How to avoid the dreaded sugar crash this Easter

Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate Happy Easter everybunny! And what is Easter without a little – or a lot – of chocolate? However, there’s a dark side to it all… Easter = Chocolate = Possible sugar crash! Before you make the pledge to avoid chocolate at all costs, here are threeContinue reading “How to avoid the dreaded sugar crash this Easter”

Son of a midwife

By Jack Schmidt Growing up, I was surrounded by health professionals: my mother was a midwife, my father was a pharmacist and now my sister is a nurse in training, working part-time in aged care. They’re all wonderful, hard-working people – nurturing, compassionate and caring. Baby Jack Having health workers for parents has had itsContinue reading “Son of a midwife”

15 magical images of unborn animals in their mothers’ wombs

How amazing is this? This series, produced by Peter Chinn for National Geographic, uses 3D ultrasound scans, computer graphics and nano cameras to create breathtaking images of unborn animals in their mother’s wombs. 15 Unborn Animals In Their Mothers’ Wombs Are Simply Magical!

Elephant Midwifery

karamariaananda: Elephants in the wild have midwives who surround them in a circle during their labor, protecting the pregnant mother and swaying along with the laboring elephant. The elephant midwives may care for the pregnant elephants throughout their long gestation of 21-22 months, in labor, and through infancy. In labor, the elephant midwives may strokeContinue reading “Elephant Midwifery”