Category: Pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes – How To Manage With Diet

I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes at 18 weeks for my second pregnancy, and then again at merely 11 weeks for my third pregnancy. Here are my best practical tips which helped me on my diet-controlled journey with GDM.

Is Hypnobirthing Evidence-Based? 5 Myths vs Facts

When I was pregnant with my first child, I heard about hypnobirthing at the hospital where I was taking antenatal classes. Without even bothering to understand what hypnobirthing is, I immediately decided that I didn’t need it.

[Real Costs Analysis] Is Pregnancy Cover Private Healthcare Worth It?

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.