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Your natural birth choices

Many women want a natural birth – or at least as natural as possible. But what you might consider a ‘natural’ birth might be very different to what your doctor, friend or sister might consider a natural birth.

6 Ways to Treat Morning Sickness

It’s very common for women to experience morning sickness during pregnancy, and if it’s happening to you right now, you’re not alone.

How to Reduce Stress When You’re Trying to Conceive

Deciding to have a baby is one of the most exciting times of your life, but when yet another month passes without a positive result, the excitement inevitably starts to fade.

When can I find out my baby's sex?

Finding out your baby’s sex is one of the most exciting steps in your pregnancy journey. And newer technologies mean you can find out as early as 11 weeks.

Your Pre-Pregnancy Check-Up: What You Need to Know

The decision to have a baby is one of the most exciting and life-altering choices you’ll ever make. By planning ahead, you’ll have ample opportunity to get yourself in the best possible position for a healthy pregnancy.

I’m Pregnant. What Should I Do Next?

Congratulations – you’re pregnant!

If you’ve just found out, you’re probably at least four weeks along already. You might be going through a range of emotions: joy, fear, relief or disbelief. These are all normal reactions and you should allow yourself some time to adjust.

Now, the question is what do you need to do next?

Should You Choose the Hospital or an Obstetrician First?

Discovering you’re pregnant is an exciting and exhilarating time. It can feel like there are so many things to do but among the very first should be choosing a hospital and booking in to see an obstetrician.

Will Cervical Abnormalities Affect My Future Pregnancy?

You’ve got the results back from your Pap smear and it says you have abnormal cervical cells. No doubt you’re flooded with lots of questions and emotions: Do I have cancer? Is it treatable? Will it affect me falling pregnant? Can I carry a baby to full term?

What Should You Include in Your Birth Plan?

Pregnancy and the birthing process can be overwhelming — especially for a first-time mother. Being able to plan a little and decide what you want during such an important and emotional time can be reassuring. This is where a birth plan comes in handy.

5 complications during pregnancy

5 complications that can develop during pregnancy

The serious health complications that can develop during pregnancy.