Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

Tetanus – Do You Need A Shot For That Injury?

The words 'rusty nail' probably make you think of tetanus. But there are so many misconceptions about tetanus. Read on to find out some interesting facts. Read More


Afterbirth Pains – What You Need To Know

Most women expect to feel uncomfortable after giving birth, but many don’t realise this discomfort has a purpose. Find out more about afterbirth pain. Read More

Probiotics During Pregnancy Could Reduce PND, Study Says

Women at risk of postnatal depression might benefit from a simple nutritional change in their prenatal diet. Find out what new research has discovered. Read More


Postpartum Psychosis – 12 Key Facts

A small number of new mothers each year will develop postpartum psychosis – a rare mental health disorder which, untreated, can have serious consequences. Read More


The Husband Stitch – Myth or Fact?

Widely touted as a myth, the husband stitch has been whispered about for decades. What is the husband stitch, and are doctors still doing it? Read More

Epidurals Don’t Prolong Labour, Research Claims

Epidurals have long been known to prolong the second stage of labour. New research suggests previous guidelines are outdated. Is that the case? Read More


Should Sick Children Go To Group Care?

It’s a fact of life: kids attending group care will get sick. The difficult question for parents is when to make the decision to keep sick children at home. Read More

C-Sections Could Affect Children’s Learning Ability, Research Says

We know c-sections have short and long term risks for babies. New research shows mode of birth can influence children’s learning and cognitive performance. Read More


Pregnancy Sickness Linked To Iodine Levels, Study Says

Nausea has always been thought of as a side effect of pregnancy hormones. New research suggests morning sickness could be about competing for iodine. Read More

The Gruesome Origin Of C-Section Birth

Today, c-section surgery is one of the most common procedures performed in the world. Ever wondered how it originated, and why? Read More




loaded font roboto