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Practice Update

Good Handwashing

For Hygiene and Preventing Illness

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Newsletter

Dealing with Depression

Support and Care for Pregnancy and Beyond

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Recipe

Chicken and Vegetable Curry with Basmati Rice

A Great Recipe for Pregnancy and is Gestational Diabetes Friendly

Prenatal class

Practice Update

Support Persons Class

Aims to educate couples about normal birth with helpful hints to labour well with good support.

Dr Morris referral letter

Practice Update

Yellow Card Update

A diary of your pregnancy.

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Newsletter

Zika Update 2018

Update and Pregnancy Precautions.

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Practice Update

The Date Fruit – A Nutritious Powerhouse

If you are planning for a normal vaginal delivery, why not eat some dates!

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Practice Update

December Yoga Classes

December Yoga Class Cancellations at Sydney Mother and Baby.

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Practice Update

Mothersafe

Mothersafe is a free telephone service offered to all pregnant women in NSW.

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Newsletter

Antenatal Blood Testing in Pregnancy.

In early pregnancy you will be offered a range of tests to assess your general health, either at the GP when your pregnancy is confirmed or during your 1st trimester.

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Newsletter

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes is a common complication of pregnancy, occurring in about 10% of pregnant women.

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Newsletter

Changes in Pregnancy No One Talks About

Helpful information about some of the common pregnancy related changes that people rarely talk about.

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Practice Update

Early Pregnancy Essentials Class

The Early Pregnancy Essentials class, can assist you in being informed and confident for your pregnancy journey.

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NEWSLETTER

The Alphabet of Pregnancy Terms

These are the most relevant words and abbreviations that you will most likely come across in the course of your pregnancy.

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Newsletter

What is Non-invasive Prenatal Testing?

This test can detect a small amount of baby’s DNA in the mother’s bloodstream. Testing of this DNA can identify the vast majority of babies with trisomies 21, 18 and 13 and the major sex chromosome abnormalities.

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Newsletter

Vitamin D in Pregnancy

Vitamin D levels are not only important for you, they are also important for your growing baby.

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Newsletter

Your First Antenatal Appointment at Sydney Mother and Baby

The initial stages of pregnancy are a very exciting time for our patients. This month’s newsletter details what will happen at your first antenatal appointment at Sydney Mother and Baby.

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Newsletter

Post Partum Haemorrhage

Blood loss is expected during the birthing process, but approximately 5-15% of pregnant women will experience a post partum haemorrhage, which is excessive blood loss during the birthing process.

bones

Newsletter

Pelvic Discomfort in Pregnancy

Pelvic discomfort is usually caused by a combination of factors and affects approximately one in five pregnant women.

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Newsletter

Sex in Pregnancy and Post Birth

In normal pregnancy, sex is safe right through to the end of the third trimester.

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Newsletter

Supplements

In pregnancy, there is an increased need for many vitamins and minerals.

Yellow Card for pregnancy

Newsletter

The ‘Yellow Card’

Your ‘Yellow Card’ is something we ask you keep your in your handbag at all times, even in early pregnancy. We outline what the yellow card is all about.

seafood

Newsletter

Seafood

Unless you are vegan or vegetarian, it’s ideal to have seafood feature in your diet regularly…

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NEWSLETTER

Iron

Iron deficiency anaemia during pregnancy is linked with pre-term birth, and low birth weight babies.

surprised child

NEWSLETTER

Parvovirus

Parvovirus or ‘Slapped cheek’ can occur at any age, however, it is most commonly found in children between 4 and 10 years.

Vegetables & Fruit

Newsletter

Nutrition in Pregnancy

The benefits of a nutritious diet for your baby, include increased immune functioning, mental alertness, and correct birth size.

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Newsletter

Pubic Symphysitis

Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction is estimated to affect up to one in four women during pregnancy, varying in severity.

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Newsletter

Exercise During Pregnacy

The many physical and physiological changes that take place within a women’s body during pregnancy can make exercise challenging.

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