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Check out the latest news from Pregnancy Birth and Beyond. On this page you can read about our latest articles, breaking news, products and website features.

March 2015

Birth Story by Samira Vogelrot

Birth Story by Samira Vogelrot

During my first pregnancy I was very frightened, especially from the seventh month. It just seemed impossible that a baby would be able to enter the world through my vagina. The birth of my daughter ended after 32 hours of labour... Because of my baby’s stressed heartbeat and a lack of progress in the birth process, delivery was by an emergency C-section. I believe that it was because of my fears that I failed to have the best birth experience possible. Find out more...

Birth Pool Friendly Hospitals

Birth Pool Friendly Hospitals

Check out our updated page listing birth pool friendly hospitals. These hospitals either have birth pools available for use or allow you to bring in your own birth pool to use during labour and/or birth. This list is in its infancy and we'd love to hear from you if you know a hospital that is not listed here or if a hospital is listed in error. Find out more...

Midwife Burnout

Midwife Burnout

This YouTube video is intended for midwives, student midwives and those curious about the realities of life as a midwife. Midwifery has its fantastic highs but also has lows. This video highlights the importance of midwives taking care of themselves and offers strategies to avoid burnout. Find out more...

January 2015

Pregnancy and Parenting Network

Pregnancy and Parenting Network for 2015

The Pregnancy and Parenting Network holds regular get-togethers at Dundas Valley (in Sydney's north west) and Glenbrook (Blue Mountains) from 10am until 12pm. These get togethers are casual and provide an opportunity to talk about all sorts of issues surrounding pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenting in a safe, supportive and relaxing environment. Find out more...

Five Co-Sleeping Myths Busted!

Five Co-Sleeping Myths Busted!

"We all want a good night’s sleep but when it comes to where your baby sleeps you are certain to get bombarded with advice. If you dare admit to co-sleeping you will be an especially vulnerable target. Of course, wherever your baby sleeps is your choice and as long as you provide a safe sleeping environment, it’s nobody else’s business." Find out more...

Battling the Breast Crawl

Battling the Breast Crawl

"'The thing is, you’re only a student.' These words hit me to the core and I was left speechless, angry and disjointed. But those words, they meant something. I am only a student. I can’t change the world right now, but I can make a difference. After all it only takes one person to make another feel better, right?" Find out more...

TOM Organic Nursing Pads

TOM Organic Nursing Pads

We are incredibly excited to announce the launch of our newest arrival – TOM Organic Nursing Pads. Made with pure organic cotton, our nursing pads are gentle on your sensitive skin. With no chemicals or synthetic absorbent polymers you can have peace of mind knowing there is no residue coming in contact with your baby. Find out more...

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