Pregnancy Nutrition Made Easy

2021-02-08T12:55:02+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Pregnancy Nutrition Made Easy A more instinctive approach to eating is what’s needed during pregnancy, says Sister Lilian.   While one cannot totally reverse the impact of both the agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors on nutritional confidence, re-empowering pregnant women and their advising midwives is possible. The Sensitive Midwifery [...]

Heartburn And Indigestion In Pregnancy

2021-02-08T12:36:10+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Heartburn And Indigestion In Pregnancy How to help your pregnant patient   Heartburn and indigestion are common pregnancy problems. While indigestion often accompanies the nausea of the first trimester, heartburn tends to peak in the third trimester.  Feeling the burn There is a misconception that pregnant women are [...]

Candida Auris – An Emerging Superbug?

2021-02-08T08:51:41+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Candida Auris – An Emerging Superbug? Midwife Louette Maccallum questions the impact of antibiotic treatments and asks – should Candida auris be considered a superbug? Candida is a naturally occurring yeast in the body, living alongside all our other natural organisms. However, if our immune systems are compromised, [...]

Tissue Salt Therapy In Midwifery And Baby Care

2020-09-25T12:36:50+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

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 [...]

Comparing Homeopathy To Allopathy In Midwifery Practice

2021-05-26T08:55:23+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

Comparing Homeopathy To Allopathy In Midwifery Practice The medical and pharmaceutical disciplines have had a definite influence on a pregnant woman’s perception that she needs help over and above what her mind and body are innately capable of. This translates into medical practitioners and their patients buying somewhat [...]

How To Measure Blood Pressure More Accurately

2020-09-25T13:42:54+00:00Blog, Pregnancy|

How To Measure Blood Pressure More Accurately Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are a leading cause of maternal death. Do midwives really know how to measure blood pressure (BP) accurately, is the question! Sensitive Midwifery Magazine published Prof Justus Hofmeyr’s guidelines, and reprint them here for all midwives to [...]

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