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Dilatation and curettage
Dilatation (also known as dilation) and curettage is a process which scrapes tissue from the inside of the womb, used to diagnose and treat conditions and after a miscarriage.
Warning signs during pregnancy
Most changes in your body are likely to be a normal part of pregnancy, but some signs may indicate things are not going well. Learn how to recognise them and know when you should seek help.
An abortion (or termination) is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so it does not result in the birth of a baby.
Follow the links below to find out more about diethylstilboestrol (DES), a synthetic form of oestrogen.
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of blood clots and pregnancy complications. Learn more here.
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone that can be detected in your urine and blood when you're pregnant.
Good fertility health
Your age and your health can affect your chances of falling pregnant. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle may help you improve your fertility.
If your thyroid becomes overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism), you may experience a range of health problems — learn more here.
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.
Fifth disease (Slapped cheek disease)
Fifth disease or 'slapped cheek disease' is a mild viral illness marked by a red rash that makes children’s cheeks look like they’ve been slapped