Your Pregnancy Journey

Information and advice to support you on your pregnancy journey - whether you are planning for a baby, already pregnant, or adjusting to life with a newborn.

Planning to have a baby

Planning

Find out when you are most fertile

Use our ovulation calculator to find your fertile window.

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Planning

10 tips to increase your chances of getting pregnant

Obstetrician Danielle Wilkins shares her advice.

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Pregnancy

Understanding your hospital birth options

Making the choice between public and private.

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Planning

Dietary changes to optimise your fertility

Key nutrients needed in your diet before you get pregnant.

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy

Calculate your due date

Use our calculator to estimate your due date.

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Pregnancy

What to expect in your first trimester

What you need to know about early pregnancy.

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Planning

Understanding the costs of having a baby

What your health insurance pays f when it comes to pregnancy.

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Pregnancy

Avoiding cold and flu during pregnancy

How a mother’s health impacts an unborn child.

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Childbirth

Pregnancy

Childbirth explained

Undestand what to expect at every stage of labour.

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Pregnancy

Midwife, obstetrician or shared care?

Knowing your options when it comes to pregnancy and birth.

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Pregnancy

Having a caesarean section

Your doctor has recommended a caesarean. Now what?

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Pregnancy

When childbirth doesn’t go to plan

Understand common complications during childbirth.

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Life with a newborn

New Parents

Breastfeeding: advice on getting started

Learning what to expect can help demystify the process and reassure you.

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Using Your Cover

How a Medibank nurse can help

Find out how our nurses are helping members everyday.

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Body

Planning for pregnancy

Trying to get pregnant? This course preps you on how to optimise your fertility, how to prepare your body for…

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Body

During pregnancy

In this course, obstetrician Dr Danielle Wilkins guides you through what to expect through 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester -…

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Body

New parents

In this series of lessons, obstetrician Dr Danielle Wilkins takes you through what to know during the exciting, yet exhausting,…

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Mind

Wellbeing and mindfulness

Leading psychologist Emily Toner guides you through a series of lessons that provide a deeper understanding of what goes on…

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Using Your Cover

How a Medibank nurse can help

Find out how our nurses are helping members everyday. Read more

 

Planning

Understanding the costs of having a baby

What your health insurance pays f when it comes to pregnancy. Read more

 
Healthy Living

How a lack of sleep affects your mental health

Getting enough sleep is crucial for your mental wellbeing.

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Healthy Living

How to conquer your fear of the dentist

Dr Merrilyn Hooley's tips for a less stressful appointment.

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Healthy Living

Are you a cyberchondriac?

Dr Google could be making you anxious.

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Healthy Living

Can you reduce the effects of PMS?

Up to 30% of women experience severe premenstrual syndrome.

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Healthy Living

How to have a conversation about suicide

Reaching out to someone you care about could save their life.

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Wellbeing

Can social media ruin your social life?

What’s social media doing to your mental state?

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Health Insights

When should you worry about your teen?

Teenage angst or depression? How to tell the difference.

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