Planning to have a baby

Expert advice on how to prepare yourself for pregnancy

Planning

Find out when you are most fertile

Use our ovulation calculator to find your fertile window.

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Pregnancy

Understanding your hospital birth options

Making the choice between public and private.

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Planning

Ask an obstetrician

An obstetrician’s advice for pregnant women.

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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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Planning

10 tips to increase your chances of getting pregnant

Obstetrician Danielle Wilkins shares her advice.

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Planning

What are your options when you can’t get pregnant?

1 in 6 couples struggle to conceive—we explore some options.

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Pregnancy

6 best pregnancy apps

Plan and prepare for the arrival of your baby with these apps.

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Dietary changes to optimise your fertility

Key nutrients needed in your diet before you get pregnant.

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Planning

What to eat when trying to conceive

Learn about foods to eat and avoid when trying to conceive.

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Pregnancy

Does exercising while pregnant improve your baby’s health?

How exercising while pregnant helps both mother and child.

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Pregnancy

Calculate your due date

Use our calculator to estimate your due date.

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Pregnancy

Childbirth explained

Undestand what to expect at every stage of labour.

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Pregnancy

Common injuries from childbirth

Conditions facing women after a vaginal childbirth.

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Planning

Endometriosis explained

Could your period pain be a sign of something more serious?

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Pregnancy

Having a caesarean section

Your doctor has recommended a caesarean. Now what?

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Planning

Gestational diabetes: what you need to know

What causes it and what you can do about it.

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Pregnancy

Exercising safely when you’re pregnant

Stay fit and active throughout your pregnancy.

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Pregnancy

How prenatal pilates can benefit mums-to-be

Prenatal pilates' benefit for expecting mums.

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Pregnancy

Avoiding cold and flu during pregnancy

How a mother’s health impacts an unborn child.

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Planning

5 factors that can affect male fertility

Want to become a dad? Here's what you should know.

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Planning

Do you really need vitamin supplements?

Nutrition expert Professor Tim Crowe explores the pros and cons.

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Pregnancy

Staying hydrated during pregnancy

Dr Rob Buist, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, explains why it's so important.

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Planning

The effects of endometriosis on pregnancy

How the condition can affect conception.

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Pregnancy

What to expect in your first trimester

What you need to know about early pregnancy.

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