MAMA is a collective of private midwives and allied health practitioners who are all focused on pregnancy, birth and postnatal care.
MAMA’s Response to COVID-19
The health of our clients, staff and communities is our primary concern. We remain open as an essential service but have adapted our wide variety of offerings to align with current restrictions and to ensure the safety of the extended MAMA community.
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.
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From the blog
The reason I love working musically with families at MAMA is because of the power music has to support bonds within families and the community. I want to empower parents to better understand how to use music to support their child’s development and relationships. Musical interactions support both you and your child, and it’s accessible […]
Once established, breastfeeding is usually easy for most mothers and babies and a very enjoyable experience. However, in the first few days you both need to learn what to do. We don’t live in a village with other experienced mothers to guide us. You will need to practice and, if necessary, to get help and […]
Written by Kay Southcombe, Registered Homeopath Practitioner Over the years that I’ve been in practice, I’ve always enjoyed helping parents learn how to use homeopathic remedies to treat their children for some of the common complaints that occur throughout childhood. By understanding the basic principles of homeopathy and having a range of remedies on hand, […]
Our little baby Arnhem Indigo is sixteen days old today, and I wanted to spend a few minutes writing down my thoughts to express our deep gratitude for MAMA, in particular our incredibly kind and knowledgeable midwife Rachel who I got to know from 20 weeks pregnant. I fell pregnant with Arnhem in Darwin, where […]
Working as a paediatric emergency nurse you have the absolute privilege of sharing and learning from the experiences of countless kids and their families. This tends to make you a cautious parent in some situations, and throw caution to the wind in others. At Save a Kid we share information, so parents can make informed […]
The Microbiome is a buzz topic for a reason. The trillions of microbes that live in and on us impact our health and function on many levels. The microbiome is usually discussed in context of the GUT (as that’s where the greatest concentration of microbes live), but MOST body sites have their own microbiome – […]