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So far Sister Lilian has created 5 blog entries.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A CERTIFIED SENSITIVE MIDWIFE?

There is vast evidence to support the need for more midwife specialists in South Africa and the world. In 1988, well-known midwife Sister Lilian started an independent midwifery practice in Pretoria – it soon grew into the Sister Lilian Centre (now a PTY LTD company) as the practice became known for its integrity and ‘with nature, knowledge and experience’ approach. ...Read more

By |2018-11-02T08:55:13+00:00November 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Repairing C-section and premature birth harm

Notwithstanding the fact that facing up to the many adaptation dilemmas for babies (and their mothers) in the aftermath of C-section and prematurity is important – hence this blog - prevention of both remains the most important strategy for minimising or eradicating the harm left in the wake of these two sub-optimal beginnings to extra-uterine life. Key dilemmas after C-section ...Read more

By |2018-10-11T13:28:49+00:00October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Tissue salt therapy in midwifery and baby care

Tissue salt (or cell salt as it is nowadays more often referred to) therapy is often the easiest complementary therapy to understand and use, according to Sensitive Midwifery founder Sister Lilian, who strongly advocates the use of these remedies in pregnancy and with babies. There is an easy-to-remember range of twelve very versatile remedies for a wide range of conditions ...Read more

By |2018-07-04T14:13:37+00:00July 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Helping mothers face birth fears

Most moms are anxious, even scared, to give birth. Midwives need to understand some important fear factors, if they are to truly help women face their fears. Although birth anxiety is often dismissed as nothing more than fear of the unknown, it will have a direct physiological effect on the woman; evidence suggests that fear may delay the onset of ...Read more

By |2018-06-29T18:28:53+00:00June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Weighty matters

Most would agree that good nutrition is a core requirement for good health and well-being, and an ideal weight profile. There are a number of nutritional guidelines that can make a positive difference in everyone’s lives, whether overweight or not. As health professionals, midwives themselves should ideally portray a positive example, and they should be very sensitive to passing on ...Read more

By |2018-04-23T18:38:46+00:00November 17th, 2017|0 Comments