Thrive Perinatal Home Visits are most popular for mothers with new babies, however Dr Miranda Bradley provides all of the following perinatal services:
Optimising health pre-pregnancy, health & fertility advice, vitamin supplementation, blood tests & genetic screening, fertility specialist referral if indicated.
New pregnancy consultation
Confirmation of pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy options counselling & care, coordination of blood tests, genetic screening options & scans if relevant, advice and referral to chosen antenatal care provider.
Pregnancy wellness consultation
Sometimes women have health concerns during pregnancy, or sometimes just want to spend a little more time with a health professional having their questions answered.
Perinatal mental health
Assessment and further management of any mental health concerns during and after pregnancy. Providing mental health care to women who feel they may need some extra support before and after their baby is born.
Preparing for birth and parenting
Nothing can quite prepare women for those first few weeks and months after birth commonly known as the "4th Trimester." This is an opportunity to have tailor-made medical advice to help prepare you for this time.
Preparing for breastfeeding
For women who wish to breastfeed, Dr Miranda Bradley has substantial experience in lactation and can assist with medical advice, tips and techniques to help you get the best start.
3-week postnatal wellness check
Waiting until the "6-week check" is often too long for many mums and babies. This is an opportunity to assess you and your baby's health and recovery, address any feeding concerns early on, and also manage any other physical or emotional health concerns.
6-week mum & baby check
Baby: full 6-week health assessment & physical examination, manage and address health concerns.
Mum: Assess recovery from birth, address health concerns, discuss contraception. Especially important for women who have not had this check with a private Obgyn.
Postnatal contraception advice
All women are different with regards to when they will need contraception again after birth. Do be aware that women can still get pregnant when breastfeeding, even if their period has not yet returned.
Mum or baby health concerns
A consultation to address any medical concerns about your baby in the first 12 months of life. Also an opportunity to address any of mum's postnatal health concerns.
Mother & baby breastfeeding consultations & other feeding issues
Includes medical review and advice about breastfeeding issues, bottle feeding issues, pumping and expressing issues, introduction to solids and weaning. Dr Miranda assists women to breastfeed using the "Possums Gestalt" approach.
Preventative health and
How to know your baby is unwell, what to do, when to seek help, what vaccines are available on the routine schedule and as optional extras, and any other preventative health questions you may have.
Any other pregnancy or new mum/baby related queries!
If you have any other questions or concerns about you or your baby's health, get in touch!