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Labour complications

Information on labour complications including a long labour, baby in an unusual position, concern about baby's condition, plus links to trusted resources.

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Pregnancy complications

Links to trusted information about pregnancy complications.

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Complications of diabetes

Over time persistent high blood glucose levels (BGLs) can damage the body’s organs causing 'diabetes-related complications'. Find out about complications of diabetes.

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Obesity at conception linked to pregnancy complications

Women should lose weight before getting pregnant if they're obese or overweight, experts say, as excess weight at conception is linked to pregnancy complications.

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Complications of asthma

Asthma can result in additional complications. Learn more about common asthma complications from the information and links to trusted resources on this page.

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Complications of haemorrhoids

Information on complications of haemorrhoids and plus links to trusted resources

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Complications of osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can result in additional complications. Find out about common problems from the information and resources on this page.

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Complications of melanoma

Trusted information on complications of melanoma, including post-treatment issues, check-ups and who to talk to.

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Why a diabetes test might be overdue for you

Diabetes is being diagnosed too late in many Australians, and by delaying a visit to the doctor they put themselves at risk of life-threatening health problems.

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Bleeding during pregnancy

Trusted information on bleeding during pregnancy including the causes and finding out the cause of the bleeding, plus links to trusted resources.

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Complications of GORD (reflux)

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is normally a fairly straightforward condition however for some, GORD can eventually lead to complications. Learn about complications of GORD.

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