vaccination

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

Malaria precautions while pregnant or breast feeding

Malaria and pregnancy If you are pregnant and planning to travel to a malaria-risk area, it would be best to

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

Eating well in pregnancy

Eating a nutritious and varied diet in pregnancy is the best way of caring for yourself and your baby. The

Water safety

In Australian waterways in the 12 months to 30 June 2017, 291 lives were lost to drowning. The drowning statistics

Motion sickness

Motion sickness, or travel sickness, is a common problem that affects many of us. You can feel motion sick on

Low-birth-weight babies

Babies are considered of low birth weight if they weigh less than 2500 g at birth. Low birth weight is

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