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Discover more about health topics relevant to pregnant women and parents-to-be, such as pregnancy tests, morning sickness, pre-eclampsia and labour.
Learn about COVID-19 testing, including when to get tested, what test you should use and what to do if you test positive to COVID-19.
Understanding pathology tests
Find out what pathology tests are used for, the different types of tests, why they are important, how to prepare for them, and what the results mean.
Quick read: When and how to get a test
You should get tested if you have any COVID-19 symptoms, even if they’re mild. Here's what you need to know about PCR tests and rapid antigen tests (RATs).
Quick read: What to do if you have COVID
If you have no symptoms or mild symptoms, these are the steps you need to take and what you should do when you test positive to COVID.
Quick read: Prepare your home for COVID
If a household member tests positive for COVID-19, everyone in the home will need to take precautions straight away. Here are tips to help you get ready and stay safe.
Quick read: Your infectious period
Learn if you are still infectious while you are recovering from COVID-19, or if you are putting others at risk.
Routine antenatal tests
During pregnancy, you'll be offered a range of tests, including blood tests and ultrasound scans. Each test can tell you something about you and your baby’s health.
The human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test is usually used to confirm or monitor a pregnancy. It can be a blood or a urine test. Learn more here.
Planning for your pregnancy
If you are thinking about pregnancy, visit your doctor for a preconception consult to provide you with expert advice on planning your pregnancy.