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 […]
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 […]
We always planning a home birth but were told at 32 weeks (!!!) I had “put on too much weight” and my “BMI was too high” to birth safely at home. This, along with the fact that I had declined the gestational diabetes test, meant I would not be supported in a home birth. Not only did My midwife suggest […]
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?
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 […]
By Sonya Edmonds, MAMA’s resident clinical aromatherapist + massage therapist Pregnancy brings many changes, physically, psychologically and socially. There is often some concern about the use of aromatherapy during pregnancy. However, under qualified, expert care aromatherapy can enhance wellbeing through each stage of pregnancy in the following ways:- May help to alleviate common discomforts such […]