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Study finds two-thirds of pregnant women affected by bushfire smoke, pandemic

The Mother and Child 2020 survey is looking to find the impacts of the 2020 bushfire season and COVID-19 on pregnant women and new mothers.

Shining a light on pregnancy and infant loss

When Steve and Bonnie Carter were grieving the loss of their two stillborn daughters, Grace and Matilda, they described the silence among friends and family as “deafening”.

Working out post-pregnancy

Let’s have a look at some of the exercises and plans that may be of help for you after you’ve had your baby.

Survey looks at health impacts of 2020 on pregnant women

The impact of the summer bushfires and COVID-19 on pregnant women and their babies will be determined by a four-part survey being conducted by The Australian National University (ANU).

Canberra has highest rate of gestational diabetes

Women in the ACT have the highest rates of gestational diabetes nationally, with one in every seven pregnancies testing positive.

Backlash on new alcohol health warning label

Local companies are frustrated with the lack of consultation in the lead up to a new mandatory pregnancy health warning on alcohol that was decided on Friday 17 July.

ANU study finds gestational diabetes might be underdiagnosed

A small change in the testing procedure for gestational diabetes has increased the reliability of the results, researchers from the Australian National University have found. The process for testing gestational diabetes involves eight...

Mum-to-be Kristen Davidson champions Pregnant Pause

Popular Canberra radio personality Kristen Davidson will champion the ACT Pregnant Pause campaign again this year, this time as a first-time mum-to-be.

Investigating maternity care during COVID-19

A new university study is seeking participants to help gather an understanding of the experiences associated with receiving or providing maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Increased demand for perinatal support

Pregnancy is usually joyous, but for many expectant parents, COVID-19 is raising anxiety, which is reflected in increased demand for perinatal support.
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