RE: [ozmidwifery] breastfeeding as contraception

2006-12-21 Thread Nicole Carver
I had a friend wean to get pregnant too, but this was a little later, about nine months. She is in her early to mid forties, and given the reduced fertility at that age, I think it is reasonable. Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of

RE: [ozmidwifery] Donation of birthing kits

2006-11-27 Thread Nicole Carver
Zonta is one organisation who provides birthing kits. I don't have contact details, but perhaps you can Google them. Nicole Carver. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 9:22 AM

RE: [ozmidwifery] Alternative GBS

2006-11-17 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Melanie, I suppose it is all about comparing the risks associated with having antibiotics with the risk of the baby being affected by GBS. The antibiotics are unlikely to do harm, except perhaps by damaging the woman's normal flora for a time. The consequences of things going wrong with the

RE: [ozmidwifery] BFing lactose intolerant babies.

2006-10-25 Thread Nicole Carver
Are you sure the baby is truly lactose intolerant? Sometimes it is that mo has oversupply, and correct management will make the symptoms disappear. Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2006

RE: [ozmidwifery] BFing lactose intolerant babies.

2006-10-25 Thread Nicole Carver
If the stools are tested for sugar, it will be there! But the reason may be Mum's oversupply, with babe never reaching the fattier hindmilk. The lactose ferments in babe's bowel, resulting in explosive stools and an unhappy baby. Expressing at the start of the feed, or starting the feed and then

RE: [ozmidwifery] hep B at birth

2006-10-20 Thread Nicole Carver
Hep B generally, which is available in the mainstream, it still becomes clear that it is hard for a baby whose mother is not a carrier to get Hep B, certainly in the time until the first standard immunisations at 8 weeks, if they choose to have these. Best wishes, Nicole Carver

FW: [ozmidwifery] Married to the Midwife

2006-07-28 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi As the partner to Mary-Anne www.cenvicmidwives.com.au I'd be happy to have a chat with partners to this affliction/addiction/constriction. Peter -Original Message- From: Nicole Carver [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, 28 July 2006 10:32 AM To: wendy faulkner

RE: [ozmidwifery] Induction due to pulmonary embolism?

2006-07-14 Thread Nicole Carver
disorder, which can be genetic. I am not sure why the ob would want to induce the woman. I would think the least intervention the better, although her carers would have to be very watchful, particularly regarding the third stage of labour. Please keep us posted. Regards, Nicole Carver

RE: [ozmidwifery] caseload midwifery

2006-06-30 Thread Nicole Carver
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RE: [ozmidwifery] Perineal massage

2006-06-29 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Helen, I believe that there is at least a 9% increase in the chance of a primi having an intact peri if they do 10 minutes of perineal massage daily for four weeks prior to birthing. Unfortunately only half the midwives in the study provided the info to the women attending them for

[ozmidwifery] caseload midwifery

2006-06-28 Thread Nicole Carver
and arekeen to see us get paid for what we actually work, getting paid a base rate, with penalties paid in the following fortnight. What has been your experience? Warm regards, Nicole Carver.

RE: Re: [ozmidwifery] ctg stuff

2006-06-17 Thread Nicole Carver
pregnancy, and have build up a good trusting relationship, I think this situation would be rare. Women don't feel safe in our disjointed system, where they can see up to 25 health professionals in one childbearing experience. Warm regards,Nicole Carver. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL

RE: [ozmidwifery] Kath's story

2006-06-17 Thread Nicole Carver
Hip Hip Hooray! I, and I'm sure everyone else on this list, enjoyed hearing about your wonderful experience with Kath. It's stories like that that keep us all going. Thankyou. Nicole Carver. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Andrea Quanchi Sent

RE: [ozmidwifery] Gastro Labour

2006-06-09 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Kelly, It is important that the woman is adequately hydrated going into birth, so she may need intravenous fluids. It is important that the hospital knows that the children have gastro, as they may be concerned that this is a worsening of the liver disease. She would be better off

RE: [ozmidwifery] Introducing solids too early

2006-06-06 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi all, Maureen Minchin has a couple of books that would be useful on this topic. One is Breastfeeding Matters, 1998, Alma Publications. Alma Publications is Maureen's own business. The address is 14 Acland St, St Kilda or 6 Thear St, East Geelong. Phone 03 95372640. The name of the other

RE: [ozmidwifery] Keillands Deliveries

2006-05-31 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Marg, A lot of women who would birth at my workplace (regional Victoria) in the past with Keillands are now birthed by caesarean. Usually vacuum will not do/be used to do what Keillands will do (in the majority of cases, although I was taught it was possible) ie rotate the head from OP or

RE: [ozmidwifery] Fw: E-News 8:11 - Postdates Pregnancies (May 24, 2006)

2006-05-29 Thread Nicole Carver
it. Thanks for the info, Nicole Carver. -- This mailing list is sponsored by ACE Graphics. Visit http://www.acegraphics.com.au to subscribe or unsubscribe.

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re:

2006-05-26 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Kelly, I like the concept of not giving an injection, but when we were giving oral vit k in the past it felt strange to give something I was used to giving IM orally, ie it was not specially prepared for oral administration. I don't know if there are oral forms for babies, I know there are for

RE: [ozmidwifery] weight loss

2006-05-24 Thread Nicole Carver
, or the baby sedated by it? I assume someone has checked if Tegretol is ok with BF? Warm regards,Nicole Carver. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Susan CudlippSent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 11:44 PMTo: midwifery listSubject: [ozmidwifery

RE: [ozmidwifery] VBAC in Qld?

2006-05-17 Thread Nicole Carver
!! : ) Di - Original Message - From: Nicole Carver To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 1:55 PM Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] VBAC in Qld? Forgive my ignorance, but what

RE: [ozmidwifery] VBAC in Qld?

2006-05-16 Thread Nicole Carver
Forgive my ignorance, but what is an EBAC? Thanks,Nicole. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Philippa ScottSent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 12:57 PMTo: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.auSubject: RE: [ozmidwifery] VBAC in Qld?

RE: [ozmidwifery] working in a private hospital ?

2006-05-11 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Julie, I will stay out of the discussion of the intervention rates, because I am sure there will be plenty of comments. However, take care regarding rates of pay and working conditions. Usually you are paid less and private employers are not bound by other conditions of the public

RE: [ozmidwifery] Mastitis question

2006-04-27 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi, I am working as a lactation consultant at the moment, and find it difficult to help women that have not had success with antibiotics for mastitis or fluconazole for thrush. How does one get hold of this Phytolacca? Do you have to see a naturopath? What is the correct amount to have? I

RE: [ozmidwifery] Mastitis question

2006-04-27 Thread Nicole Carver
, plus vinegar to soak the dummies in when not in use. Jo On 27/04/2006, at 6:04 PM, Nicole Carver wrote: Hi, I am working as a lactation consultant at the moment, and find it difficult to help women that have not had success with antibiotics for mastitis

RE: [ozmidwifery] Mastitis question

2006-04-27 Thread Nicole Carver
On 27/04/2006, at 6:04 PM, Nicole Carver wrote: Hi, I am working as a lactation consultant at the moment, and find it difficult to help women that have not had success with antibiotics for mastitis or fluconazole for thrush. How does one get hold of this Phytolacca? Do you

RE: [ozmidwifery] Mastitis question

2006-04-24 Thread Nicole Carver
Title: Mastitis question Hi, Normally you should breastfeed from both breasts with mastitis. The only exception, and I may stand corrected, is strep infection. The breast is very red, not your typical mastitis. It is verypainful and you feel quite ill. I have not seen mastitis at 22 months.

RE: [ozmidwifery] Article: Premmie Babies 'Bed Blocking'

2006-04-01 Thread Nicole Carver
How sad. A more valid point to discuss is the suffering that some of these babies go through, which should be weighed against chance of survival and later quality of life. There is a lot that is done to these babies to keep them alive, that must must be incredibly painful and distressing.

RE: [ozmidwifery] after birth pains

2006-04-01 Thread Nicole Carver
I have suffered with these pains, which can be as strong as labour pain, I'm sure mine was. The best thing I found was heating up a hot pack prior to starting to feed. Also taking a dose of soluble Panadeine at the same time. They only last two days or so. Nicole. -Original

RE: [ozmidwifery] afterbirth pains

2006-04-01 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Lyn, Voltaren PRmay have some impact, but the woman may not notice as I am sure after pains would still break through voltaren.A fast acting analgesic given pre feed maybe more appropriate, as at other times there is no pain at all. Might be worth a chat with a pharmacist. However, I

RE: [ozmidwifery] brown sugar

2006-03-31 Thread Nicole Carver
is this to be continued? Nicole Carver. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of AlanSent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 2:00 AMTo: OzmidwiferySubject: [ozmidwifery] brown sugar Can anyone point me to some research re brown sugar use

RE: [ozmidwifery] PPH C/S

2006-03-31 Thread Nicole Carver
Women also have PPH's at caesarean. Not sure if c/s would be safer. Perhaps she should see another ob for a second opinion. Nicole. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Kelly @ BellyBellySent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 4:27 PMTo:

RE: [ozmidwifery] Misoprostol

2006-03-20 Thread Nicole Carver
I would hate to see Misoprostil used for induction in women whose baby is alive, and actually haven't myself used it for induction when the baby has unfortunately died. However, I have seen it work extremely well when a woman is having a large PPH. The results are almost instantaneous. Nicole.

[ozmidwifery] RE: night shift

2006-03-16 Thread Nicole Carver
try again. If not at least have another lie down late in the afternoon. Good luck! Nicole Carver. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Tanya McPhailSent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 8:25 PMTo: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.auSubject:

RE: [ozmidwifery] Blood clots after VBAC

2006-03-05 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Kelly, Pain in the scar which persists in between contractions is a warning sign that the scar may actually be separating. Persistent pain afterwards could just be afterpains, but with bleeding in excess of normal might indicate that a scan would be necessary, particularly if the mum

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: diabetes incipidus and breastfeeding

2006-02-21 Thread Nicole Carver
search engines fail to warn you of typos the way that google does... At 6:09 PM +1100 21/2/06, Nicole Carver wrote: Hi Barb, I did do a quick search of the LRC site with no luck. However, I still think they are the best bet, as they will know 'who might know'! Kind regards, Nicole. -Original

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: diabetes incipidus and breastfeeding

2006-02-21 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi All, I followed Jo's link: http://www.diabetesinsipidus.org/faqs4.htm Neither CDI nor dDAVP treatment have any known adverse effect on pregnancy or the fetus. The incidence of miscarriage or fetal malformations appears to be no greater than in women without CDI. A mother with CDI will not

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: diabetes incipidus and breastfeeding

2006-02-21 Thread Nicole Carver
interesting: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrievedb=PubMedlist_ui ds=8489722dopt=Abstract cheers Jo At 7:52 PM +1100 21/2/06, Nicole Carver wrote: Hi Jo, No I typed in diabetes insipidus and combined the search with breast feeding. All I could get was that breast feeding is protective

RE: [ozmidwifery] repair surgery and bf

2006-02-21 Thread Nicole Carver
So is the reasoning behind weaning to return hormones to a normal state?It's quite puzzling. Medications shouldn't be a problem to the baby. Was the woman given any more info than you have shared here? I would be looking at all options, and seeking a second opinion, and a good rationale for

RE: [ozmidwifery] repair surgery and bf

2006-02-21 Thread Nicole Carver
Good on you Vedrana! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Vedrana Valčić Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 12:58 AM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] repair surgery and bf How come episiotomies heal then? Are

RE: [ozmidwifery] supplements during pregnancy

2006-02-21 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Paivi, Iron should only be taken by women who are anaemic, or you can see they are heading that way (ie Hb going down.) Of course these women need full investigation too, with iron studies and a medical examination and history. There has been some question that giving iron to women who

RE: [ozmidwifery] supplements during pregnancy

2006-02-21 Thread Nicole Carver
acid product, and sell that in my store? Can you remember the daily recommendations for folic acid? Päivi - Original Message - From: Nicole Carver To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 11:00 PM Subject: RE

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: diabetes incipidus and breastfeeding

2006-02-20 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Barbara, This is a very interesting question. I have not come across diabetes insipidus in a breast feeding woman before. I have looked up my books and surfed the internet. It will be a very delicate balancing act, as diabetes insipidus is a lack of anti-diuretic hormone (nothing to do with

RE: [ozmidwifery] prison birthing

2006-02-07 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Amy, The women who birth at our hospital from the local minimum security prison are not guarded. They are visited once a day, and have to sign a form. Some of them love being in hospital, because it is a more normal environment for their children to visit. Some will try to stay longer

RE: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support

2006-02-03 Thread Nicole Carver
regards, Nicole Carver, Midwife. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of adamnamySent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 2:17 AMTo: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.auSubject: RE: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support On the subject of traumatized

RE: [ozmidwifery] Post cs support

2006-02-03 Thread Nicole Carver
want to treat all women the same, ie what is appropriate debriefing for one woman, would not necessarily work for another. If you did try to treat them the same it would not be surprising if it did not work. Nicole Carver. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [ozmidwifery] Weight gain in pregnancy

2006-01-29 Thread Nicole Carver
than thosereleased by fat cells inweight loss? Amanda - Original Message - From: Nicole Carver To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2006 1:34 PM Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] Weight gain in pregnancy Hi all,I

RE: [ozmidwifery] Weight gain in pregnancy

2006-01-29 Thread Nicole Carver
d for the assignment. Samantha ---Original Message--- From: Nicole Carver Date: 01/29/06 20:13:02 To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: RE: [ozmidwifery] Weight gain in pregnancy

RE: [ozmidwifery] Weight gain in pregnancy

2006-01-28 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi all,I have been through my lactation textbooks, which are getting a bit ancient I must admit, regarding the safety or otherwise of dieting in pregnancy question. I was able to find a reference to toxins in breastmilk in Breastfeeding Matters by Maureen Minchin on p28-30 "A baby's

RE: [ozmidwifery] Weight gain in pregnancy

2006-01-27 Thread Nicole Carver
One concern which has been raised about loss of fat during pregnancy, is the release of toxins which are stored in fat. I would imagine it would be best (perhaps not always possible) to lose weight well prior to conception so that these toxins are out of mum's system. Regards, Nicole.

RE: [ozmidwifery] wasIV Synto for 3rd stage now rectal temps

2006-01-24 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi all, There are other ways to handle the risk of missing an imperforate anus.I knowa case of a baby dying from meconium ileus due to cystic fibrosis.It was quite some time before it was realised that the baby had not passed meconium.That workplace now has a sticker on the baby's chart

RE: [ozmidwifery] wasIV Synto for 3rd stage now rectal temps

2006-01-24 Thread Nicole Carver
Following a hospital protocol unfortunately is no protection if the protocol is wrong and you are aware. Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of sharon Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 8:20 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: Re:

RE: [ozmidwifery] Vaginal breech in hospital

2006-01-23 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Sue, What a wonderful example of how breech birth can be! Is it ok to share your story with my colleagues in my local sub branch of ACMI? Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Sue Cookson Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 9:31 AM To:

[ozmidwifery] care providers in Windsor region, NSW.

2006-01-05 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi all, Can anyone tell me the maternity care options in the Windsor region of NSW? I have a sister in law who lives at Cattai, near Windsor who has been getting pressure from her GP to choose 'her obstetrician'. What other options are available in the area? Any advice would be much appreciated.

RE: [ozmidwifery] belly dancing midwives:)

2006-01-03 Thread Nicole Carver
HI Julie, Pilates I have done, belly dancing, no, but would like to try it one day. Pilates is fantastic for your back and easy to do. I love an exercise called the roll down, which involves starting in a standing position with your feet and body in alignment, and then putting your chin on

RE: [ozmidwifery] Peaceful birth

2005-12-06 Thread Nicole Carver
Title: Re: [ozmidwifery] Peaceful birth Justine, Congratulations to you, your family and your support team, on the birth of your beautiful girls. We have never met, but I am in awe of your belief in birth as a normal process. You are an inspiration.Thankyou for sharing with us. Nicole

RE: [ozmidwifery] CF screening

2005-12-02 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Robyn, I'm sorry if it seemed as though I was judging. I will try to explain what I was trying to say. It's a very complex decision to make regarding testing, because it implies that you will terminate if the baby has cystic fibrosis. I suppose a pregnancy is only a potential life,

RE: [ozmidwifery] Interesting article sure to cause some ethical debate

2005-12-01 Thread Nicole Carver
How sad. If you asked a person with cystic fibrosis whether their life had been worth living, even if it is shortened, I wonder what they would say? Nicole. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Helen and GrahamSent: Thursday,

RE: [ozmidwifery] Antibiotics and Ceasars

2005-11-22 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Dorothy, That sounds quite excessive. We give a single dose of Cephazolin to the women who have a c/s. Regards, Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Dorothy Thomas Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2005 4:21 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Com. Au

RE: [ozmidwifery] question - lodging complaints

2005-11-18 Thread Nicole Carver
. If they want to make the ob aware of the impact of his actions and perhaps get an apology, this may be appropriate. Kind regards, Nicole Carver. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of jo Sent: Saturday, November 19, 2005 12:19 AM To: ozmidwifery

RE: [ozmidwifery] Strep B

2005-11-04 Thread Nicole Carver
Where I work no-one is swabbed. If a woman is in labour for twelve hours she is commenced on IV antis without knowing her GBS status. There are no other interventions, unless labour is premature, when a HVS will be taken. It's interesting the variety of practises out there! I would prefer

RE: [ozmidwifery] baby bowel troubles

2005-11-03 Thread Nicole Carver
Lindsay, What is the consistency of the stool when the baby does pass one? Nicole. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Lindsay KennedySent: Friday, November 04, 2005 1:12 PMTo: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.auSubject:

RE: [ozmidwifery] ANF article

2005-11-01 Thread Nicole Carver
I thought so too Larissa, but did they have the insurance situation right? It seems from the article that some midwives have been able to negotiate for indemnity insurance on their own. I did not think that was happening? Nicole. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [ozmidwifery] Lactation after ART

2005-10-24 Thread Nicole Carver
Another observation about women who have had ART, they are often anxious. It is difficult for an anxiouswoman to sit and finish a breast feed properly, or even sometimesrecognise feeding cues. I wouldn't completely discount a hormonal link, although the hormones play a larger part in early

RE: [ozmidwifery] Re: Midwifery Educators

2005-10-24 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Barbara, Do your parents have any say in the cord clamping? Perhaps they need more information such as at their education sessions? We also do active management, but Dad's are still able to cut the cord. Not many of our Mum's do physiological third stage. However, we had a lotus birth

RE: [ozmidwifery] Lactation after ART

2005-10-23 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Jenny, Is it that intervention is more common in the management of these women, particularly if ART has resulted in a multiple pregnancy? Intervention can interfere with the initiation of lactation for a number of reasons, as you would be aware. Nicole. -Original Message-From:

RE: [ozmidwifery] Lactation after ART

2005-10-23 Thread Nicole Carver
lactation failure. ie week 4 after birth and still only 20 mls per feed or _expression_, if that! Very odd. Jennifer Cameron FRCNA FACMPresident NT branch ACMIPO Box 1465Howard Springs NT 083508 8983 19260419 528 717 - Original Message - From: Nicole

RE: [ozmidwifery] support people in OT

2005-10-18 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi, We sometimes have expressed milk mum has obtained pre/cs just in case babe cannot get to the breast in recovery. It helps mum to know that at least dad or midwife can give baby some colostrum until they can get to the breast. It is good for recovery room staff to know this is happening,

RE: [ozmidwifery] support people in OT

2005-10-17 Thread Nicole Carver
I have to say I agree with not having support people present when a woman is having a GA. I allowed a Dad to be brought in to the room just at the moment of the baby being born by elective caesarean under general anaesthetic, only to have the baby arrest and need CPR. I managed to shield the Dad

RE: [ozmidwifery] CARES VBAC booklet

2005-10-10 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Jo, Where do we send the cheque? Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Dean Jo Sent: Saturday, October 08, 2005 5:59 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ozmidwifery] CARES VBAC booklet Hi everyone who

RE: [ozmidwifery] CARES VBAC booklet

2005-10-10 Thread Nicole Carver
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Dean Jo Sent: Saturday, October 08, 2005 5:59 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ozmidwifery] CARES VBAC booklet Hi everyone who has expressed interest in the CARES VBAC

RE: [ozmidwifery] Induction and third stage labour

2005-10-04 Thread Nicole Carver
There are some who believe the higher levels of antioxidants caused by jaundice may be protective of babies, and mild jaundice 'may' be normal. Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of lisa chalmers Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 11:48 AM

RE: [ozmidwifery] Induction and third stage labour

2005-10-03 Thread Nicole Carver
is meant to have that blood, otherwise they wouldn't be designed that way. Cheers, Nicole. -Original Message-[Nicole Carver]From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of karen shlegerisSent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 11:22 AMTo: ozmidwifery

RE: [ozmidwifery] safetsleep

2005-10-03 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Jo, There definitely has been an increase in 'funny heads' since the SIDS guidelines were introduced. A trick is to alternate the end of the bed that you settle the baby in. They tend to turn towards the light or the centre of the room, so if you alternate ends, they will alternate the way they

RE: [ozmidwifery] Kalgoorlie birthing services?

2005-10-02 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Tanya, At the very least, Kalgoorlie has a labour ward at their hospital. They advertise for midwives occasionally. Nicole. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Tania SmallwoodSent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 10:05 PMTo:

[ozmidwifery] assault in the birth suite

2005-09-29 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Janet, It is amazing that people behave this way in a hospital, but would never dream of, or get away with, behaving that way anywhere else. It is easy to see why women would choose to go outside the system, and in extreme cases choose an unattended homebirth, rather than repeat experiences

RE: Re: [ozmidwifery] Northern Rivers

2005-09-29 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Janet, I hesitated to read your birth story, but then felt like a wimp, and read it. I am pleased that I did, although am very sorry that you had that experience. I have shared the link with my colleagues at North Central Sub Branch of the Australian College of midwives. I hope that is ok,

RE: [ozmidwifery] Birth Parties

2005-09-29 Thread Nicole Carver
We often have three support people in the room, and I find it is fine. Any more than that seems to be rent a crowd.The idea of galleries is just off. Perhaps this is just the journos as Mary suggests. I think itis a problem when people are only there because they feel they should be

RE: [ozmidwifery] Birth After CS booklet

2005-09-28 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Jo, I have forwarded your email to the managers of both maternity units here in Bendigo. Hope they buy a copy. Nicole Carver. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Dean Jo Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 4:54 PM To: ozmidwifery

RE: Re: [ozmidwifery] Northern Rivers

2005-09-28 Thread Nicole Carver
, and apologise to you on behalf of my health care professional colleagues. It is not good enough. Kind regards, Nicole Carver, Midwife. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 12:41 PM To: ozmidwifery

RE: [ozmidwifery] Fw: [MCVic] Castlemaine update

2005-09-24 Thread Nicole Carver
Dear Ellie, Congratulations on both fronts! That is wonderful news. You have really put in a lot of effort on behalf of Castlemaine women, and news of your pregnancy is very exciting. Nicole Carver.

RE: [ozmidwifery] hep C

2005-08-29 Thread Nicole Carver
Title: Bericht Hi Lieve, We should treat everyone the same ie all contact with body fluids is to be avoided, as we probably care for women who have HIV, or hepatitis and don't know it. Transmission is more likely if the mother has a high viral load, such as just after infection, or if she

RE: [ozmidwifery] hep C

2005-08-29 Thread Nicole Carver
Title: Bericht Sorry Lieve, I gave the impression that the baby should be bathed ASAP. I would not want to interfere with that first feed either. At my workplace we do bath babies of Hep C positive mothers earlier than other babies, who sometimes are not bathed for 24 hours or more. We

RE: [ozmidwifery] BF video

2005-08-25 Thread Nicole Carver
Judy, I would also love to see the video. Nicole Carver [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Judy Chapman Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2005 9:42 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: Re: [ozmidwifery] BF video Any more

RE: [ozmidwifery] Breastfeeding

2005-08-24 Thread Nicole Carver
SIDS figures show that falling asleep (or sleeping intentionally as well probably) on a couch with a baby is far more dangerous than co-sleeping in bed. Nicole C. (co-sleeper!) -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Denise Hynd Sent: Wednesday,

RE: [ozmidwifery] when to cut an episiotomy

2005-08-21 Thread Nicole Carver
I will only do an episiotomy if I am really concerned about getting the baby out quickly. I have done one on a peri that was really tight, and didn't stretch up. I think I have done three in my career, Nicole C. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: [ozmidwifery] when to cut an episiotomy

2005-08-21 Thread Nicole Carver
read about a midwife, who had performed 6 episiotomies in 650 births. Two of these were when she was taught how to make them as a student. Paivi - Original Message - From: Nicole Carver To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005

[ozmidwifery] vacuum extraction

2005-07-31 Thread Nicole Carver
I have found the paper about vacuum extraction on the CD from the ICM conference. I have attached the link to a website mentioned by Annie Clark in her presentation. When I read my notes I realised that I did not mention lacerations, although these are more common from metal cups, which are used

RE: [ozmidwifery] vacuum extraction

2005-07-31 Thread Nicole Carver
I have just tested the link. It doesn't work! However, if you type vacuum extraction in the search box you will get to the info. Cheers, Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Nicole Carver Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2005 10:10 PM

RE: [ozmidwifery] ventouse information

2005-07-30 Thread Nicole Carver
Title: Message One of the presentations at ICM was about ventouse. There are known side effects. Minor ones include caput succanadeum which is swelling of the scalp and cephal haematoma which is bruising between the skull bone and its membrane covering. The major one was a sub apponeuretic

[ozmidwifery] RE:thanks Jo

2005-07-29 Thread Nicole Carver
Thanks for educating us all Jo. That was very interesting. Nicole -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Jo Bourne Sent: Friday, July 29, 2005 11:06 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: Re: [ozmidwifery] laparoscopy I am currently doing

RE: [ozmidwifery] Risk of uterine rupture

2005-07-08 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Barb, This is why caesarean section is not to be taken lightly in the first place. I have heard this figure quoted too (others will probably know more than me). What they don't seem to tell women, is that rupture can happen during pregnancy too. I have never seen one rupture. I have

RE: [ozmidwifery] Homebirth of twins

2005-07-06 Thread Nicole Carver
This reminds me of the Dad who helped his wife birth twins at home at Rabbit Flat in the middle of the Tanami Desert! No problems! Nicole Carver -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Denise Hynd Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 9:17 PM

RE: [ozmidwifery] Hiding the scissors!!

2005-06-29 Thread Nicole Carver
I am pleased to report that we have very few episis at Bendigo. We had two intact peris yesterday, despite the births being vacuum extractions by obstetrician. It was very calm and controlled. Glad we can get that right at least! Nicole. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [ozmidwifery] post LUSCS analgesia

2005-06-24 Thread Nicole Carver
/panadol regime. The women are up and about so much quicker, more alert and caring for their babies sooner. Maureen -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Nicole Carver Sent: Thursday, 23 June 2005 10:23 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject

RE: [ozmidwifery] post LUSCS analgesia

2005-06-23 Thread Nicole Carver
. Otherwise it seems to be a good regime. Nicole Carver. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of sally williams Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 5:52 PM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: [ozmidwifery] post LUSCS analgesia Was wondering what other

RE: [ozmidwifery] Antenatal Urine Analysis

2005-06-20 Thread Nicole Carver
in Melbourne. Nicole Carver. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of Justine CainesSent: Monday, June 20, 2005 12:57 PMTo: OzMid ListSubject: [ozmidwifery] Antenatal Urine AnalysisDear Wise OnesI am about to spar with a local GP

RE: [ozmidwifery] Flat spots

2005-06-20 Thread Nicole Carver
side (works for some anyway!). In most cases they resolve. However, the head circumference needs to be monitored to ensure adequate growth is occuring. A Maternal and Child Health Nurse should be consulted, and perhaps check the head circumference every three months or so. Nicole Carver

RE: [ozmidwifery] face presentation

2005-06-07 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi Emily, I believe mento anterior or chin facing mum's pubic bone can birth vaginally. Mento posterior the babe can't come around the curve of the pelvis. Theoretically, at least! Nicole. -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]On Behalf Of

RE: [ozmidwifery] sexual abuse and labour

2005-06-05 Thread Nicole Carver
, Iss 4 (April), pp 18-20. Regards, Nicole Carver. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 6:36 AM To: ozmidwifery@acegraphics.com.au Subject: [ozmidwifery] sexual abuse and labour could anyone point

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2005-06-02 Thread Nicole Carver
Hi, I am forwarding this info for anyone who might like to do some casual work at Cohuna Hospital (on the Murray River in Victoria). They are experiencing some difficulties covering all of their shifts. Nicole Carver Hi Nicole, Sue from On Times Nurses has asked me to send you the following re

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