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Do Babies Really Need To Be Induced To Ensure They Are Born?

Labour induction is occurring at rates between 25-50% of all births in many high income countries. Why do many babies need to be induced? Read More


Is Routine Testing For Gestational Diabetes Necessary?

Gestational diabetes diagnosis is increasing every year, but not all care providers agree it should be a routine part of pregnancy testing. Find out more Read More

Improving Birth Room Design – The Pros And Cons

Australian hospitals aim to reduce the number of medical interventions by improving the environment in which women give birth. Hospitals around the country are moving away… Read More


How Do I Choose A Care Provider?

Choosing your care provider will be one of the most important decisions you will make. Here are 5 ways to make the right choice for you. Read More


Is Pushing During Labour Necessary?

The second stage of labour is usually when women are ready to get things over with and meet their baby. But is pushing really necessary? Read More

The Question All Pregnant And New Mothers Should Ask Their Care Providers

One of the hardest things as a mother is knowing what advice to trust. Pregnant and new mamas should always ask this question of their care providers Read More


Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding In Newborns – What You Need To Know

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding in newborns is a rare but serious complication. This article covers the risks and benefits of the prophylaxis offered at birth Read More

Vitamin K And Newborns – Everything You Need To Know

Routine vitamin K injection - necessary or not? This article looks at vitamin K and whether newborns are really deficient in this important nutrient. Read More




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