There are many reasons someone might choose to terminate a pregnancy. Counselling can help you understand your options. Learn about the process.
Breastfeeding your baby
Breastfeeding provides all the nutrition your baby needs during their first 6 months of life. Find out all you need to know about breastfeeding.
Giving birth - contractions
Contractions are the tightening of the muscles in your uterus. They tend to become longer, stronger and more frequent as your labour progresses.
An ectopic pregnancy is when a pregnancy implants outside your womb, usually in a fallopian tube. Read about ectopic pregnancy symptoms and treatment.
Learn about the causes, risk factors and potential complications of gestational diabetes, when during pregnancy it occurs, and how it can be managed.
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone that is found in your urine and blood when you're pregnant. Find out more about hCG here.
The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test is usually used to confirm or monitor a pregnancy. It can be a blood or a urine test. Learn more here.
If you have urinary incontinence (trouble controlling your bladder), a lifestyle change or treatment may be all that’s needed to cure or improve it.
Medicines during pregnancy
Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.
Morning sickness is a feeling of nausea or the experience of vomiting during pregnancy. Find out what you can do to relieve it.
Pelvic floor exercises
Pelvic floor exercises help to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor which come under great strain in pregnancy and childbirth.
Placenta praevia is a condition where the placenta is lying low and may cover the cervix. In some cases, a caesarean is necessary.
Planning for your pregnancy
If you are thinking about pregnancy, visit your doctor for a preconception consult to provide you with expert advice on planning your pregnancy.
Many women experience the 'baby blues' after pregnancy, but when feelings persist beyond these early days, it may be a sign of depression.
Pre-eclampsia is a condition that affects some pregnant women usually during the second half of pregnancy or immediately after delivery.