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The Kick Pregnancy Podcast

Nov 27, 2019

We all know Caesarean birth is not rare – it seems as though many of our friends have had Caesarean sections, some of our neighbours, maybe our sisters too.

BUT 

Even for something this common, a Caesarean section for some women is a mystery right up until it becomes her reality. This is where we hear, “if only...


Nov 18, 2019

Pregnancy in diabetes, or gestational diabetes, is really common. Up to about 12-14 percent of all pregnancies.

There are certain women that are more at risk of developing gestational diabetes but in fact, everybody is at risk. This can be hard because you might think – I am young, healthy and without symptoms so what...


Nov 12, 2019

This ep is a bit of a pandora’s box. What can you say no to during pregnancy and birth? Well, you can literally say NO to everything.

Ethically a health care provider can’t force a woman to accept any sort of treatment, even if they strongly believe their treatment plan is in the best interests of the mother and/or...


Nov 5, 2019

Having a baby in the breech position presents its own set of challenges. A baby from 20 – 30 weeks moves around tonnes and that is expected and wanted because a healthy baby moves. If though, your baby is still ‘head up’ at 35 weeks we will need a plan for your baby’s birth.

Why did we start this podcast? Well...