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Pregnancy and post-natal29 English resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.
Victorian resources - 9Title: Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
Summary: Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a test in which a needle is passed into the developing placenta (at this stage the placenta is called chorion). A few small fragments of the tissue are drawn up into a syringe. When the tissue is tested it can show us whether or not the developing foetus has certain abnormalities. This fact sheet explains how the procedure takes place, what type of tests are carried out, who is usually offered to undergo this procedure, the potential risks (if any) associated with the procedure as well as giving guidance on how to prepare for the test.
Title: Contraception - condoms and diaphragms
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about condoms and diaphragms.
Title: Contraception - The Pill
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about oral contraceptive pills for women.
Title: Eczema / Candida (Thrush) of the Nipple
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about eczema and candida (or thrush) of the nipple for lactating women. It gives information on how to prevent it and treat it.
Title: Herbal preparations in pregnancy
Summary: This fact sheet provides advice and guidance concerning the use of herbal preparations during pregnancy.
Title: Post-partum Hair Loss
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about hair loss experience by women after giving birth. It explains why it happens and whether treatment is necessary.
Title: Skin Care in Babies and Young Children
Summary: This fact sheet provides general information for carers about how to take care of babies' and children's skin. It explains the nature of baby skin, what are the best products to use as well as where to seek further advice.
Summary: Ultrasound examinations use high frequency sound waves to look inside the body. This fact sheet is for women who may undergo this procedure during pregnancy. It provides an overview of the purpose of the procedure and how to prepare for it.
Title: What to bring to the hospital
Summary: This fact sheet provides a list of items for women who are attending the Royal Women's Hospital to have a baby.
National resources - 4Title: Folic Acid
Title: Healthy Eating and Pregnancy
Title: Mercury in fish
Other States and Territories - 16Title: Antenatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: As you are about to have a baby we would like to know how you are feeling. JL Cox, JM Holden, R Sagovsky (1987)University of EdinburghFor office use only English version of EDS introduction
Title: Breastfeeding welcome here
Summary: This is a poster containing the sentence "breastfeeding welcome here" in English and in 4 other languages: Arabic, Chinese, Turkish and Vietnamese. It has been produced by the Australian Breastfeeding Association.
Title: Cultural Meal Guide for Vietnamese Gestational Diabetic Women
Summary: This booklet is the result of the knowledge and cooking skills of Vietnamese people: the Vietnamese Health Worker,Vietnamese Ethnic Ostetric Liason Officer and the mums attending the Gestational Diabetes Clinic at Fairfield Hospital (NSW). They also had the expert guidance of the dietitians of Fairfield Hospital. With the contribution of those people this booklet contains genuine Vietnamese recipes that will help women suffering from Gestational Diabetes to follow their diet plan based on a variety of traditional Vietnamese dishes.
Title: Depression during Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
Summary: This pamphlet discussed the signs and symptoms of depression during pregnancy and early parenthood, the causes, treatment options, useful coping strategies, and how to find help
Title: Diabetes in pregnancy - gestational diabetes
Summary: This brochure provides information about what pregnant women need to know about gestational diabetes and how it can affect their pregnancy and future health.
Title: Exercises before and after birth
Summary: This pamphlet explains the importance of exercise both during your pregnancy and after having a baby.
Title: How can genetic counselling help?
Summary: Guide to genetic counselling, what it is and who needs it.
Title: Play is all about learning - A guide to play for parents of children birth to 2 and a half years
Summary: Information for parents with children 0 to school age on the importance of play, in particular self-directed unstructured play for the child's development. It includes information for parents and support people on what playgroups are and how they can benefit the parent and child.
Title: Postnatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: As you have recently had a baby we would like to know how you are feeling. JL Cox, JM Holden, R Sagovsky (1987)University of Edinburghfor office use only English version of EDS introduction
Title: Prenatal Testing
Summary: Special Tests for your baby during pregnancy
Title: Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem
Summary: This pamphlet discusses the symptoms and help for women suffering from Post Natal Depression
Title: Smoking and Pregnancy
Summary: Smoking and its effect on unborn babies
Title: Stages of pregnancy and labour
Summary: This pamphlet provides an overview of the various stages of pregnancy up to labour.
Title: Starting Solids
Summary: A quick guide to introducing foods to babies 0 to 12 months
Title: Ultrasound examination preparation
Summary: Information for patient who are undergoing an ultrasound examination.
Title: What to bring to hospital when having a baby
Summary: A list of important items with illustrations, which pregnant women should bring to hospital when having a baby