Pregnancy, Birth and Baby For Thinking Women & Men

We’re passionate about women and men feeling informed, confident and prepared for pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

A safe birth is at the top of every expectant parent’s wish list.

And a happy, healthy baby is at the top of every parent’s wish list!

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Because we know you’ll want to make the very best decisions for your body, and your baby.

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Our writing team will always share what you really need to know from pregnancy to parenthood, without the fluff.

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Listeria and Pregnancy – What You Need To Know About Listeria

Listeria infection or listeriosis, is an illness which can be contracted by eating food contaminated with bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes. Find out the symptoms to look out for and what you can and can’t eat to protect yourself against listeria bacteria. Read More


Waterbirth – The Benefits of Waterbirth

In a survey, waterbirth mothers were asked: “Would you consider giving birth again in water?” Over 1500 surveys were collected: only one woman that answered no. Read More

15 Common Side Effects During Pregnancy

During pregnancy you might experience all sorts of ailments or side effects. Here’s 16 of them – with some suggestions of how you can get relief. Read More


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Pregnancy – Preparing for Pregnancy

The unpredictability of the course of MS is definitely the most challenging aspect of the disease. No one with MS can predict with certainty how they will be from one month to the next. So the decision about whether or not to have a baby may become even more difficult for a person with MS than it generally is. Read More


Semen Analysis – A Guide To Semen Analysis

A semen analysis is an important diagnostic tool for investigation of male fertility. Find out more about a semen analysis. Read More

PCOS – What Is PCOS? (PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive disorder characterised by multiple cystic growths on the ovaries. Find out more here. Read More


Fertility After 40 & Menopause

The number of couples in their late 30’s and 40’s attempting pregnancy is increasing. Currently 13% of patients at Monash IVF are aged 40 or over. It is common to delay starting a family for a number of reasons Read More

Male Infertility – What Causes Male Infertility?

Male infertility is very common. Read about the common causes of male infertility. Read More


IVF and Infertility – Causes, Risk and IVF Success

IVF is an option for couples who are experiencing fertility issues. Find out about IVF and infertility. Read More

About the Two Week Wait Diaries…

Two Week Wait Information – An explaination of some common ‘shorthand’ terms found in our Two Week Wait Diaries and how you can be one of our Two Week Wait Diary writers. Read More




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