Placenta Encapsulators- the only people to use for your encapsulation needs is Placenta Services Australia. Members are all certified as having completed training in Placenta Encapsulation and bloodborne pathogens course. Go elsewhere to find your encapsulator, and although it may seem cheaper, you cannot be guaranteed to experience the same quality of service, cleanliness and expertise. Don't risk your health with an uncertified encapsulator.
Breastfeeding - if you plan on breastfeeding, the ABA (Australian Breastfeeding Association) has loads of information, including a Phone Line for 24/7 support.
Fitness in Pregnancy - for anyone interested in maintaining some level of fitness right through your pregnancy journey, BodyBump offers fitness and aqua classes designed and run by the amazing Jo Ford, based in Mornington/Mt Eliza. The benefits include maintaining fitness and endurance, enahances relaxation, whilst aqua classes decrease swelling of the legs, and are a safe way to exercise if you have back pain or pelvic instability.
Optimal Fetal Positioning - if you are interested in the position of your baby in utero, or have been told your baby is OA, or OP or Breech etc, then the Spinning Babies website is a great one to check out.
Acupuncture - can be a great way to maintain balance in your body for optimal functioning. Kerry Marshall can provide you Fertility and Pregnancy treatments. Kerry practices out of Mornington Complementary Medicine rooms in Tanti Ave, Mornington.
Post Natal Depression - if you are feeling as though you need support once your baby is born, then PANDA can offer a range of support for mums in need.
Find a Doula - to find a doula in your area, visit Dial a Doula or Fina a Doula.
Birth Hypnosis - as a natural pain medication, Birth Hypnosis is becoming more and more popular. Birth Hypnosis CD's can be purchased through Gabrielle Targetts website - A labour of love.
Domestic Help - are you becoming overwhelmed about bringing your new baby home? Do you need some help with cleaning, cooking, de-cluttering, organising your day, laundry, etc? Justine specialises in all these areas of home help. Visit her website and reduce your stress now by engaging her to help you. - www.domestica.com.au
General wellbeing - during the time of pregnancy and birth, your body takes on a huge responsibility, therefore it is critical that you take good care of your body with the right nourishment and wellbeing. Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani is both a Chiropractor and author of a fabulous book - Well Adjusted Babies. Visit the Well Adjusted website for loads of information from fertility to parenting advice.