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  1. Homebirth

    09 Mar 2016

    Having a baby at home can be an option for pregnant women who are healthy, have a low-risk pregnancy and live close to a hospital in case the birth does not go to plan...

  2. Alcohol and other drug education programs

    17 Feb 2016

    Alcohol and other drug education programs aim to delay, reduce or prevent people’s use of alcohol and other drugs...

  3. Adoption, surrogacy and fostering

    16 Feb 2016

    When an infant becomes part of your family through adoption, foster care, surrogacy or other arrangements, there are laws and legal agreements that will outline your rights and responsibilities as a...

  4. First weeks after birth

    16 Feb 2016

    Use help and advice from family, friends and healthcare services to stay healthy, happy and well supported during the first few weeks after childbirth...

  5. First days after birth

    16 Feb 2016

    The first few days after giving birth are a time for resting, looking after yourself and learning about your baby...

  6. Specialised care for your baby

    16 Feb 2016

    If your baby is sick at birth or born too early (premature) they will be cared for in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN) by highly experienced medical and nursing...

  7. Twins and multiple births

    16 Feb 2016

    Multiple births are more common than they used to be, due to the increased use of assisted reproductive techniques, in particular the use of fertility drugs. Older women are more likely to have a...

  8. Overdue babies

    16 Feb 2016

    Only about five per cent of pregnant women actually give birth on the exact date they are due...

  9. Developing a birth plan

    16 Feb 2016

    A birth plan is a written summary of your preferences for when you are in labour and giving birth...

  10. Tests, scans and checks - pregnancy and labour

    16 Feb 2016

    Tests can confirm your pregnancy and also monitor your baby's development in the womb...