Kathy Fray's MotherWise Podcasts

Kathy Fray's MotherWise Podcasts


Latest Episodes

Episode 09: WHAT YOU NEED TO BE THINKING AT 36 WEEKS PREGNANT
April 08, 2019

With birth very imminent, good Fetal Movements become very important. Learn what it is you need to know.Note: The 25-min full-version of WHAT YOU NEED TO BE THINKING AT 36 WEEKS’ GESTATION also includes the...

Episode 08: WHAT YOU NEED TO BE DOING AT 34-35 WEEKS PREGNANT
April 01, 2019

With birth imminent, following is a To Do List to get ticked off, including: Labour-Birth Support people finalization, Birth-Plan decisions including Vitamin-K & any Cultural/Religious traditions, Postnatal Care-Plan including Home-Help.

Episode 07: WHAT YOU NEED TO BE DOING AT 30-32 WEEKS PREGNANT
March 25, 2019

A quick overview of the To Do List for this gestation that should be Ticked Off before you get to 33-34 weeks, including Completing the self-check Questionnaire, Having a copy of the free Organic Birth guide, Reading the OH BABY chapter on ...

Episode 06: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AT 29-31 WEEEKS PREGNANT
March 18, 2019

A quick overview list of all those pieces of knowledge you need to know preferably before 32-weeks Gestation, including Optimal positioning, Maternal exercise minimums, APGAR scores, Maternal post-birth checks, Unwell babies, Anaesthetic review, lat...

HOW "OH BABY" CAME TO BE (NZ BabyShow Interview)
March 15, 2019

On today’s episode is a Radio interview chatting about how the best-selling book "OH BABY...Birth, Babies and Motherhood Uncensored" came to be and talking about an upcoming NZ BabyShow.

BIRTH SUPPORT PERSON(s) - WHO DO YOU NEED?
March 14, 2019

Partner?..... Doula?....... Additional Birth Support people? Who should you have attending your Birth??? After catching hundreds of babies, and witnessing hundreds of 'dynamics' when it comes to childbirth attendees, I have f...

VITAMIN-K FOR NEWBORNS: GOOD OR BAD
March 13, 2019

Pediatricians have recommended for a long time that all Newborns receive Vitamin-K at birth. But what the heck is it really all about? And is there any genuine controversy? On today’s episode, I help you make sense of it all....

DELAYED CORD CLAMPING - THE GOOD, BAD & UGLY
March 12, 2019

Women asking their Midwife/Obstetrician to delay the clamping of their baby's umbilical cord has become so "on trend" now. But is it really that critical and are the benefits substantial? On today’s episode, let me clear the ...

Episode 05: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AT THE BEGINNING OF YOUR 3rd TRIMESTER
March 11, 2019

On today’s episode is an overview of the Signs & Symptoms of Pre-Eclampsia, plus the Big List of topics you need to know about at the beginning of your 3rd Trimester of Pregnancy.Note: The 25-min full-version of WHAT YOU...

Episode 04: WHAT YOU NEED TO DO & KNOW AT 20-24 WEEKS GESTATION
March 04, 2019

So you're "over half-way" in your pregnancy now? Well, get your pen and paper out, because today I will give you quite the To Do List of things you need to be doing and knowing about at 20-24 weeks gestation.Note: The 25-min...