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.
Pregnant? Looking for some FAQs on pregancy, what a midwife does, waterbirths and more?Birth FAQs
From the blog
During pregnancy, almost every part of your body changes in one way or another. Your fingers can swell, your nose can get wider, your tummy expands, and not to mention, hello cankles! One of the areas of your body that changes the most, though, is your breasts. On average, a woman’s breasts will increase around […]
First time mom, posterior home birth, post-partum hospital transfer – positive outcome My journey to the midwives at MAMA started when I was 8 weeks pregnant and exploring birth options. I wanted to have a natural physiological childbirth, prevent unnecessary medical interventions, and build my emotional and psychological support team. After just one meeting with […]
Perhaps the last frontier of modern childbirth education. How would you feel about birth, moving your child through your body – through your precious vagina, if you knew how potent an influence your breath can be in changing the size and shape of your birth canal?
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, […]