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
When you have a new baby you may or may not be prepared for the extra cleaning that comes with this new territory, it can be hard to remember all the guidelines for cleaning and sterilising infant feeding equipment. Below you will find a quick go-to reference point to answer all of your cleaning questions […]
By Rachel Wilson, Midwife Inside the womb, baby’s circulatory system includes the cord and placenta. Between 30-50% of baby’s blood volume is in the cord and placenta at the time of birth. This blood belongs in baby’s body, and this blood will be returned to baby’s body via nature’s clever design if the process is […]
Exclusively pumping or multiple forms of triple feeding is becoming more and more common as the breast pump technology improves, women have to go back to work earlier, or bubs are sick and in the hospital. There are multiple reasons why a family chooses this feeding journey, or maybe it just chose them. It is […]
Words by Bec Hi there, I have just completed my 6 week check and discharge from mama and wanted to provide some feedback on my experience. I engaged with Mama due to my previous difficult birth experience and some of my fears around birthing again. By the end of my first appointment with Josie in Kensington […]
What is a Lactation Consultant? A Lactation Consultant, also known as a ‘IBCLC’ (stands for ‘International Board Certified Lactation Consultant’) and is the highest accredited healthcare professional that specializes in Lactation and all things breast, chest or bottle feeding! An IBCLC is an internationally recognized qualification and the only qualification that exist that specializes in […]
Words by Megan Saturday night (39 weeks) Lachy and I went out for the afternoon. We ended up at The Gem and had tacos for dinner, I remember posting our feast and writing ‘hopefully this is the last supper!’ It was. Sunday morning I woke up and went to the toilet numerous times – if […]