Fertility Articles

Ladies, your periods after babies - what is normal and what is not?

  Guest Author - Gyneacologist Dr Tahrir Basheer  Sat 6 July 19

Ok, let's shake off the stigma of talking women's menstruation and periods IN PUBLIC! Our cycle of bleeding is the joy and wonders of being a woman. But for many it can be achingly painful an..

Choosing to go private – What to expect when you’re expecting (at Wollongong Private Hospital)

  Naomi Cotterill  Mon 13 May 19

You’re pregnant! Hooray! Seeing those two pink lines pop up is possibly the ONLY time you’ll be ecstatic to essentially be holding your own pee. All jokes aside however, finding out you’re expecti..

What helps our kids transition to HIGH SCHOOL - what parents can do and when to start for happy transitions!

  Ben Carden - Guest Author - Cedars Christian College  Wed 27 March 19

Welcome to yet another parenting / child milestone - and one that is probably not talked enough about - your child's transition to high school. So for anyone with primary schoolers in year t..

Got the right doctor for you and your baby? What to expect from your 6 week check and your doctor when you become a parent!

  Jenny Henderson  Wed 6 March 19

If your experience is anything likes ours here at Parents Guide Illawarra, us parents spend a good chunk of 'quality time' at the doctors! Finding the right doctor that you feel comfortab..

Pregnancy / New Parent Special! The 4 things Midwives want you to know...

  Emma Gedge and Helen Donovan - Qualified Midwives from Nurture & Grow Midwifery Service  Tue 21 February 17

CONGRATULATIONS! You are likely reading this due to pregnancy or you've recently become a parent. It's also likely you've discovered early on that EVERYONE has an opinion on pregnancy, birthi..

Planning Your Baby's Naming Day Ceremony or Christening - all you need to consider!

  City Beach, Wollongong  Wed 23 January 19

Well, congratulations! Your beautiful bundle is here and it's time to celebrate their life in a way that is truly meaningful to you and your loved ones... At Parents Guide, we like to grill t..

Meet Dr David Greening – Illawarra Obstetrician and fertility specialist who is changing lives

  Naomi Cotterill  Wed 14 November 18

Obstetrics and gynaecology Meet Dr David Greening – Illawarra Obstetrician and fertility specialist... For those Illawarra couples and ladies struggling to conceive, we have some very good ne..

Dr Jodi Croft - Female Wollongong Obstetrician and Gynaecologist supporting and empowering women through pregnancy, birth and beyond

  Jenny Henderson  Tue 30 October 18

The Parents Guide team are all mums with 8 birth experiences between us. Despite our very different experiences of pregnancy, birth and parenthood, we are united on this: The importance and si..

What I love about raising kids in the Illawarra

  Kate Mayhew - Guest Author  Mon 1 April 19

I was fortunate to grow up in the beautiful town of Kiama, not that I appreciated it at the time. I couldn’t wait to leave, spread my wings and hit the big smoke. After time travelling overseas an..

How one Illawarra Mum is helping THOUSANDS of Mums in Ethiopia! We love her work...

  Kate Mayhew - Guest Author  Wed 13 March 19

How one Illawarra mums is helping thousands of mums in Ethiopia, and get this, it is when she shops online! “If the way I spend my money can have a positive impact on someone’s life, I'll..

Meet Dr Kothari - The Wollongong Obstetrician/Gynaecologist changing the face of gynaecological care for women in the Illawarra

  Naomi Cotterill   Mon 3 September 18

Meet Dr Kothari... The Obstetrician/Gynaecologist changing the face of gynaecological care for women in the Illawarra... When you ask Dr Dharmesh Kothari (http://www.wollongongobgy.com...

The huge benefits of taking your kids to this Illawarra venue (for you and them!)

  Jenny Henderson  Wed 14 June 17

Now, if NASA says something is great, it is probably best to tune in and pay attention. We are lucky enough to have a venue in the Illawarra which offers what NASA states is: “is the..

Why pregnant ladies and mums of the Illawarra can rejoice - this is GREAT news!

  Jenny Henderson  Mon 3 July 17

Parents Guide Illawarra has some really positive news for all local women, particularly those who have recently discovered they are pregnant, or any mum who is struggling with the brutal impact of..

Mums on the move, why you can feel GREAT about any exercise (sod what the scales say!)

  Cindy Urquhart - Guest Author - EnVie Fitness Woonona.  Wed 7 June 17

The Magic of Movement off the Scales... Mums - feel great about the exercise you achieve! Weighing ourselves regularly has long been a primary method for evaluating the success of our ..

Amazing news for Illawarra parents with new borns and under two's!

  Jenny Henderson  Mon 5 February 18

The adjustment to being a parent is well, how can we best put it? Overwhelming: full of intense love, responsibility and joy but yet totally crazy making!? However gracefully (or not!) y..

Hypnobirthing Australia Childbirth Classes - Hypno what?

  Trish Delaney-Brown  Wed 5 October 16

When most people think of hypnosis they see a man on stage swinging a watch and making an audience member cluck like a chicken. What possible purpose could this serve in childbirth? Accordin..

Do you have abdominal separation? A Checklist (Video)

  Tamara O'Reilly  Fri 11 March 16

The Pilates Workshop has just released a video detailing how to find out if you have abdominal separation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuDuaEI6T5I Need some help determining if you have..

Dealing with infertility

  Tanya Demello  Tue 22 January 13

Three and half years ago my husband and I were in a wonderful place, we had just bought a new house that we were renovating, we both had great jobs and hot on the heels of my 29th birthday we deci..

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