Phillips Avent Ambassador

Phillips Avent Ambassador

My Midwives takes as many steps as possible to inform the community about trends around anything pregnancy, birth and baby related.  As part of this I have recently taken on an exciting new role as ‘Phillips Avent’ ambassador.  Over National Breastfeeding week (Aug 1-7 2017) I was interviewed about breastfeeding and in particular the role that social media plays. 

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 What Having a Baby Really Costs

What Having a Baby Really Costs

First published in The Brisbane Times

Question: What costs am I really up for when my baby arrives?

Liz Wilkes, Director of My Midwives, says:

Parents often comment on the cost of preparing for a baby and what they need to invest in before bub even takes its first breath. The focus often is on the ‘things’ and this becomes a very expensive exercise.

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More Than Just Antenatal Classes

Education - More Than Just Antenatal Classes

First published in Toowoomba Families Magazine

Pregnancy, birth and parenting are hot topics now more than ever. The thirst for information and knowledge means that the pregnant woman and in fact her whole family,  are often seeking the facts on a range of topics over nearly a two year period – just prior to falling pregnancy, during pregnancy and for the first year of babies life.

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Blokes and Birth

Blokes and Birth - How Important are They?

First Published Online at Brisbane Times

As midwives we often see the male partners coming into the first antenatal visit with a look of fear in their eyes.  Whilst it is understandable that birth does at first glance appear to be a  woman’s domain there is a massive contribution that men can make.  Some of the fundamentals of birth need to be understood in order to contribute positively.

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