Kathy Fray's MotherWise Podcasts

Kathy Fray's MotherWise Podcasts


Latest Episodes

Episode 18: POST-NATAL EP 07 - WEEK4-5 A MONTH GONE BY
July 22, 2019

Well they're only Neonates (newborns) for the first 6 weeks - so what are the things you need to know now, and very soon?On todays episode is all about: Mother and Baby's Well-beingMOTHER:Your overall heal...

Episode 17: POST-NATAL EP 06 - DAY20-21 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BY THIS TIME WITH YOU AND YOUR BABY
July 15, 2019

On today’s episode is an overview about what you need to know by time with you and your baby including:MOTHER:Breastfeeding feeling like successfully establishing, breasts softening & nipples improving

Episode 16: POST-NATAL EP 05 - DAY10-14 WHAT IS NORMAL FOR YOUR BABY AT THIS STAGE
July 09, 2019

On today’s episode is an overview about what is normal for your baby this two weeks after birth including: Back to birth weight by day 10-14, 8-11 plus Wet diapers daily, Frequent or Infrequent poos (for exclusively Breastmilk fed Babies), 200g (7oz...

Episode 15: POST-NATAL EP 04 - DAY5-7 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BY THE END OF THE FIRST WEEK
July 01, 2019

It’s nearly the end of the first week and what an intense week it has been! On today’s episode is more information about Maternal and Neonatal well being including: MATERNAL:Last BP ch...

Episode 14: POST-NATAL EP 03 - DAY3-4 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AT THIS STAGE POSTPARTUM
June 24, 2019

It is such a unique time when the baby is over two days old, but your full-milk hasn't yet fully arrived - and of course, there are lots to know about on this steep learning curve!  MATERNAL:Blues ending > ...

Episode 13: POST-NATAL EP 02 - DAY2 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AT 40-70 HOURS POSTNATAL
June 17, 2019

On today’s episode, is all about MATERNAL WELL-BEING: BP Temp & Pulse; Lochia vaginal bleeding; Womb fundal height; pending Baby Blues; and Discussing when “clinically ready for discharge” (Goal: Successful establishment of Breastfeedin...

Episode 12: POST-NATAL EP 01 - DAY1 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE FIRST 24 HOURS
June 03, 2019

On today’s episode, is all about the things that you need to know in the first 24 hours with your baby including Maternal General Maternal Wellbeing Assessments (labor-birth debrief, uterine involution, blood-loss, perineum, breasts, sutures, nutrit...

Episode 11: WHAT OCCURS ONCE OVERDUE AT OVER 40 WEEKS PREGNANT
April 22, 2019

Understanding the normal things that occur at 40-42 Week’s Gestation including 41-Week Postdates Scan (including Dopplers & BPP), CTG (cardiotocogram) fetal traces, Stretch’n’Sweep Vaginal Exams, Induction vs Spontaneous.Not...

BONDING WITH BABY - HONEY DID YOU PACK THE SUPERGLUE?!
April 17, 2019

"Bonding" with your baby is actually a relatively new Term in the history of maternity-newborn health - but it has also lead to another term: "Poor Bonding" - argh. Bonding is actually an unfolding process. Here I explain it all, ta...

Episode 10: SO READY TO GO INTO LABOR AT 37-40 WEEKS PREGNANT
April 15, 2019

Know your Signs and Symptoms of established Active Labor, and the Signs and Symptoms of concerning Abnormal Labor.Resources I Important Links: