Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

Paid Parental Leave – How Much Is It? [Australia]

Here's everything you need to know about Australia's national Paid Parental Leave Scheme, including what to do if you're denied leave or unfairly dismissed. Read More


7 Myths About Delayed Cord Clamping

Despite a plethora of studies providing compelling evidence into the benefits of delayed cord clamping, many myths are stalling change. Here are 7 of them. Read More

Tearing During Birth – 9 Ways To Help Prevent Tearing

Most pregnant women fear tearing during birth. Minor tears are common, and major tears feared most. Here are 9 ways you can help avoid tearing at birth. Read More


Vaginal Breech Birth Is Low Risk, Study Shows

If a baby is breech, most women are given one option: c-section. However, a study has confirmed that breech vaginal birth is a safe option. Find out more. Read More


Vaginal Birth After Multiple C-Sections – Is It Safe?

If you've had multiple c-sections, you may be curious if it's still possible to have a vaginal birth. Find out what the research says and your options here. Read More

How Inductions Increase The Risk Of Haemorrhage

Haemorrhage is often associated with vaginal birth, but a common intervention is often the culprit. Find out how induction of labour can cause haemorrhage. Read More


Delaying Cord Clamping May Offer Years Of Benefits, Study Finds

A new study has discovered that delayed cord clamping has more far-reaching benefits than first thought, after following babies from a study 4 years prior. Read More

Seeding Baby With Good Bacteria Using Vaginal Swabbing

Seeding baby after c-section -- using a vaginal swab of good bacteria -- is a growing trend of great interest to mothers. Find out more about seeding here. Read More


C Section Myths – 4 Most Common Myths Exploded

For one of the most common surgical procedures world-wide, there are still plenty of c section myths circulating. Here are 4 big myths exploded. Read More

Who Cares? Maternity Care Options For Australian Women

If you've just found out that you're pregnant, you'll need to choose someone to provide maternity care for you. Here are the options for Australian women. Read More




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