I have always had a passion for working with our indigenous mothers and babies. I know they can teach me soooo much about breastfeeding because their culture is very strong and breastfeeding is normal in their society. Sadly its not so normal in Western society now. We need to learn how to make it normal… Read More »
Gestational Diabetes I thought seen as it is diabetes awareness week I would blog about it. It is a very common condition and rates are on the increase: between 5-10% of women develop the condition in pregnancy. It usually occurs around the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy. We know from research that women that… Read More »
Free tickets My sister Debbie from Gowiththeflowparenting and I are planning to have a stall at the Perth Baby Expo this year in July/ August. If you follow the link here you will be able to download free tickets. I’m getting in early so you can share this with your friends. We will be there to… Read More »
After 2 very interesting and enjoyable stints working at Jigalong I’m back in Perth and am available for home-visits for any breastfeeding problems or other lactation issues.
Hello Everyone, I am overseas until October 7th 2014. Im going to Europe to see my youngest son Peter compete in the Grade 1 match racing circuit. This is his first year sailing at the grade 1 level so it is very exciting. My older son Evan has taken a year off working as an… Read More »
Dr Marnie Rowan, breastfeeding medicine clinic I am pleased to announce that I will be commencing a breastfeeding medicine clinic in June 2014 at the rooms of Dr Bruce Thyer, Killowen House, St John of God Mt Lawley (formerly Mercy). I manage breastfeeding problems utilising a medical model and evidence based care, whilst ensuring each… Read More »
If you have a history of any allergy (other than egg allergy), are pregnant and would like to contribute to science contact me and I will give more details. This is a study designed to investigate the effect of egg intake of the mother on egg levels in her breastmilk during the first 6 weeks… Read More »
Research shows us about 80% of new mothers have some difficulty with breastfeeding. Home visits for lactation consults make it so much easier for the new mum, they also ensure your consultant sees you breastfeeding in your own surroundings. As a home visiting lactation consultant I am happy to travel anywhere in the Perth area.… Read More »
If you are a community group that would like someone to come and give your group a talk on breastfeeding I am willing and able.