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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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 […]
For humans the bonding process can be described as the affectionate connection that develops between infant and caregiver over time. The quality of the bond between infant and caregiver affects all later development of the infant, and it influences how well children will react to new experiences, situations, and stresses. Bonding has been understood to […]
What is childhood constipation? Up to 30% of children between the ages of 2-10 years are suffering from functional constipation. Constipation accounts for up to 25% of visits to paediatric gastroenterologists (Hodges, Steve & Schlosberg, 2012). Functional constipation is characterised by having two or more of the following features present for at least once a […]
Deformational Plagiocephaly is an asymmetry of the skull, most commonly on the back and side of the head. As parents, you may notice asymmetry of their face and skull, this includes a flattening of your baby’s head, forward placement of their ear and some bulging on the front part of their skull. Research tells us […]