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Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, which attacks the cells in the pancreas which produce insulin. Insulin is required

Contraception: natural family planning

What is natural family planning? Natural family planning is a form of birth control that involves abstaining from having sex

Tips for a lifetime of healthy teeth

Tips for a lifetime of healthy teeth

For some reason, in this age of holistic health, we tend to ignore the fact that our teeth are part

Down syndrome

What is Down syndrome? Down syndrome is a disorder of our genetic material and currently is the most common cause

Fish oil in pregnancy may reduce asthma in kids

Asthma and wheezing disorders are common in children. It’s estimated that asthma affects one in 9 or ten Australian children

Contraception: diaphragms

A diaphragm – a soft circular silicone rubber dome that a woman inserts high into her vagina – is a

SIDS: frequently asked questions

What is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)? SIDS is ‘the sudden and unexpected death of an infant under one year

Massaging the pain out of labour

Labour is a painful experience for most women, however there are options available to assist with pain relief. These range

Preterm labour

What is preterm labour? Going into labour before your 37th week of pregnancy is called preterm labour, or premature labour.

SIDS: reducing the risk

Research has found some important ways to reduce the risk of sudden infant death and create a safe sleeping environment

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