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
Are you looking for a natural aid to help your child? Baby reflexology could be the answer. It is a beautiful treatment that the whole family can enjoy. Benefits include:• reduced asthma• relaxation• improved sleep• child/parent bonding • improved digestion Reflexology is particularly powerful when applied to babies as they are extremely receptive to it […]
To prepare for birth, I recommend you begin to nourish your mind-body connection. During labour and birth, the ability to control your breath, your mind and your body can have a significant impact. Here are 5 daily habits to build your mind-body connection during pregnancy: Yoga: The whole purpose of practising Yoga is to release […]
What is it? Pilates is a form of exercise that aims to improve and condition your muscular and postural strength by focusing on your core. The movements include diaphragmatic breathing, pelvic floor muscles, back muscles that are key to good posture, balance and strength. All of these components are significantly impacted with pregnancy. During pregnancy, […]
When your baby is ready, by 6 months but not before 4 months, it is important to begin introducing a variety of nutritionally adequate solid foods whilst continuing to breastfeed or formula feed. Eating solid foods during this time should be fun, as it allows our children to explore different textures, tastes and smells. Breastmilk […]
What is hypnobirthing? Hypnobirthing is about birthing with knowledge, support, tools and preparation and focuses on the mind-body connection that has been around for thousands of years! It aims to restore the belief that women are made to birth, that everything needed for birth is within and that if women are successful in releasing and […]
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 […]