Antenatal Care in Preparation for a Home Birth
7 November 2016
For parents who want to have a home birth, it can feel tempting to limit the amount of antenatal appointments you attend. However, getting some appropriate antenatal care can be a great way to improve the chances of a successful home birth.
Here are four important parts of antenatal care that can be easily done by a nurse or health care clinic.
Blood pressure checks
Rising blood pressure can be an indication of some serious complications to a pregnancy including preeclampsia.
3 Proactive Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Family Healthy
24 October 2016
A lot of the time you only go to the doctor's clinic when we are already feeling sick. However sometimes visiting the doctor earlier, before you get sick, can prevent you and your family from having more health issues down the track.
Here are some proactive steps you can take to help keep your family healthy.
Make sure everyone's vaccinations are up to date
While a lot of focus in the community is on children's vaccinations, it's important for all members of the family to keep their vaccinations up to date.
How Family Health Care Can Help the Whole Family Stay Healthier
12 October 2016
In an age where many doctors are specialising there are some advantages in finding a health centre that emphasises family health care for all members of the family in the same centre. Here are some of the ways that family health care can help your family.
A one-stop shop
In the early years of having a young family, you can often find yourself at the doctor very often between pregnancy checks, vaccinations and health baby checks for your bubs and early childhood illnesses.
How to Use and Protect Your Hearing Aids During Exercise and Sports
29 September 2016
Hearing loss should not stop you from enjoying the occasional morning run, basketball game or other exercise or sport that you take part in. However, most people who use hearing aids have concerns regarding possible damage to hearing aids during sports. While it is possible for the hearing aids to get spoilt during vigorous exercise, there are measures that you can take to prevent this. Read on to find out how you can make use of your hearing aids and protect them when exercising and playing your favourite sport.