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The Kick Pregnancy Podcast

Apr 28, 2020

We don't hear about assisted delivery as an intervention as commonly as we hear about Caesarean birth.

BUT more than a third of mamas having their first baby will have their baby born with help from forceps or the vacuum.

Seems like something we should know about right?

In this podcast we talk about:

  • When you need...


Apr 18, 2020

Unless you are a blood donor or have had an operation in the past, you may not know your blood type until you are pregnant. This is really common.

Why does it matter?

As well as blood type, the ABO system, there are lots of different markers on the surface of our red blood cells. The system in pregnancy that we are...


Apr 9, 2020

Tearing might be on your mind as you get nearer to the birth of your baby. We know you are worried about the pain and how it might impact on your pelvic floor health. Your sex life. Your continence.

For first time mamas, please know everybody gets a little bit of tearing. Whether it is a little - like a graze, or a lot,...


Apr 3, 2020

This episode is the audio from an IGTV series Dr Pat and Brigid did March 29 on @grow_my_baby. It is a four part series that covers the impact COVID19 has on pregnancy.

This episode talks about coronavirus and getting pregnant, being pregnant, labour and delivery and bringing your newborn home.

(It's audio quality is...


Apr 2, 2020

1 in 5 pregnancies will end in a miscarriage but even as common as this is, it's not an easy topic to talk about it. This episode may be hard for some (or all) to hear. Please make sure you have your supports in place if you choose to listen. And we hope everyone listens.

In this episode we have a poignant story from...