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Midwife Cath 2018 Master Class Series

Midwife Cath – Baby Love – Master Class Series

To book please email midwifecath@gmail.com

State clearly which class you would like to attend.

Cost is $100 per person attending.

  • All Master Classes start at 10am and finish at 2pm
  • Morning tea supplied
  • Babies most welcome
  • Show bags for all guests
  • Door prizes
  • Parking available at most venues.

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Consultations with Midwife Cath

Midwife Cath offers a variety of consultations. Phone and or Skype consultations are available for families around Australia and internationally.

Private consultations for families living in Melbourne, Victoria are available only on Fridays. The consultations are available for pre birth consultations,

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Master Class with Midwife Cath – Babies to Toddlers ~ February 2018

The first Master Class for 2018 is in February.  Please email midwifecath@gmail directly for information and to book your place.  Bring along friends, mothers group or grandparents.

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Development

WHY FLOOR PLAY IS IMPORTANT- MIDWIFE CATH

Written by Midwife and Maternal and Child Healthcare Nurse, Cath Curtin.

How do you know if your baby is developing at a normal rate? As a maternal and child health nurse some of my most frequent consultations are helping anxious mothers determine whether their baby’s behaviour is normal.

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There is a baby under there!!

Covering prams with muslin wraps for some reason has become the norm for mums while walking babies. Our obsession with how long the baby must sleep during the day encourages mums to ‘de sensitise ’ the babies’ surroundings hoping he will sleep and not be disturbed by the outside world.

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Babies eventually sleep…

“When they’re little, and you go for years without a good night’s sleep, you wonder if they’ll ever make it through to morning without finding some reason to wake you up. But then one day you look at the clock and it’s 7:30 a.m……

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Pulled Elbow ~ OUCH

There are some times parents play, swing, hold, grab their child thinking it’s fun…but it has me cringing with anxiety. A pulled elbow is one of them. They are completely preventable and here is a few hints to prevent this painful episode for your little one

Prevention
• don’t swing your child by his arms
• don’t pick your child up by his hands
• always pick your little one up from under his arms.

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