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Postnatal Care For Mother

What to expect in the first 6 weeks after birth

Postnatal Recovery for Vaginal Birth and Caesarean Section in the early weeks

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Practice Update

Restorative Yoga Class

Come and relax with Portia every Tuesday evening at our prenatal yoga class



The Zika Virus & Pregnancy

Update and Pregnancy Precautions.


Practice Update

The Date Fruit – A Nutritious Powerhouse

If you are planning for a normal vaginal delivery, why not eat some dates!

Midwife Angela Smith

Practice Update

GP Breastfeeding Seminar 2018

Sydney Mother and Baby breastfeeding update for local GP’s.




Listeria is caused by foodborne pathogens in contaminated food products, where the growth of the bacteria has reached harmful levels.

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Flotation Therapy in Pregnancy

During the 2nd and 3rd trimesters float therapy is a brilliant way to relax in a weightless environment that gives a lovely sense of wellbeing and calm in pregnancy

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Sun Protection for Your Baby

For healthy development your child needs a small amount of exposure to the sun each day (10-15mins), however your baby’s skin will burn much more easily than adult skin so some special care needs to be taken…

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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.

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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.

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Becoming a Dad

Becoming a Dad is an unimaginable journey where emotions, patience, and confidence will be challenged.

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Practice Update

Vitamin B3 Discovery

Australian scientists have potentially made a huge discovery that is expected to prevent thousands of miscarriages and birth defects.

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Heartburn & Indigestion in Pregnancy

During the second half of pregnancy, many women experience heartburn and indigestion.

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Practice Update

World Breastfeeding Week 2017

Each year the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action chooses a theme for this week. This year it is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together”.

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Practice Update


Mothersafe is a free telephone service offered to all pregnant women in NSW.

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Antenatal Blood Testing in Pregnancy

In early pregnancy you will be offered a range of tests to assess your general health, either at the GP when your pregnancy is confirmed or during your 1st trimester.



Folate/Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Folate plays various important roles and is particularly important in embryonic development.

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Infant Sleep

Infant sleep: What an incredibly emotive, and at times, sensitive subject.

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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes is a common complication of pregnancy, occurring in about 10% of pregnant women.

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Changes in Pregnancy No One Talks About

Helpful information about some of the common pregnancy related changes that people rarely talk about.

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Practice Update


Cytomegalovirus is a common type of herpes virus that is passed between healthy children and adults.

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The Alphabet of Pregnancy Terms

These are the most relevant words and abbreviations that you will most likely come across in the course of your pregnancy.

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What is Non-invasive Prenatal Testing?

This test can detect a small amount of baby’s DNA in the mother’s bloodstream. Testing of this DNA can identify the vast majority of babies with trisomies 21, 18 and 13 and the major sex chromosome abnormalities.



Umeboshi & Ginger Tea

Umeboshi plum can be used to make a remedial tea for nausea and digestive complaints in early pregnancy.

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Evening Relaxation Yoga

With so many physical and emotional changes happening, it’s no surprise that many women have insomnia and other sleep problems during pregnancy. Here are some lovely restorative yoga poses to help you relax your mind and your body before bedtime.

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Practice Update

Breastfeeding & Lactation Services

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.

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Practice Update

Restless Leg Syndrome in Pregnancy

10 things you should know about restless legs in pregnancy.

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Vitamin D in Pregnancy

Vitamin D levels are not only important for you, they are also important for your growing baby.

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Non-Alcoholic Fruit Punch

Enjoy your Christmas and holiday celebrations with a delicious glass of non-alcoholic fruit punch.

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The Introduction of Solids – Part 2

Part 2 of The Introduction of Solids, shares some great tips about where to start the process of baby led weaning and what foods to try.

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The Introduction of Solids – Part 1

In May 2016, an Australian Infant Feeding Guidelines summit was held and an agreement was reached on the updates to Australian infant feeding advice.

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Chickenpox and Shingles

Ever wondered what the difference between Chickenpox and Shingles is? Our midwife, Alexis Upton tells you all you need to know in this month’s newsletter.

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Practice Update

Prenatal Yoga Classes

Here at Sydney Mother & Baby, Prenatal Yoga is one of our many antenatal classes which we offer as part of our holistic care package.

Yoga & Pregnancy


Yoga & Pregnancy

Yoga is a very popular form of exercise during pregnancy due to it’s relaxing and gentle nature, not to mention the many physical and mental benefits that it can have for new mothers to be.

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World Breastfeeding Week 2016

World Breastfeeding Week, an annual celebration that occurs each year in more than 120 countries.

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Your First Antenatal Appointment at Sydney Mother and Baby

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.

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Anti-Inflammatory Fruit Salad

Many fruits can aid in the relief of inflammatory conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Try our anti-inflammatory fruit salad for a delicious healthy treat.

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Practice Update

World Health Assembly 2016

Angela recently attended the World Health Assembly in Geneva, where some exciting developments regarding the promotion and advertising of infant formula took place.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can affect one in three women pregnant women. Find out about common symptoms and helpful remedies in this month’s blog by Penny Stanbury.

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Immunity Root Juice

Root Juice can help boost your immunity in pregnancy. This juice will help increase energy, strengthen bones, help clear skin, balances metabolism and reduce inflammation and swelling.

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Pregnancy and Preschool Ailments

Where children gather in large numbers, outbreaks of viral illnesses often occur. This months newsletter provides information on the most common viral illnesses and their significance to pregnant mums and their unborn babies.

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Anzac Biscuits

A slightly healthier, but still delicious recipe for traditional Anzac Biscuits.

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How do vaccines work? When do we give the vaccinations? Vaccination during Pregnancy? All these questions and more answered in this month’s newsletter.

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Lactation Bites

This month’s recipe is a healthy energy boosting treat, that tastes delicious!

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Low GI Banana Loaf

Who doesn’t love a banana loaf? Try our delicious low GI recipe for a healthy alternative to banana bread.


Practice Update

Zika Virus

Every day we are hearing more news about the Zika virus. This virus is transmitted primarily by a specific mosquito found in South America…



Uterine Fibroids

Fibroids can affect women of all ages. Find out what to do if you have uterine fibroids and how it can affect your pregnancy.

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