pregnancy

Question: I am due to have my first baby and my midwife asked me if I would like to practise delayed cord clamping (DCC) when baby is born. What is DCC and what are the benefits for my baby?

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There are many misconceptions around what you can and can’t do in pregnancy. We sort out the facts from the myths.

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Pregnancy and early parenthood trigger a wide range of emotions. During pregnancy (the antenatal period) and in the year following childbirth (the postnatal period), it can sometimes be difficult to know whether your feelings of stress, worry, and anxiety are normal, or whether you are experiencing symptoms of an anxiety disorder.

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Question: I am six weeks pregnant with my first baby and when I had my routine blood tests it revealed I was rhesus negative. What does this mean for me and my baby

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The Midwife Check-in is a free and confidential telephone-based support program for pregnant women and new mums in Queensland. The goal of the program is to reduce the overall incidence of anxiety and depression

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New Program: Mums at Work

Mums at Work is a program to support pregnant and parenting women to ensure their transition back to work is a healthy and positive experience.

The journey from pregnancy to parenthood and return to work can be a juggle of emotions and practicalities. Whether you are newly pregnant, about to give birth, or are at home with a baby, you can access support.

Mums at Work is a program to support pregnant and parenting women to ensure their transition back to work is a healthy and positive experience.

The journey from pregnancy to parenthood and return to work can be a juggle of emotions and practicalities. Whether you are newly pregnant, about to give birth, or are at home with a baby, you can access support.

The prospective study, published in the journal Diabetes Care, investigated whether an unborn baby experiences overgrowth before a pregnant woman is diagnosed with gestational diabetes.

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Pregnancy is not always a time for glowing. Some women experience an increase in unusual symptoms during this time.

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Pap smears, what next? (webinar)

Two-yearly Pap smears will be replaced with a five-yearly HPV test. Listen to our webinar presented by Health Education Team leader Belinda Kippen and Cervical Clinical Nurse Consultant Lisa Peberdy as they discuss these changes.

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