Health 8

Freebirthing and Midwifery in Australia

Interesting story from the ABC. Have a look at it and then read this. I’ve never really understood why Australia doesn’t offer many home birth services in the public system. They are available through in some states, the last time I checked, but it’s a tiny percentage and it’s not really supported. Clearly not every woman is suitable for a […]

Life 6

Hey Spunks!

Hallo! Catch up blog! its been a while but I thought it was time for an end of semester catch up. Talking of catch ups, there’s a heap of people […]

Unilife 0

Hallo!

Hallo! I know. Its been a while, I’ve been super busy! I thought I’d better jump in with a quick blog post before a Missing Person notice was issued. I […]

Unilife 12

Pre O week. KEENO!

So as most of you know I’ve gone back to Uni full time. I only decided this about 3 months ago and threw myself into the process much like I usually do with blind faith that it would all work out. It always does right? It is, it’s fine but terrifying. There are lots of moments of “Shit”, and then […]

Running 6

Fark it’s hot!

So hot stuff eh?! Funnily enough I have a massive urge for a run today. Like totes massive, but I can’t because I will die. We have some unreasonably hot weather at the moment. I think I read that it’s around 11 degrees hotter than usual. The long and short of it is that it’s shit. I don’t really mind […]

Midwifery 4

A response to the recent antics of the AMA.

A few months ago the AMA (Australian Medical Association) dealt a low blow to midwives and they have recently rehashed this. Here’s the lowdown…. Recently there have not been so many women booking in with private obstetricians. There are many reasons for this. The gap for a private obstetrician is big. Its not unusual to pay $10000 or more to […]