Using Technology to Get You Healthier

About Me

Using Technology To Get You Healthier

Changing your diet and doing more exercise are the two best ways to lose weight. But, that doesn't mean that you can't take advantage of technology to help you lose the kilos. From activity trackers to the latest in exercise equipment, my blog is all about how best to use technology to take your weight loss efforts to a new level. There are so many apps, devices and techniques which target weight loss, the choice of where to begin is overwhelming. But, my blog posts will make all the techno mumbo-jumbo easier to understand, so you can decide how to make technology work best for you.


Latest Posts

What Conditions Can a Gastroenterologist Help With?
29 December 2023

Many people are not aware of what a gastroenterolo

Treating Prostate Cancer with Surgery, Radiation and Hormone Therapy
21 August 2023

Cancer is a devastating disease, especially when i

Four Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Your Back Pain
23 February 2023

Having back pain, whatever the cause and type of p

How Your Health Centre Can Support Your Wellness Goals
24 August 2022

Wellness refers to the choices you make and activi

When Spinning Becomes Too Much of a Good Thing
11 April 2022

Spin bikes are all the rage and one of Australia's

Why A Good Obstetrician Can Make Your Pregnancy Fly By

Being pregnant is one of the most important and beautiful things anyone can go through in their life. However, when you are actually pregnant yourself, this incredible time of your life can feel like torture. From sickness to cramping and all the uncomfortable body aches and pains, it can feel like your little baby is intent on causing you as much pain as possible. Luckily there are people who are trained to help you through this, and that is why it is so important you find yourself a good obstetrician to guide you through this tumultuous period. 

What Does An Obstetrician Actually Do?

It is not a specialty you are likely to encounter outside of being pregnant, and so many people are confused as to the role an obstetrician plays in the pregnancy. Generally speaking, obstetricians are doctors that are primarily focused with your antenatal and postnatal care, or in other words, they deal with you during and a bit after your pregnancy. Any questions or quandaries you may have should go through them, and they will be especially important in pregnancies that have any complications. While many people do not have much contact with an obstetrician until the birth, having your own personal obstetrician that you can contact can be very important to a healthy and worry-free pregnancy.

What Do They Do During Your Pregnancy?

During your pregnancy, an obstetrician is helpful in answering your questions related to the various aches and pains that come from being pregnant as well as helping you devise a plan to be more comfortable. This can include giving you advice on foods to eat, directing you towards helpful tests and checkups, and even prescribing medication if necessary. The obstetrician can also check for any unknown diseases you might have that could cause problems in a birth, such as diabetes or heart conditions. They will do everything they possibly can to ensure your birth is smooth, you and your baby are healthy, and that you recuperate well. 

How To Find A Good Obstetrician

If you have private health insurance, there are many capable obstetricians that you will be able to choose from. Finding a good one is a bit like finding the right glove; you don't really know until you meet with them and see if you get along, but when you do find the right one, the fit will be perfect. Ideally they should come highly recommended, and many people get suggested obstetricians from their friends or family who know someone. All you need to look for is someone with the right qualifications, good experience, and most importantly, someone that you get along with well and shares your enthusiasm for this birth.