5 tips for navigating the Hospital Maternity System

Brisbane HypnoBirthing Classes with the Mongan | Hospital Maternity System
Between my two babies, which were very close together in age, I decided to do some Agency work. Whats Agency work? I can hear you asking and as a midwife, it is essentially the idea of me being contracted out to fill gaps int he hospital maternity system. I am employed by a company who are rung and booked when hospitals can’t fill their shifts with their own staff. What this means for me is I get the opportunity to work in many different hospitals, private, public, with a number of awesome and ...
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Breech Birth Choices

Options for Breech Birth | by Sarah Buckley
Breech Choices by Sarah Buckley (from Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering, 2005) www.sarahjbuckley.com In 2002, a pregnant woman in Brisbane, Australia – a mother of three, including naturally born twins – was refused the option of a vaginal breech birth in hospital, and told she could only have her baby by caesarean. She sought a midwife to assist her and gave birth successfully at home. Her picture – glowing with new motherhood, holding her healthy, happy baby – appeared in the Brisbane Courier Ma...
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