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Use of Metformin in Gestational Diabetes

Metformin is associated with improved treatment satisfaction and a favorable impact on quality of life (QoL) compared with insulin alone or in combination....

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Lateline - 25/11/2013: Australian Vaccination Network told to change its name

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From barber surgeons to car mechanics: the technologies of vaginal birth

From barber surgeons to car mechanics: the technologies of vaginal birth | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
There are three ways a baby can be born: a spontaneous vaginal birth where the mother pushes the baby out herself, an instrumental vaginal birth where forceps or vacuum extractors are used to pull the…...
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Donating breast milk helps bereaved mothers deal with loss

Donating breast milk helps bereaved mothers deal with loss | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
The death of an infant is terrible for both parents, but for many mothers, physical reminders such as lactation, can seem incongruent when motherhood has been cut short.
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One body becoming two: how women experience childbirth

One body becoming two: how women experience childbirth | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
There is a substantial literature on labour and childbirth in medical, midwifery and social scientific research.
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PM - Study: Eating processed meat leads to abnormal sperm 16/10/2013

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The World Today - New treatment for ectopic pregnancy hailed 10/09/2013

The World Today - New treatment for ectopic pregnancy hailed 10/09/2013 | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
Researchers at Monash Melbourne and Edinburgh Universities are confident theyve developed a better treatment for ectopic pregnancy They believe by administering a new combination of two drugs less
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The World Today - Midwives could save health system millions: study 17/09/2013

A world first Australian study has found that the specialised form of maternity care midwifery is not only as safe as standard maternity care but also extremely cost effective The research has fou
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The World Today - IVF helping women to fall pregnant safely & avoid high-risk multiple births 30/08/2013

The World Today - IVF helping women to fall pregnant safely & avoid high-risk multiple births 30/08/2013 | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
35 years on from the first test tube baby IVF is now responsible for thousands of successful pregnancies in Australia A landmark study of IVF success rates has revealed more Australian women are acc
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Overworked dads linked with naughty sons › News in Science (ABC Science)

Overworked dads linked with naughty sons › News in Science (ABC Science) | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
Fathers working excessive hours may end up with badly behaved sons, suggests an Australian study.
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IVF success drops dramatically after five attempts

IVF success drops dramatically after five attempts | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
ONE in two women aged under 35 will be rewarded with a baby if they persevere with assisted fertilisation attempts, but success rates vary widely by centre, according to a groundbreaking study.
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We need to protect new mothers from trauma and suicide

Research we have just published shows the deaths of 48 of the 129 women in New South Wales who died during pregnancy or within a year of giving birth were due to suicide and trauma.
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A guide to exercise during pregnancy

In the past, pregnant women were discouraged from exercise. Pregnancy was seen as a time to put your feet up and take it easy.
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From barber surgeons to car mechanics: the technologies of vaginal birth

From barber surgeons to car mechanics: the technologies of vaginal birth | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
There are three ways a baby can be born: a spontaneous vaginal birth where the mother pushes the baby out herself, an instrumental vaginal birth where forceps or vacuum extractors are used to pull the…...
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Pertussis jab 'fails to prevent spread' › News in Science (ABC Science)

Pertussis jab 'fails to prevent spread' › News in Science (ABC Science) | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
Current acellular vaccines protect against whooping cough disease but fail to prevent infection and transmission in baboons, report US government scientists.
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AM - Study links common chemicals with preterm births 19/11/2013

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Regular bed times as important for kids as getting enough sleep

Regular bed times as important for kids as getting enough sleep | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
We’ve long known that children need a certain amount of sleep: nine to 11 hours per night for older kids, and up to 14 hours in 24 for toddlers.
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'Childbearing hips' don't make the difference in childbirth

'Childbearing hips' don't make the difference in childbirth | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
While the old adage about having “childbearing hips”, is not usually a compliment, many women consider it an advantage when it comes to childbirth.As midwives, we are used to allaying the concerns of…...
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Behavioural problems linked to bedtimes › News in Science (ABC Science)

Behavioural problems linked to bedtimes › News in Science (ABC Science) | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
Children who go to bed at irregular hours are more likely to have behavioural problems, according to a new study.
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One-on-one midwife care costs the public health system less: study

One-on-one midwife care costs the public health system less: study | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
A woman who is cared for by the same midwife throughout her pregnancy, labour and after birth saves the public health system around A$550, a new study has found, debunking the myth that it is an expensive…...
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How long can you wait to have a baby? - Life Matters - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

How long can you wait to have a baby? - Life Matters - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
How long did you wait to have your baby? Are you in your late 30s and worried that you’ve left it too late?
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Mum's diet can change your mood › News in Science (ABC Science)

Mum's diet can change your mood › News in Science (ABC Science) | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
Poor diet during pregnancy can lead to an increased risk of mental health problems in children, Australian research shows.
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Lateline - 02/09/2013: Possibility of pregnancy for cancer patients

Lateline - 02/09/2013: Possibility of pregnancy for cancer patients | Pregnancy, Birth and Early Childhood News | Scoop.it
Australian doctors have made a significant breakthrough which could help cancer patients become pregnant after receiving treatment
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One-on-one midwife care linked to lower risk of premature birth

Women who have a midwife as their main carer throughout pregnancy and birth are around 23% less likely to have a premature baby than women whose care is shared between different obstetricians, GPs and…...
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Heatwaves linked to preterm births

PREGNANT women are up to twice as likely to have a preterm birth if they have been exposed to heatwaves in the last weeks of pregnancy, Australian research shows.
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