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.
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From the blog
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 – […]
I have a spare 30 seconds between baby naps and would like to take this opportunity to share how wonderful MAMA has been to me and my 3 week old baby, Ellie. I came to MAMA at 7 weeks pregnant in January this year. I was severely anxious after having experienced a blighted ovum in […]
By Grace Joukhadar When I started teaching yoga over 10 years ago, people would come to me (yoga) to help them solve physical pains – usually back, hip or shoulder pains. One thing I have noticed in more recent years is that people are seeking yoga for the mental and spiritual benefits. The physical is […]
By Mary Giordano I often hear mothers lament the lack of time they have to themselves after their babies are born. It seems to be a regular topic of conversation between mums and I absolutely get it, as I feel it too. All. The. Time. When my son was born 5.5 years ago it became […]
Postpartum the second time around has all the excitement of the first time without the new parent uncertainty. I was way more relaxed and confident the second time, but beyond the essential work of healing after birth, my biggest concern was making sure that my 3 year old, Phoenix, felt included and secure with the […]
What is an aromatherapist? The word “aromatherapist” implies a person who uses aromas in therapy. Yes, that’s true, however as I’m often saying, “it’s more than just nice smells”. As with most occupations, it’s your qualifications and experience that give you the right to call yourself a professional; when we talk about professionalism, what are […]