Advice For Mothers

Sleep & Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great anticipation, and excitement- after all, the news that you are expecting is always a time of tremendous change in your life. But along with the great excitement, can come serious disturbances to your regular sleep patterns.   Problems with sleep are often associated with the period after birth, however,…
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Good Handwashing

For Hygiene and Preventing Illness

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The Zika Virus & Pregnancy

Update and Pregnancy Precautions.

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Travel in Pregnancy

To many people, Christmas time means travel – planes, cars, ships or even buses and trains. Here are some great tips for travelling whilst pregnant.

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Frequently Asked Questions in the Festive Season

Every year we are asked many questions relating to the festive season. We will try and answer some of those questions for you.

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Mothersafe

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

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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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Folate/Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Folate plays various important roles and is particularly important in embryonic development.

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Probiotics in Pregnancy

Having a strong and healthy gut is very important for both mother and baby; however, this can be hard to manage, particularly in the first trimester of pregnancy.

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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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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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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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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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Umeboshi & Ginger Tea

Umeboshi plum can be used to make a remedial tea for nausea and digestive complaints in early pregnancy.

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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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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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Ultrasound Scans in Early Pregnancy

A guide to ultrasound scans and their significance for early pregnancy.

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Pelvic Discomfort in Pregnancy

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

RECIPE

Pregnancy Probiotic Smoothie

Try our recipe for a delicious pregnancy probiotic smoothie.

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Supplements

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

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Air Travel During Pregnancy

Important Information about Influenza Vaccinations. It’s that time of year again, and flu vaccinations are now available.

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Seafood

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

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Group B Streptococcus

Important information on Group B streptococcus, also commonly known as group B strep or GBS.

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Iron

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

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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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