Latest childbirth News

Bright futures ahead for teen mums after graduation
Cannabis use disorder during pregnancy on rise
Research excellence recognised nationally
Pharmaceutical start up named WA Innovator of Year 2021
Urgent need for vaccine to prevent deadly Group B streptococcus
‘Promising’ new way to predict older mums’ pregnancy risks revealed
Are mums safe at wheel?
New global targets to prevent maternal deaths
Government delivers on improving health and equity outcomes for women
Government should cover all birth injuries and trauma
Associate Professor Joshua Vogel is Alastair Lucas Prize winner
Monitoring childbirth in a new era for maternal health
Almost 2 billion people depend on health care facilities without basic water services – WHO, UNICEF
Study goal to reduce rates of C-section
Tokophobia is an extreme fear of childbirth. Here’s how to recognise and treat it
Study demonstrates life-saving potential of midwifery scale-up
Burnet support for WHO Labour Care Guide
Frozen eggs and ovarian tissue helped women conceive children after breast cancer
Your Right To A Better World
Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to modifications in infants’ DNA
Pelvic organ prolapse treatment hurdle overcome
Radical diagnostic could save millions of people at risk of dying from blood loss
$8.5m to continue largest women’s health study
$8.5 million to continue long-term women’s health study
One stillbirth occurs every 16 seconds, according to first ever joint UN estimates
COVID-19 causing greatest surge of child marriages in
Breastfeeding hormones make mothers happier
Midwifery Group Practice relocates in Alice Springs
Women could conceive after ovarian tumours
Burnet research leadership recognised
SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy was not associated with complications in neonates
Professor Caroline Homer is ‘Top of World’
Breastfeeding hormone makes new fathers better dads
Young women are most vulnerable to postpartum mental illness, study finds
Janssen & Monash Uni team up on novel medicine to reduce maternal mortality
$242 million boost for mothers and maternity services
City calls for enthusiastic people for Maubisse Friendship Committee
Closing gap in tissue engineering
$242 million boost for mothers and maternity services
UN report highlights impacts of COVID-19 on gender equality
Campbelltown takes on Blood Challenge
Study Finds Troubling Connection Between Workplace Pregnancy Discrimination and Health of Mothers and Babies
Water injections to relieve back pain in labour no longer ‘midwifery voodoo’
More than medicine: pain-relief drug delivers choices for mothers in labour
Pelvic organ prolapse treatment closer
On Mother’s Day 2020, prioritising health of mothers and babies
Using love drug to stay connected during social isolation
COVID-19: Westpac NZ donates extra $1m to rescue helicopters