Jump to content
Waterbirths Melbourne SE
1 reply to this topic
Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:15 PM
Hi we are starting to TTC our number 2. We have recently moved from the west to near warragul.does anyone know about anywhere in SE Melb that does VBAC waterbirths? I had a tough time with my first baby and ended up with an emergency ceaser...was horrible to be honest! But really keen to be informed the time!
Posted 03 January 2013 - 01:31 PM
Warragul hospital certainly does VBAC's (and in fact have one of the highest rates in Vic) but I'm not sure about the water birth part.
Give LRH (latrobe regional hospital in Traralgon) a call too.
There's also the Family Birth Centre at The Angliss (Ferntree Gully) but a bit of a drive. They do water births. But you may not be eligible as it's a VBAC you want but you'd have to ring them to check.
The other hospital to try is Casey (in Berwick). They do have waterbirths (may depend on whether there's a waterbirth qualified midwife when you go into labour) but I'm not sure about whether they will take you as a VBAC. You'll have to ring here as well.
At least you are considering all this before you get pregnant. For a lot of places (especially family birth centres) you need to book as soon as you find out as they fill up very very quickly.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have celebrated their 11-month-old baby Luna's first word with an adorable Instagram post.
A new mum shared a hilarious photo of her partner during labour that lots of dads will relate to.
From the world of super obvious science comes the news that you can never hold your baby too much.
Two mums gave birth in adjoining hospital rooms a few hours apart. They had never met, and had each chosen their baby's name earlier in the pregnancy.
It's hard to believe than in 2017 mums are still receiving flak for breastfeeding in public, but that's what one US mum claims happened in IKEA.
Author Jancee Dunn hopes her new book will help mums deal with the stresses that parenthood can place on an otherwise happy relationship.
They imagined that while I was away, I would be glued to the couch, beer in hand. In no way would I actually be helping my wife.
How hard can it be, you think?
The prettiest and most unexpected maternity shoot for a much-wanted rainbow baby.
If you've ever been in possession of a toddler, you'll know that it's next to impossible to get anything done.
My three-year-old daughter is one of the strongest little women that I know. As I watch her grow into this amazing person, I can't help but feel accomplished and proud.
Singer John Legend has opened up about supporting wife Chrissy Teigen through postnatal depression.
The question, "Did you sleep well last night?" should be easy to answer. Either a yes (if you're lucky), or a no.
Tammin Sursok has written an essay sharing her personal experience with postnatal anxiety.
Whether breastfeeding is going well or you are finding it harder than you expected, taking care of you needs to be a priority.
Being pregnant at the same time as your best friend means double the excitement.
Actor and comedian, Dax Shepard has given a hilarious recap of the lengths he'll go to get, and keep, his kids asleep.
A new life is brought gently into the world with tender and expert hands.
Every parent knows toddlers can move fast, now one mum is warning about the dangers of allowing small children anywhere near vacuum cleaners.
Top 5 Articles
Who loves Peppa? We have 10 packs to give away - including family passes to see the brand new movie, in cinemas March 16!
Free ticket offer