will try and answer some of those questions for you.
Changes to the breastfeeding drop-in clinics during the Christmas and New Years Holidays.
Helpful information about some of the common pregnancy related changes that people rarely talk about.
Angela Smith is the lactation consultant at Dr. Stephen Morris’ rooms. Her expertise in lactation will be of great benefit to you if you require antenatal or postnatal lactation consultation.
10 things you should know about restless legs in pregnancy.
The initial stages of pregnancy are a very exciting time for our patients. This month’s newsletter details what will happen at your first antenatal appointment at Sydney Mother and Baby.
Whooping Cough is a notifiable disease in Australia. Five important things you need to know about how to identify, prevent and protect against the disease.
An interesting article appeared in the Irish Times on Tuesday about Breastfeeding – or lack there of, in Ireland.
Delayed Cord Clamping is the birth practice whereby the umbilical cord is not clamped or cut until pulsation of the umbilical cord has ceased…
This weekend Angela is attending the Lactation Consultants Association of Australia and New Zealand’s (LCANZ) biannual conference…
Monthly complimentary Anaesthetics Class for all patients. Next Class is Wednesday 25 February, 3-4pm.
Up until relatively recently, very little was known about tongue tie…
Pregnancy, Birth and Parenthood can be a wonderful time, however nearly 20% of mothers and 10% of fathers will experience anxiety and depression during this time.
The expectation of a newborns behavior and sleep habits varies hugely from parent to parent. So… what is considered ‘normal’?