Each beginning bears a special magic - (Hermann Hesse)
Post birth & BF

Post birth midwifery home visits are quite "unknown territory" for most young Australian families however can make a huge change to the start in your parenting journey simply by having an experienced midwife supporting you in the biggest change in life- becoming parents. European countries like Germany have a long tradition of post birth midwifery service, ancient cultures are full of rich post birth culture to support the newborn mum, baby and growing family.

As a midwife and IBCLC Sylvia can provide even higher standart of breastfeeding support.

Therefore midwife Sylvia Jenkin offers midwifery post birth home support service on the Sunshine Coast in QLD to give you the best start in parenthood by supporting you in:

  • Breastfeeding or the feeding method of your choice 
  • Managing infant settling
  • Discussing your birth experience
  • Pelvic Floor Excercises
  • Selfcare and prevention of Postnatal Depression
  • How to maintain infant health, recognising signs of a happy and healthy baby
  • Checking babies weight gain 
  • information about contraception and prescription for minipill
  • Advice about supportive meals

Postnatal homevisitis usually last for 1 hour and attract a Medicare Benefit during the first 6 weeks post birth. You can book during your pregnancy (especially if planning early discharge) or after birth to receive midwifery homevisits to guide you through this special time in life with breastfeeding support, parenting suggestions, nutrition advice and light postnatal excercices.

Midwifery home support can be in conjunction with the service provided by Child Health Nurses, your GP or Obstetrician.

We meet monthly for our "Belly, Baby and Beyond catchups" to support pregnancy, breastfeeding and community feel - with lots of laughter, sometimes some tears and always support. Please contact us for more details.heart


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