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Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is when a pregnancy implants outside your womb, usually in a fallopian tube. Read about ectopic pregnancy symptoms and treatment.

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Warning signs during pregnancy

Many changes to your body during pregnancy are normal, but some signs may indicate complications. Learn to recognise them and seek help if necessary.

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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of blood clots and pregnancy complications. Learn more here.

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hCG levels

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.

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Why women need iodine – and how to get more of it (hint: ice cream)

More than 4 in 10 women could be deficient in iodine, a mineral needed in pregnancy for healthy brain development in babies, reports the University of Sydney.

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Dilatation and curettage

Dilatation (or dilation) and curettage (D&C) is a procedure to remove tissue from inside your womb. Find out more about D&C and when it’s done.

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Mumps

Mumps is a contagious viral infection, most common in children between 5 and 15 years. These days it’s rare thanks to effective immunisation.

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Supporting Red Nose Day saves little lives

Every day in Australia, 9 infants or children die suddenly and unexpectedly. The aim of Red Nose Day is to reduce this number to zero. Here's how you can help.

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Graves' disease

In this autoimmune condition, the thyroid gland in the neck produces too much thyroid hormone that can cause tremor, anxiety, a racing heart, goitre and bulging eyes.

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Thyroid problems

If your thyroid becomes overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism), you may experience a range of health problems — learn more here.

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