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  1. Pregnancy - bleeding problems

    09 Jul 2019

    Bleeding from the vagina in early pregnancy happens in almost one in four pregnancies...

  2. Postnatal depression (PND)

    30 May 2019

    Postnatal depression can happen either a few days or weeks after the birth, with a slow or sudden onset...

  3. Ectopic pregnancy

    12 Apr 2019

    Ectopic pregnancy is caused by a fertilised egg not being able to move through the fallopian tube...

  4. Pregnancy and smoking

    12 Feb 2019

    Smoking while pregnant exposes a woman and her unborn child to an increased risk of health problems...

  5. Pregnancy and diet

    19 Nov 2018

    Good nutrition during pregnancy can help to keep you and your developing baby healthy...

  6. Alcohol and pregnancy

    09 Nov 2018

    There’s no safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. It’s safest to not drink at all during pregnancy, when trying to conceive, and while breastfeeding...

  7. Molar pregnancy

    01 Aug 2018

    Most molar pregnancies are diagnosed when bleeding early in pregnancy prompts an ultrasound scan...

  8. Pregnancy - obstetric emergencies

    06 Jul 2018

    An obstetric emergency may arise when a woman is pregnant, or during her delivery.In this case, extra care is needed. A woman may need a lot of tests and treatments, and extended hospital stays. She...

  9. Pregnancy - pre-eclampsia

    31 May 2018

    There is no evidence that pre-eclampsia is caused by emotional stress, working too hard or not getting enough rest...

  10. Placental abruption

    06 Jun 2017

    Placental abruption means the placenta has detached from the wall of the uterus, starving the baby of oxygen and nutrients...