The Health Of The Placenta Is Wrongly Used To Intervene In Normal Pregnancy

2020-09-25T12:24:44+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

The Health Of The Placenta Is Wrongly Used To Intervene In Normal Pregnancy The placenta plays a significant role in keeping Baby alive during pregnancy; supplying blood, nutrients, and oxygen, and continuing to benefit babies after birth. But if the placenta had its own movie, it would be [...]

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World!

2020-09-25T12:14:31+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World! Not only is it suitable for all babies at all times, it adapts from one developmental phase to another, day to night, and even according to individual need! The health benefits are irreplaceable, and successful nursing markedly improves [...]

Topping Up Breastfeeds – The Uncomfortable Truth

2020-09-25T12:28:27+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Topping Up Breastfeeds – The Uncomfortable Truth Are we midwives or petrol attendants? So you’re going on a long journey and you’ve got half a tank of petrol. You’d feel better if it was full, so you pull into a petrol station and ask them to ‘top-up’ for [...]

Early Initiation Of Breastfeeding After A Complicated Birth

2020-07-02T20:08:52+00:00Afterbirth, Blog, C-Section|

Early Initiation Of Breastfeeding After A Complicated Birth UNICEF and the World Health Organization recommend exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of life starting within the first hour of birth. Looking at the South African statistics on caesarean sections, it’s important to consider how we can help [...]

Supporting Mothers After Complicated Birth And Loss

2020-07-02T20:03:42+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Supporting Mothers After Complicated Birth And Loss As midwives, we hope to give our clients empowered birth experiences – births where they have been enabled to make informed decisions; where their hopes, wishes and desires are respected within the bounds of ensuring safety. When couples are viewed and [...]

Give Solutions To Infant ‘Sleep Problems’ – Don’t Create Them!

2020-10-08T12:25:08+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Give Solutions To Infant ‘Sleep Problems’ – Don’t Create Them! Are you, the midwife, nurse or doctor, giving parents sleepless nights? Dealing with sleep queries can be tricky because tired parents can feel quite emotional and the wrong advice can have long-term effects for moms and babies. Here [...]