Hello there! Welcome to Mid North Midwifery – I’m so glad you’re here and I’d love to tell you about myself. I am a Registered Midwife with over a decade of experience working with Mothers, Babies and Families. All of that time has been spent working within the hospital system, in a variety of areas …

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What is Acuneedling?

Acuneedling is simply acupuncture administered by a Midwife during pregnancy, birth and the early postpartum period. Acuneedling is a safe, gentle and effective treatment which has been used within Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. I first discovered this treatment in my second pregnancy when I was suffering with headaches and migraines. After …

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TENS for labour and birth

What on earth is a TENS Machine? A TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve stimulation) machine is a method of pain relief using a mild electrical current. TENS machines can be used for many different types of pain, but they are especially helpful for labour pain. I was introduced to TENS for pain relief during my Midwifery …

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