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Doula Care for a C-section

By |2018-04-19T09:39:45+00:00April 19th, 2018|

C-Section Doula Care A c-section is a very remarkable and sometimes overwhelming experience for both the mother and the father, so having a familiar, caring presence with you during surgery can offer immense relief to both parents. While many medical professionals question the need for doula support during an [...]

Top Ten Signs Your Doctor Is Planning To Perform an Unnecessary Cesarean Section on You

By |2018-04-19T08:42:34+00:00April 19th, 2018|

Written by By Dr Jonathan Weinstein, MD, FACOG Arrives on the labour ward immediately after office hours and says, “I just don’t think this baby is going to fit.”  Third Trimester, Routine Office Visit, “I think this is going to be a big baby. You should just have a c-section” – ACOG has very specific guidelines [...]

Cord Care without Surgical Spirits

By |2018-04-19T08:46:10+00:00February 26th, 2018|

Surgical Spirits, or rubbing alcohol, is still routinely used in South Africa as the standard method of caring for the umbilical cord despite many other countries (such as the United Kingdom) discontinuing the practice due to certain problems it creates. In South Africa, mothers are advised to apply surgical spirits to the base of the [...]


By |2018-04-19T08:49:03+00:00February 17th, 2018|

Homebirth This is a birth that happens in at a place which is not a medical facility ie. the mothers home or the house of a friend/family member. Prior to the mid-1900's childbirth always happened in the home and was attended by a midwife or the local GP. People often question the safety of [...]

Unassisted Birth

By |2018-04-19T08:51:37+00:00February 17th, 2018|

Unassisted Free Birth This is when a woman decides to have a baby, at home, without the help of a medical professional (ie. Doctor or Midwife). Sometimes there may be assistance from a partner/friend/sister/doula and other times the woman may choose to have her baby in complete privacy. The reasons a woman may choose [...]

Jellyfish medical findings

By |2017-06-30T03:03:18+00:00June 30th, 2017|

How the jellyfish surprised science and what the medical implications Results are encouraging Aenean vitae neque est. Proin aliquam, lacus non ullamcorper elementum, diam eros faucibus orci, sed lobortis lectus urna egestas ligula. Morbi viverra, orci ac sodales consectetur, erat justo dictum urna, sodales ultrices [...]