Here are a range of links to assist you during your pregnancy or your gynaecological care.

Commonwealth Links

Centrelink - Having a Baby - Handy tips and checklists

Medicare safety net

Paid parental leave


Medical Information - Pregnancy

Birth Choices

Breast feeding

Cystic Fibrosis screening

Early pregnancy problems

Exercise in pregnancy

Exercise after pregnancy

Fish consumption during pregnancy

Folate for pregnant women

Gestational diabetes

Health Direct - Pregnancy, Birth and baby health line

Healthy eating during pregnancy

Herbal preparations in pregnancy and breast feeding
Herbal preparations in pregnancy and breastfeeding


Immunisation and pregnancy

Iron in pregnancy


Listeria- facts

Iodine supplementation

Labour and Birth

Maternal serum screening

Medicines and breastfeeding

Medicines and pregnancy

Newborn screening test

Non Invasive Prenatal testing (NIPT)- Percept

Problems in later pregnancy

Raising children

Royal Women’s Hospital fact Sheets

Vitamin D and pregnancy

Weight matters during pregnancy

Whooping cough

Medical Information – Gynaecology

Abnormal Uterine bleeding

Continence Foundation of Australia


Family Planning Tasmania

Heavy periods

International Urogynaecology Association



Ovarian cysts

Pap smears (Cervical Screening Test)





Professional and regulatory bodies

APHRA- Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency

AGES- Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery

Endometriosis Society of Australia

RANZCOG – Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

RCOG – Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Suggested reading

Up the Duff by Kaz Cooke

Breastfeeding with Confidence: A practical Guide by Sue Cox

Conception, Pregnancy & Birth by Dr Miriam Stoppard

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth by Sheila Kitzinger

Twins by Katrina Bowman and Louise Ryan

So you are going to be a dad by Peter Downey

What to expect when you are expecting by Heidi Murkoff



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Women are encouraged to discuss their health needs with their health care provider. If you require urgent health care you should go to the nearest Emergency department.