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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.
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.
Information about birthing options from leading Australian health organisations.
Discover more about health topics relevant to pregnant women and parents-to-be, such as pregnancy tests, morning sickness, pre-eclampsia and labour.
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.
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.
Group B streptococcal disease
Group B streptococcal disease is a bacterial infection. A mother can pass it to her baby during childbirth, and if not treated it can be serious. Learn more.
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.