Maternity Care

The arrival of a new baby is challenging for most families, as infants require care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during their first 3-6months. Having a new baby can become even more challenging when combined with: • The mother's physical recovery from the rigours of pregnancy and childbirth, including traumatic/surgical birth experiences • The adjustment of first-time parents learning the essential skills of baby care and coping with broken sleep • Premature / special-care babies, multiple births or an unsettled infant