COVID-19 Update – Practice Adjustments

A letter from our team To our wonderful POGS parents: We wanted to inform you directly about the adjustments to our practice we have made, due to the current situation we are all facing. At POGS, we have decided to divide up into “teams”. This means each team will only work on certain days, to avoid […]

COVID-19 Update – Can I have my partner in the birthing suite?

📣 An important note to our beautiful mama’s to be 📣 We know that being pregnant during a pandemic is a stressful time for you. With reports from the media adding to the uncertainty and your distress, we wanted to clarify things for you regarding having your partner in the birthing suite. Partners ARE ALLOWED […]

HOW TO: Prevent Diaper Rash

It’s common for babies to develop some diaper rash, but keep these tips in mind if you want to prevent and help heal it! Change your baby’s diapers often and right after bowel movements. Be gentle when cleaning the area, as wiping or rubbing vigorously can further irritate the diaper rash. Use an ointment to […]

HOW TO: Simplify the first month with a newborn

If you’re a first time parent, having a newborn can be extremely daunting! However there are some tips and tricks you can put into place to ensure you stay organised and calm throughout the first 4 weeks, and here are just a few: You and your partner should try to make a rough plan for […]

How do I know if my baby is getting enough breastmilk?

We understand it is difficult for breastfeeding mothers to know exactly how much milk their baby is getting with each feed. However, with time and growing confidence you will be able to look for subtle signs that your baby is getting enough milk! Signs that your baby is getting enough breast milk: Your baby is […]

COVID-19 Control & Prevention

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Control & Prevention Please help us protect our staff, patients & visitors. If you are feeling unwell or have respiratory infection symptoms such as: Sore throat Fever Cough Runny nose Diarrhoea Or if a close friend or relative has returned from overseas in the past 14 days, we ask you to please […]