Free shipping on all orders over $100

Mum and Bub Hub: Birth

 

  • Birth: Post-partum period

    You’re home after giving birth. Now is the time for your body to heal, and for you to do some very special bonding with your new little bub. This phase, which is different for everyone, is...

  • Birth: Post-partum exercise

    Paparazzi snaps of bikini-clad film stars strutting along the idyllic sandy beaches of Hawaii two weeks after giving birth might give a glamorous impression, but they’re also unrealistic...

  • Birth: Post-Partum Haemorrhage

    Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) is heavy bleeding after having a baby—a complication that happens in around 5-15 percent of births in Australia. It’s normal to expect a certain amount of...

  • Post-partum sex

    Childbirth can be one of the most gruelling experiences a woman’s body can go through. Sometimes labour is straightforward, while other times surgical intervention – such as a...

  • Birth: Post-Partum Depression

    Having a baby can be one of the most special and joyous events in a woman’s life. It can also be one of the most physically gruelling experiences a woman can endure, and one that...

  • Birth: Premature Birth

    Most pregnancies last around 40 weeks. Babies that are born before 37 weeks are considered premature. In Australia, around 8% of all babies are born prematurely. That’s about 57 every...

  • Birth: Post-Partum Weight Loss

    Magazine covers often promise to divulge the top secrets the stars use to bounce back to their pre-baby body in only a few short weeks. In this light where image is everything, the truth can be...

  • Birth: Birthing Options - Natural

    A natural, or vaginal, birth is how most pregnant women on the planet deliver a baby. In Australia in 2012, two of every three mothers gave birth vaginally. Ask any friend who has delivered a...

  • Birth: Birthing Options - Caesarean

    While a natural delivery is usually the safest way to have a baby, sometimes there are reasons this can’t happen. The reasons are many and varied. Your baby may not be in the right...

  • Birth: Induced Labour

    A baby’s due date isn’t set in stone—it’s simply a guide to when your baby is expected to enter the world. You might get closer to the due date and your doctor might...

  • Birth: Labour Signs

    We’ve seen it in films - her water breaks in public with a gush. Contractions start 20 minutes apart getting more frequent, until pop! There’s a baby! Real births rarely go according...

  • Birth: Labour Plan

    Although no amount of Hollywood films will ever fully prepare you for what real labour is like, you might have some wonderful ideas as to how you hope your labour progresses and what happens at...