Alternating Head Positions

Alternating Head Positions

The safe sleeping campaign was implemented to guide families to position baby to sleep on the back. This recommendation has significantly reduced the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI). It is the safest environment for baby and is supported by...
Tummy Time

Tummy Time

Tummy time is essential for development and involves placing baby on the stomach for play. The primary purpose is to encourage the strength of the muscles that are necessary to lift and hold the head. When a baby is positioned on the tummy, it is vital they are awake,...
Safe Sleeping

Safe Sleeping

Awareness and adherence to current evidence-based information regarding safe sleeping recommendations is of utmost importance. As midwives, we advise families of this essential education to encourage preparation, readiness and knowledge to enhance a positive safe...
Baby Movements Matter

Baby Movements Matter

The first trimester of pregnancy is generally accompanied by feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. This is mainly due to minimal visible growth of the tummy and not yet feeling your baby move inside the womb. The discomforts of pregnancy such as morning sickness, food...
Pregnancy Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

Pregnancy Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

Diabetes is a condition where a person has too much glucose in the blood. Gestational Diabetes occurs during pregnancy and usually goes away after the baby is born. The Pregnancy Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (POGTT) refers to routine screening conducted between 26 to...