Pain relief during labour
Learn about the different ways to relieve pain during childbirth, and how your support person can help you.
Contractions are a sign that labour is starting, and they will help push your baby down.
Even if you’re healthy and well prepared for childbirth, there’s always a chance of unexpected problems. Learn more about labour complications.
Trusted information about birthing options from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on c section, birthing types.
Trusted information about birth from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on epidural for child birth.
Discover more about health topics relevant to pregnant women and parents-to-be, such as pregnancy tests, morning sickness, pre-eclampsia and labour.
Health and wellbeing apps
Browse our selection of healthcare apps from our trusted information partners.
Maternity care in Australia
If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, find out what care, support and services may be available to you in Australia.
Oxytocin is a hormone that makes you feel love and trust. Understand the role of oxytocin and find out if you can adjust the levels of this hormone in your body.
Painful sex for women
Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.