Wisdm

Advice & tips just for mums, dads and carers

This is the place where practitioners, specialists and professionals share with you, their 'pearl of wisdom' about all things pregnancy, birth and post birth related.

In each of these articles we are lucky enough to have Mum's share their personal experiences too.

BreastFeeding & Mastitis

1 mums' story

Mastitis is not nice to have, but there are some things to look out for to hopefully prevent it. Move for Better Health in Adelaide has some good advice.

Pilates During Pregnancy: Can it Help Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain?

2 mums' stories

There is some benefit of doing pilates during pregnancy, not just for the body but for the mind too. But everyone is different and you should always seek some advice before commencing any form of exercise.

What is Pelvic Girdle Pain?

0 mums' stories

Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain occurs in about 20% of pregnancies. Find out the causes and the treatment from physiotherapist's 'Move for Better Health'.

Exercise After Pregnancy

3 mums' stories

Exercising is not just about getting your body back into shape after pregnancy. It's good for well-being, it's a great way to meet other mums and it's a good incentive to get out and about with your baby.

Is it Safe to Exercise during Pregnancy?

1 mums' story

There are a few things you can do, but what is important is finding something that works for you and your body. Chloe is a Physio and runs her own pilates studio for pregnant women in Melbourne. Read on to see what she has to say.

The Unfair Science of Stretch Marks

0 mums' stories

Embrace your tiger stripes! There is no magical cream to prevent stretch marks, but there are some other things that may lessen them. Read on to see what Vanessa has to say!

Wise Words from a Midwife

0 mums' stories

Wise words from a midwife, from one that has been with many women, throughout their childbirth journey

8 Big Reasons why you should consider Babywearing!

1 mums' story

If you haven't tried it, we think you will by the end of this article.

Are you STILL Pregnant?

3 mums' stories

The date that your baby will arrive into the world is a major focus for any new parent-to-be.

However the focus on one ‘due date’ can be particularly unhelpful with only about 3-5% of babies arriving on this elusive date. So what is the expected delivery date range for a first time parent?

What happens if my baby is in a breach position?

0 mums' stories

So your baby has other ideas on what position they are going to be in just prior to birth. Obstetrican, Dr Joseph Sgroi explains what can be done if your baby is in a breach position.

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