In this article, I delve deep into a twenty-year-old controversy that has affected the rights of mothers today in regards to their birthing choice for their breech babies. Why is C-section recommended for breech babies? What are the maternal risks associated with C-section? What are the real risks of Vaginal Breech Birth (VBB)? And what are the current health recommendations & guidelines for VBB?
How much does private healthcare for pregnancy really cost? Do you know what it actually covers? And how does it compare to the public healthcare system in terms of benefits and costs? In this first part of the series The Financially Savvy Mum, I research and look into the real costs of private and public healthcare in Australia for mums-to-be.
You know what's more difficult than trying to decide if I should get another cup of coffee? Deciding if I should get the flu vaccine for the whole family, including our two boys. I am faced with this dilemma every single year.
With some big names dominating the industry, I did my own research into the nutritional value and prices of all the pregnancy multi-vitamins available in Australia. The results I found were surprising, with some interesting contenders!
Gestational Diabetes is an extremely common pregnancy condition but most women are able to manage it with a controlled diet and avoid insulin injections. In this article, I'll share with you practical tips which I've personally used to manage my own GDM during my second pregnancy.