pregnancy

Diabetes and getting pregnant

Having a chronic condition such as diabetes (diabetes mellitus) means careful monitoring of your health at the best of times,

Preterm labour

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

Asthma, pregnancy and breastfeeding

Your asthma severity can change during pregnancy, so it’s a good idea to enlist the help of your doctor to

Should I get pregnant during the COVID era?

Dr Norman Swan, Physician and Journalist There’s more and more evidence coming out about whether or not there are real

Rhesus-negative blood and pregnancy

If you have rhesus negative (RhD-) blood and are pregnant, your fetus may be at risk of health problems caused

Does sleeping on your back increase chance of low birth weight?

Have you heard that sleeping on your side during the third trimester of pregnancy is important? Sleeping on your back

Antenatal care in Aboriginal communities

What is antenatal and postnatal care? Antenatal care is about getting care and support from your health care workers while

Falling pregnant again after still birth

Waiting a short time to conceive again after a stillbirth isn’t harmful for mother or baby, a new analysis finds.

Is there a link between caesareans and autism?

Caesarean births have been increasing all over the world – particularly elective caesareans. Around the world, the rate of caesareans

Should pregnant women be avoiding public gatherings?

Transcript We’re at the stage in the coronavirus epidemic, COVID-19 epidemic, where everybody should be avoiding gatherings of other people,

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