Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

What Your Uterus Does During Labour

You probably know your uterus does a lot of hard work during labour, but you might not realise just how important a role this incredible organ has. Read More

Folic Acid In Late Pregnancy Can Increase Risk Of Allergies

Folic acid is recommended to women planning to conceive, but new research has discovered folic acid in late pregnancy can cause problems for babies. Read More

Oxytocin During Pregnancy – 10 Ways To Boost The Love Hormone

Heard of the love hormone, oxytocin, but not really sure what role it has during pregnancy? Here are 10 ways to boost oxytocin during pregnancy. Read More

Will My Vagina Go Back To Normal After Birth?

This is one of the most common, but often unasked, questions pregnant women have. Does everything that has been stretched during birth go back to normal? Read More

HELLP Syndrome During Pregnancy

HELLP syndrome is a life threatening complication of pregnancy. Find out the symptoms and treatment options available for pregnant women. Read More

“Woman” Becomes “Person” In Midwifery Code Of Conduct

A proposed change of wording in Australia’s Nursing and Midwifery Board code of conduct has sparked opposition from thousands of midwives. Read More

Baby Born To Woman After Uterus Transplant

As part of a clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center, a woman was recently the first in the US to give birth after receiving a uterus transplant. Read More

Snake and Spider Bites: What Parents Need To Know

Australia has a reputation as the home of many venomous creatures, yet many parents admit they don’t know how to apply first aid for snake and spider bites. Read More

The Truth About Birth Plans

Maternity providers tend to view birth plans as a pathway to disappointment. Some even mock them on social media. What is the truth about birth plans? Read More

Motherhood Regret – Do Women Really Regret Having Children?

Having children changes your life in so many ways. Sometimes these changes can lead a woman to regret her choice to become a mother. Read More

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