Pregnancy and birth

You’ve taken the test and it’s positive. Congratulations, you’re pregnant. Now what? Find information and advice to support you during your pregnancy.

Creating a new life

Watching your body change during pregnancy is a fascinating time. But as your baby grows, so too may your list of questions. Your doctor or midwife is always the best person to ask for personal health advice, but if you’d like to learn more about the pregnancy stage you can also find information here.

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Aiming for a healthy pregnancy

Growing a new life can be exhausting work. Here you’ll find tips on how to optimise your health during pregnancy, including tips on common concerns such as morning sickness and weight gain. 

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Preparing for labour and birth

If you’re pregnant, especially if this is your first, you may be thinking about (or quietly dreading) the labour and birth. Here’s some helpful information to read prior to giving birth. 

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Complications with pregnancy

It’s normal to feel a little anxious about what could go wrong during your pregnancy. If you’d like to read more about possible complications, you can find articles here. 

Make the most of your Extras

Mums-to-be deserve all the support they can get! Which is why our Growing Family packages include extras such as birthing classes, remedial massage and even physiotherapy. Δ

Medibank health support and services

As a Medibank member with hospital cover, you get more than just health insurance. You get extra support, when you need it most. 

24/7 Medibank Nurse

Health concerns keeping you up at night? With hospital cover you’re supported by Medibank nurses on our 24/7 Medibank Nurse phone service. ~

Mental Health Phone Support

Members with Hospital cover~ can talk with a mental health professional over the phone in relation to any mental health or emotional concern, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Health concierge

Eligible members with hospital cover can now talk to a member of our Health Concierge team for advice and guidance on preconception health, fertility, and how to have a healthy pregnancy, at no extra cost. #

Medibank has a wide range of health and wellbeing services to support eligible members who are planning on starting a family, expecting a new addition, or caring for their growing family.

Things you should know

~ OSHC members should call the Student Health and Support Line on 1800 887 283.

# Health Concierge is available to all eligible Medibank members who hold hospital cover. Excludes Overseas Visitor Health Cover, Working Visa Health Cover and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). Some referred services may involve out of pocket costs.

Δ Waiting periods and annual limits apply.

While we hope you find this information helpful, please note that it is general in nature. It is not health advice, and is not tailored to meet your individual health needs. You should always consult a trusted health professional before making decisions about your health care. While we have prepared the information carefully, we can’t guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up-to-date. And while we may mention goods or services provided by others, we aren’t specifically endorsing them and can’t accept responsibility for them. For these reasons we are unable to accept responsibility for any loss that may be sustained from acting on this information (subject to applicable consumer guarantees).