Trudie McConnochie

Trudie McConnochie

Writer

Trudie McConnochie is a Sydney-based journalist who specialises in health, wellbeing and spirituality.
8 articles

Families


Articles by Trudie

Pregnant woman eating breakfast in bed Families

Foods to avoid when pregnant

Wondering what not to eat when pregnant? Here’s what you need to know.

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 25 Sep 17 Pregnancy
Woman has just given birth in a birthing pool Families

Water birth guide

Considering a water birth and wanting to know what is a water birth and what the benefits of water birth are? Here’s what you need to know.

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 25 Sep 17 Pregnancy
Woman reading a book Families

Pregnancy complications: What you need to know

Having a baby in Australia is usually safe, but there are problems that can arise when you’re expecting – we look at some common complications during… read more

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 22 Sep 17 Pregnancy
Mum holding her newborn baby in hospital Families

Natural birth guide

Wanting a natural childbirth? Be informed with our guide to giving birth naturally.

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 22 Sep 17 Pregnancy
Baby sleeping Families

Baby sleep cycles What you need to know

Understanding your baby’s sleep and wake cycles can help during what can be a trying (and tiring) time. Check out our guide on infant sleep cycles.

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 22 Sep 17 Babies
Pregnant woman holding her stomach Families

Bleeding during pregnancy

Bleeding or spotting during pregnancy can be distressing, yet it’s common and not necessarily a sign of problems with the baby. It’s estimated one in… read more

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 15 Sep 17 Pregnancy
Two mums are drinking orange juice out of champagne glasses Families

Alcohol and breastfeeding: What you need to know

After months of abstaining from alcohol during pregnancy, it’s natural to feel like a glass of bubbles is deserved, so let’s sort fact from fiction… read more

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 27 Jul 17 Babies
Baby touching his pregnant mum's belly Families

Can I have a vaginal birth after a caesarean?

Just because you had your first baby by caesarean, doesn’t necessarily mean all of your babies have to arrive the same way. Let’s explore whether you… read more

Trudie McConnochie
Trudie McConnochie 22 Jul 17 Pregnancy

Follow us on