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Babies, Events, Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo returns to Sydney Showground for 3 huge days

The Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo (PBC Expo) is excited to be returning to Sydney from 27-29 May at the Sydney Showground for three huge days. The Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo is Australia’s trusted early parenting event. With over 30 years of experience, it is a must for all new parents. In 2022 we are hosting 12 Expos around Australia, where visitors can talk directly with brand owners, product developers and service providers and have their questions answered. Visit the PBC website: www.pbcexpo.com.au Visitors will be able to explore more than 200 brands and an unbeatable range of products under…

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Pregnancy & Birth

Women’s Health Physiotherapy – How can we help you?

A women’s health physio is a trained physio who can help with a variety of conditions throughout the lifespan; from adolescent incontinence or pelvic pain, to pregnancy, post-pregnancy and into menopause. We perform a comprehensive assessment to obtain an understanding of the whole picture. Depending on the assessment, treatment will include education and management strategies, manual therapy (massage, ultrasound, etc.) and exercise prescription.   Conditions that Women’s Health Physios treat include:  Pregnancy-related low back and pelvic girdle pain Pelvic floor dysfunction: incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, urgency, constipation  Postnatal check: pelvic floor assessment, perineal tear/episiotomy management, exercise prescription  Mastitis  Pelvic pain: overactive…

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Health & Wellbeing, Pregnancy & Birth

From Preconception to Postpartum:

Acupuncture to Support Women Throughout their Transition into Motherhood Preconception Care & Early Pregnancy  Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine work in unison to prepare the body for conception and pregnancy. Preconception care at The Dao consists of Acupuncture treatments to support the menstrual cycle, support ovulation, undertake any necessary investigations including functional pathology in an integrative healthcare setting. If a patient is in a couple, we encourage both parties to begin their preconception acupuncture treatments at least 3-months before planning to conceive to optimise the quality of her eggs and improve sperm health. However, our Preconception treatments can commence as…

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Health & Wellbeing, Pregnancy & Birth

10 Important Things to Consider When Planning a Pregnancy

Planning a pregnancy is an exciting time. I’m sure you’re thinking of all the things that will change in your life, what this new family member might be like, talking about names and planning a nursery. Having time to pre-plan your pregnancy is also a great opportunity to ensure you are in the best possible position physically and emotionally to have a healthy and rewarding experience during your pregnancy. Visit Your GP When you’re starting to think about planning a pregnancy, I always recommend a visit to your GP for a general health check-up and to discuss any considerations that are specific to…

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For Mums, Health & Wellbeing, Parenting, Pregnancy & Birth

Matrescence explained: why we all need to know about it

Right now, I’m a mother of a five-year-old. And my mind is blown by the sheer amount of personal growth I’ve achieved during that rather short time, compared to the rest of the rich and rewarding life I’ve had before I became a mum. I never thought motherhood would be such a challenging and transformative experience for me. In hindsight, I realise that it started well before my daughter came into this world. I felt a shift within me as I was trying to conceive, a journey that took two years, lots of tears and a crash course in surrender….

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Babies, For Mums, Parenting, Pregnancy & Birth

PREGNANCY, BABIES & CHILDREN’S EXPO

Dates: 5-6 February 2022 Location: ICC Sydney Event info: The Pregnancy Babies and Children’s Expo is Australia’s trusted early parenting event. With over 30 years of experience, it is a must for all new parents.  Showcasing big brands, best prices, special offers, and the latest innovations, all under one roof.  Enjoy free talks and classes from trusted experts, including antenatal education focusing on your pregnancy, labour and birth, car and home safety, preparing for breastfeeding, safe sleeping environments, and much more!  Discover all you need to know from bump, to birth and beyond at the Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo….

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Babies, For Mums, Parenting, Pregnancy & Birth

What to expect when expecting twins!

What to expect when expecting twins!    By Obstetrician Dr Colin Walsh. Not one but two babies is a surprise and delight but also often a shock to parents having twins.   Dr Colin Walsh, an obstetrician at North Shore Private hospital answers the common questions of what a twin pregnancy can be like. I’m having twins – how will my pregnancy be different? Traditionally, 1-2% of pregnant women have twins. However this number is increasing with the widespread use of IVF.   A twin pregnancy immediately falls into the “high-risk” category. You are more likely to experience complications (preterm birth,…

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