Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

Breastfeeding After C-Section Reduces Pain

It’s a well known fact breastfeeding offers many benefits to both mothers and babies. New research has found it has an extra benefit for c-section mamas. Read More


Postnatal Depression In New Dads

Postnatal depression has a huge impact on new families and doesn’t just affect mothers. Here is everything you need to know about PND in new dads. Read More

Morning Sickness – 10 Best Morning Sickness Remedies

Feeling nauseous and vomiting during pregnancy is no fun. Here are 8 tips and remedies to help you manage those morning sickness symptoms. Read More


Inducing Labour Before C-Section To Help Breastfeeding

A Swiss research project is looking at how inducing labour before c-section might help mothers initiate breastfeeding. Read More


Postpartum Care Is Failing Women

The more support a mother has after birth, the better the outcomes for her and her baby. Yet postpartum care is failing to meet women’s needs. Read More

Epidural Headaches – Causes And Treatment

Having the worst headache of your life after an epidural seems a high price to pay for pain relief during labour. What causes epidural headaches? Read More


Vaginal Exams And The Right To Say No

Vaginal exams have become a routine part of pregnancy, but are they really necessary? Should women exercise their right to say no? Read More

Spinal Or Epidural Blocks – What’s The Difference?

Heard of spinal and epidural blocks but aren’t sure whether or not they are the same thing? Here are 3 key differences between these pain relief options. Read More


Dads Who Regret Being Present For Their Baby’s Birth

A recent survey showed there are dads who regret being present for their baby’s birth. Should dads be present? How can they be effective support people? Read More

7 Ways To Help A Pregnant Mama During Her Last Weeks Of Pregnancy

Here are 7 ways you can help a pregnant mama during her last weeks of pregnancy, and make the waiting a little bit easier. Read More




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