MAMA is a collective of private midwives and allied health practitioners who are all focused on pregnancy, birth and postnatal care.
MAMA is the first holistic midwifery centre, providing pregnancy care, education and support for Melbourne’s women and their families.
We aim to provide affordable private midwifery & holistic care throughout pregnancy, birth and early parenting.
From the blog
I have been treating women’s health for many years now and the one question I often hear is; “Does Acupuncture hurt?” I practise a gentle acupuncture technique and I inform my patients that whilst we are penetrating the skin with a fine disposable sterile needle it usually doesn’t hurt. Sometimes when the needle is inserted […]
After a few months of ovulation induction fertility treatment with a private obstetrician/gynaecologist specialist, my husband and I were so excited to learn we were pregnant. We counted down until the 6 week scan, and I had to fight concerns that there would be a problem. I’ve always been a cautious, anxious and sometimes ‘negative’ […]
Does your baby wake 1, 2, 3 hourly to feed? Does your peaceful daytime baby turn into an all night feeder who cannot be put down? And does your baby sleep contentedly in your arms, then cry as soon as they are placed in that expensive, carefully chosen, beautifully designed cot? Firstly, don’t worry! You’re […]
How exciting it is for mothers to feel baby’s first movements at around about 4-5 months into the pregnancy. In fact, mothers love to feel and share these early movements by encouraging others to touch their growing tummy. The baby’s early movements are signs that the pregnancy is progressing well. Mother’s womb is a great […]
HypnoBirthing is actually really simple. At its most basic level, HypnoBirthing teaches mums to trust in their body and their baby. Obviously, birthing has been done since the beginning of time by most women, it is a deeply primitive experience, part of our shared experience as mothers. We don’t need to be taught how to […]
A common complaint I hear as a yoga teacher from my students is that they have trouble sleeping. I am going to show you a proven yoga technique that has helped so many improve their ability to fall asleep as well as improve their quality of sleep. Keep reading to find out more. Often the […]