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How to deal with postpartum haemorrhoids
How to deal with postpartum haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids are a normal and common complaint during pregnancy and after giving birth, especially after vaginal deliveries. They’re swollen veins inside your rectum or around your anus, and...

29 Jul 2022

Free professional advice and support for new parents
Free professional advice and support for new parents

Having a baby, particularly for the first time, can be exhausting, anxiety-inducing, and incredibly isolating. So much time is spent at home recovering, getting to know your baby, and being up...

15 Jun 2022

20 positive affirmations for new mums
20 positive affirmations for new mums

Even with all the best support, love, and education surrounding the postpartum period, life as a new mum is hard. Sometimes it's really hard and all-consuming. The days are long and the nights...

23 Mar 2022

Postpartum depression – is your thyroid to blame?
Postpartum depression – is your thyroid to blame?

During pregnancy, your immune system is naturally suppressed so that it doesn’t attack the developing foetus. After you give birth, your immune system becomes heightened once again. Although...

24 Aug 2021

The lonely reality of giving birth during a lockdown
The lonely reality of giving birth during a lockdown

With the ongoing lockdowns and restrictions, we want you to know that we recognise the unique and individual ways you’re being impacted by this global crisis. Wherever you are in your...

09 Aug 2021

Matrescence: Changes in the brain when becoming a mother
Matrescence: Changes in the brain when becoming a mother

‘Matrescence’, a term coined by medical anthropologist Dana Raphael in 1973, is the massive brain transformation in a woman as she navigates the huge identity shift of becoming a mother. It...

02 Oct 2020

How to handle visitors after you have a baby
How to handle visitors after you have a baby

Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful baby (or babies)! Naturally you want your loved ones to meet your precious newborn, but are you feeling reluctant to have visitors because of the...

21 May 2020

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