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Birth

Links to our information partners' articles about childbirth options.

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Pain relief during labour

Learn about the different ways to relieve pain during childbirth, and how your support person can help you.

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Contractions

Contractions are a sign that labour is starting, and they will help push your baby down.

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Labour complications

Even if you’re healthy and well prepared for childbirth, there’s always a chance of unexpected problems. Learn more about labour complications.

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Birthing options

Information about birthing options from leading Australian health organisations.

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Pregnancy

Discover more about health topics relevant to pregnant women and parents-to-be, such as pregnancy tests, morning sickness, pre-eclampsia and labour.

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Bladder prolapse

A prolapsed bladder develops when the bladder bulges into a woman’s vaginal wall. This can cause problems for some women, but treatments are available.

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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.

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Oxytocin

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.

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Painful sex for women

Experiencing pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common, but in some cases there is an underlying cause.

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