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  1. Pregnancy - unplanned

    11 May 2018

    When a woman does not want to become a parent, her pregnancy options may include abortion or adoption...

  2. Foster care, permanent care and adoptive parent support services

    18 Apr 2018

    Provides an overview of the financial and family support services available to foster carers, families providing permanent care and adoptive parents...

  3. Medical terms and definitions during pregnancy and birth

    14 Mar 2018

    Like all areas of medicine, pregnancy and childbirth has a number of specialised terms, many of which you will hear during your own pregnancy and labour and the birth of your baby...

  4. Records and paperwork for maternal health care and babies

    01 Mar 2018

    When you are having a baby in Victoria, there are various records and other documents that need to be accessed, created or completed...

  5. Pregnancy and birth care options

    28 Feb 2018

    Pregnant women in Victoria can choose who will care for them during their pregnancy, where they would like to give birth and how they would like to deliver their baby...

  6. First days after birth

    18 Feb 2018

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

  7. Children and health services

    18 Feb 2018

    There is a range of subsidised and free health services, including services for mental health and dental health, available for children in Victoria...

  8. First weeks after birth

    18 Feb 2018

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

  9. Pregnancy and birthing services for different language or cultural needs

    18 Feb 2018

    If you are pregnant and have specific cultural or language needs, the first step is to notify your local maternity hospital about your requirements...

  10. Tests, scans and checks - pregnancy and labour

    15 Feb 2018

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