Pregnant in a pandemic 4 min read
When COVID-19 arrived in Australia, I was 20 weeks into my third pregnancy, making it one of my biggest challenges yet.
🎥 Foods to eat and avoid during pregnancy 1 min read
A healthy diet is an important part of any lifestyle, especially when you're pregnant. But are there any foods you shouldn't have? Nutritionist Amanda Muhl discusses the top foods to eat while you're pregnant, and what do avoid. 🍊🥬
How to lose the baby weight: The surprising facts about weight loss after pregnancy 11 min read
You know you should lose some weight. In fact, you want to lose all that weight you gained when you were pregnant. But how do you do that when you've got a baby to feed, a house to clean and precious, precious...
It's begun: Hilarious quarantine pregnancy announcements 1 min read
All that #isolife time during the height of COVID-19 restrictions was bound to result in a quarantine baby boom.
🎥 Genetic carrier testing and other tests before pregnancy 1 min read
Before and during pregnancy your doctor may want to run a range of tests and scans. These can include screening and genetic carrier tests to see if your baby has a health condition. Dr Peter Wood discusses these screening tests...
The bad news: Baby brain won't go away without good postnatal care 7 min read
Exhaustion, pain, forgetfulness, indecision, moodiness, weight gain or foggy thinking can be present even years after giving birth. Dr Oscar Serrallach believes it’s because of a condition he calls “postnatal depletion”.
It's official. These are the top baby names for 2020 1 min read
And no, it's not Rona or Covid. Yet.
Preventing urinary incontinence in women 1 min read
Since you've had kids, laughing and even running has become a bit of a dangerous activity for you and your bladder. Perhaps you've even stopped skipping or jumping on the trampoline. Urinary incontinence (or UI) in women is defined as involuntary...
🎥 Doctor approved exercises to fix muscle separation after giving birth 1 min read
Dr Peter Wood, obstetrician and gynaecologist, explains the best exercises for diastasis recti (muscle separation) and how these can close the muscles for postpartum mums. Dr Wood also covers what exactly is diastasis recti, how to avoid making it worse...