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How to deal with postpartum haemorrhoids
How to deal with postpartum haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids are a normal and common complaint during pregnancy and after giving birth, especially after vaginal deliveries. They’re swollen veins inside your rectum or around your anus, and...

29 Jul 2022

Pregnancy cravings – what do they mean?
Pregnancy cravings – what do they mean?

Why do Hollywood movies often portray pregnant women craving pickles and ice-cream in the middle of the night? Is there any truth to it, and why do women have pregnancy cravings in the first?...

21 Jul 2022

5 natural energy boosters during pregnancy
5 natural energy boosters during pregnancy

Was overwhelming tiredness one of the first signs you were pregnant? You can thank your hormones for that (they’re usually responsible for most unwanted side-effects as a woman!). The rise in...

22 Jun 2022

How to support your child’s gut microbiome
How to support your child’s gut microbiome

It is no understatement that a happy gut means a happy tummy. Research has revolutionised our understanding of the relationship between gut and brain health, and it’s proven that nurturing your...

14 Jun 2022

When to have a second baby – 5 questions that will help you decide
When to have a second baby – 5 questions that will help you decide

When is the right time to try for a second baby? What’s the ideal gap between kids? We help you to figure this out with the following five questions you need to ask yourself when reaching this...

01 Apr 2022

What is genetic counselling during pregnancy?
What is genetic counselling during pregnancy?

Genetic counselling during pregnancy involves talking about an inherited condition with someone who is qualified and has specialist training in genetics and counselling. Genetic counsellors...

29 Nov 2021

A quick guide to COVID-19 vaccines in Australia
A quick guide to COVID-19 vaccines in Australia

Australia’s coronavirus vaccinations program is set to kick off next month. Here we provide a quick guide to what everyone can expect. When will the vaccine be administered? The vaccine...

18 Jan 2021

Common pregnancy discomforts
Common pregnancy discomforts

Pregnancy is amazing...except when it's not. It's a time of great change in your body, and sometimes those changes can cause discomfort, which can be concerning, particularly if it’s your first...

29 Sep 2020

Toxic household products to avoid during pregnancy
Toxic household products to avoid during pregnancy

On the whole, it’s safe to use chemical products during pregnancy, but it’s always good to take some precautions. Anything possibly harmful, or ‘toxic’, to you or your growing baby is...

24 Jun 2020

Top lifestyle tips for a healthy pregnancy
Top lifestyle tips for a healthy pregnancy

If you’re pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, you’ll need to make some changes to your lifestyle to keep you and your developing baby as healthy as possible. You probably already...

08 May 2020

Study proves Sleeping on Back during Pregnancy increases risk of Stillbirth
Study proves Sleeping on Back during Pregnancy increases risk of Stillbirth

Sleeping on your side during the last trimester of pregnancy reduces the risk of stillbirth by more than half, regardless of which side you sleep, according to a new international study. The...

03 Apr 2019

Affordable ways to keep active during pregnancy
Affordable ways to keep active during pregnancy

In this day and age, most women know that keeping active during pregnancy is a positive thing. There are a multitude of benefits of maintaining gentle exercise and keeping your body moving as...

01 Oct 2018

The Ins and Outs of Iron in Pregnancy
The Ins and Outs of Iron in Pregnancy

Iron is one of the most important minerals you need to maintain in pregnancy. Your pregnancy supplement will have iron included in it, but for some women it’s not enough. At some stage in their...

27 Jun 2018

Morning Sickness? These Breakfasts Might Help
Morning Sickness? These Breakfasts Might Help

Morning sickness is the pits; there’s no point sugar coating it. Waking up every single day feeling like you're on a boat, or worse like you've been out all night on “the sauce” (when you...

15 Jun 2018

New Prediction Test for Pre-eclampsia
New Prediction Test for Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a relatively, common but very dangerous condition that occurs in some pregnancies. It occurs in around one percent of all pregnancies and if undetected and untreated it can...

07 May 2018

Mental Health Assessments Available to Pregnant Women
Mental Health Assessments Available to Pregnant Women

The Federal Government have announced that pregnant women will have access to mental health assessments during pregnancy and after giving birth funded by Medicare. The Australian Medical...

29 Aug 2017

Low-dose Aspirin Used to Treat Pre-Eclampsia
Low-dose Aspirin Used to Treat Pre-Eclampsia

Researchers at Melbourne’s royal Women’s Hospital have found that early intervention with the use of low-dose aspirin can help prevent pre-eclampsia for women who may be high-risk for the...

24 May 2017

Pregnancy Beauty Routine – What’s Safe and What’s Not?
Pregnancy Beauty Routine – What’s Safe and What’s Not?

There are so many do's and don'ts in pregnancy. Here, we clarify some of those associated with your pregnancy beauty routine. Day-to-day Hair & Make Up You should be able to continue with...

23 Feb 2016

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