Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

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


Is Miscarriage Ever Misdiagnosed?

One in four women will experience a miscarriage, often before they’re even aware of being pregnant. Being told a pregnancy isn’t viable can be the most… Read More

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




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