Topic "Pregnancy And Post-natal Care" in Arabic - total 69 documentsTitle: Antenatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a set of 10 screening questions that can indicate whether you have symptoms that are common in women with depression and anxiety during pregnancy and in the year following the birth of a child. This is not intended to provide a diagnosis – only trained health professionals should do this. It is strongly recommended that you complete this set of questions with a health professional.
Title: Anxiety & Depression in Pregnancy & Early Parenthood
Summary: This factsheet is to help understand more about antenatal or postnatal anxiety and depression concerns and where to go for further information and help
Title: Apnoea of prematurity
Summary: Apnoea of prematurity is a breathing pause that can occur in premature babies.
Title: Breast Feeding and Postnatal Care
Summary: Information about breastfeeding and postnatal care.
Title: Breastfeeding - best for baby and for mum
Summary: Nature has provided mothers with the perfect food for babies – breastmilk. You can give your baby something that no one else can, and it’s natural, free and environmentally friendly. Breastfeeding gives your baby the best possible start in life. Support from family and friends is a really important part of establishing and continuing breastfeeding.
Title: Breastfeeding - drugs and breastfeeding
Summary: Drugs taken by a breastfeeding mother may pass into the milk through her bloodstream, usually in very small amounts. Some medications do not need to be avoided if you’re breastfeeding. When you do need medication, however, feed your baby just before your next dose is due to reduce your baby’s exposure to the drug. Use this fact sheet as a ready reference to work out which common drugs are safe to take. If in doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking the drug
Title: Breastfeeding - how do I start breastfeeding?
Summary: Information and tips on how to start breastfeeding.
Title: Breastfeeding - is my baby getting enough milk?
Summary: Information on how you can tell if your baby is getting enough milk.
Title: Breastfeeding - swollen breasts, blocked ducts, mastitis
Summary: Information on what causes swollen breasts, blocked ducts and mastitis and how to treat the problems.
Title: Breastfeeding and Childcare
Summary: Breastfeeding and childcare provides information for both parents and childcare providers, and outlines the rights of mother and baby regarding breastfeeding and childcare.
Title: Breastfeeding confidence
Summary: Don’t be concerned if breastfeeding isn’t what you expected. Like anything worth doing, it takes practice
Title: Breastfeeding welcome here
Summary: A sticker from the Australian Breastfeeding Association to say that breastfeeding is welcome here.
Title: Breastfeeding when you are working or away from your baby
Summary: Information on how to feed your baby while at work or away from your baby
Title: Breastfeeding your baby
Summary: This 16 page booklet is for mothers who are starting to breastfeed. In it you will find information on how to get started and how to avoid common problems.
Title: Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
Summary: Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a test that checks the pregnancy for genetic abnormalities. The pregnancy can be tested by taking a small sample of the developing placenta. CVS is a specific test
Title: Common early problems – tender or cracked nipples
Summary: Some nipple tenderness is normal at the start of feeds in the first 1–2 weeks. After these early days, incorrect attachment is the most common cause of nipple pain.
Title: Compression Stocking
Summary: Information about venous leg ulcers and how wearing compression stockings can prevent them returning.
Title: Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood
Summary: Information about depression in pregnancy and early parenthood, including signs and symptoms of depression, causes of depression, treatment options, coping strategies, and how to find help.
Title: Diabetes in pregnancy - gestational diabetes
Summary: Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that cdan develop in pregnancy. This fact sheet explains the condition and how it can affect a woman's pregnancy and future health.
Title: Early pregnancy - before your first pregnancy appointment
Summary: This fact sheet is for women die to attend the Women's for their antenatal care. It discusses the early pregnancy checks and tests that women should ask their local doctor about and the services at the Women's they should be aware of prior to the first appointment.
Title: Early pregnancy - common discomforts of pregnancy
Summary: It is quite normal to have a few discomforts in early pregnancy. Sometimes they can become quite severe and you may need to talk to your doctor about what to do.
Title: Early pregnancy - how to take care of yourself
Summary: There are a number of things that you can do before you get pregnant, and in the early weeks, to encourage a healthy pregnancy. Read this fact sheet for tips to help you in early pregnancy.
Title: Early pregnancy loss (miscarriage) booklet
Summary: This booklet provides information for women, their partners and families who are dealing with the physical and emotional effects of a pregnancy loss in the first 12 weeks.
Title: Epidural information
Summary: This information is for women having an epidural during labour at the Women's. It explains what an epidural is, why you are having one and how it is administered.
Title: Exercises before and after birth
Summary: Information for women about important exercises during pregnancy and after childbirth. Amanong many others exercises for back pain and pelvic floor
Title: Expecting a Baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: When you are pregnany, you get a lot of advice from many people. One issue that few people think about are signs of bladder and bowel control problems in pregnancy and after the birth.
Title: Folic Acid
Summary: If you are thinking about having a baby, or could become pregnant, you need to know about folic acid. Folic acid is important to the healthy development of babies in early pregnancy.
Title: Gestational Diabetes: Caring for yourself and your baby
Summary: What is gestational diabetes? What causes gestational diabetes? Who is at increased risk of gestational diabetes? How is gestational diabetes diagnosed? Why does gestational diabetes need to be treated? How is gestational diabetes managed? Healthy eating, physical activity, monitoring your blood glucose levels, medication (if needed), the birth, after the birth, future risks
Title: Giving Birth
Summary: This information sheet explains differences between Australian culture and the culture of your country of origin that can impact on the experience of giving birth.
Title: Having your baby at the Women's - things to bring into hospital
Summary: This list is for women who are coming to the Royal Women's Hospital to have their baby.
Title: Healthy eating for pregnancy: in pictures
Summary: Healthy eating in pregnancy means lots of fruit, vegetables and foods with calcium, protein and iron. Avoid sugary, fatty foods, and drink plenty of water.
Title: Healthy Eating and Pregnancy
Summary: Good nutrition during pregnancy will help to keep a developing baby and its mother healthy. The need for certain nutrients, such as iron, iodine and folic acid, is increased at this time but only a small amount of extra kilojoules is needed. It is important to choose a wide variety of foods to ensure the nutritional needs of both mother and baby are met.
Title: If you are pregnant, or think you may be, please inform a staff member BEFORE you have an X-ray
Summary: Asks women who are pregnant or think they might be, to inform staff before having an x-ray Multilingual poster
Title: Improving Care for Sick and Premature Babies
Summary: The Newborn Intensive and Special Care (NISC) nurseries at the Women's provide the best possible care for babies. To maintain the highest level of care we are continually updating our practice by carrying out careful research studies.
Title: Improving your recovery after birth - physiotherapy advice
Summary: After you have given birth we recommend that you follow some simple steps which will improve your postnatal recovery.
Summary: If you are thinking about having a baby, or could become pregnant, you need to know about iodine supplements. In Australia and New Zealand there has recently been a re-emergence of iodine deficiency. Iodine is an essential mineral that we get from the food we eat. While dairy foods and seafood are good sources of iodine, the amount of iodine in our diet depends on how much iodine is in the soil. A diet low in iodine may lead to a number of health problems. Iodine is particularly important for pregnant and breastfeeding women, the developing baby in the womb, babies and young children are at the greatest risk.
Summary: Jaundice in newborn babies is a yellow colouration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Visible jaundice occurs in one third to a half of normal newborn babies. It usually does not cause problems and generally fades by the end of the first week after birth. If the jaundice appears within 24 hours of birth, or is still present after 2 weeks, contact your doctor or local hospital.
Title: Jaundice and your newborn baby
Summary: Newborn babies often appear to have a yellowish tinge to their skin. This is called jaundice. It happens when a chemical called bilirubin builds up in the baby's blood and tissues. In most babies jaundice is a normal event and not serious. It will nearly always disappear gradually within days without the need for any special treatment.
Title: Jaundice in babies
Summary: Fact sheet on jaundice, a common problem in newborn babies. Explains which babies are more likely to have jaundice and how it's treated.
Title: Life after gestational diabetes
Summary: This booklet is designed to assist women who have had gestational diabetes, and their families to understand how to take steps to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Title: Looking After Yourself & Your Baby
Summary: The weeks and months after your baby is born will be one of the most challenging experiences of your life. Because your role as a mother is so vital to your baby and your family, it is important that in the middle of the feeding, cleaning and nappy changes that you remember to look after yourself.
Title: Mercury in fish
Summary: The Australian Dietary Guidelines say that everyone should eat one or two fish meals per week for good health. The good news is that it is safe for everyone to eat 2-3 serves per week of most types of fish. Shark, marlin and swordfish should only be eaten once a week by the general population because they have levels of naturally occurring mercury.
Title: Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
Summary: 'Morning sickness' can occur at any time of the day. The cause is unknown although it has been linked to changes in the levels of various hormones during pregnancy.
Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: Nocturia is when a person has to wake up at night to pass urine. If this happens more than twice a night, it can be a problem.
Title: Oral health during pregnancy
Summary: Taking care of your gums and teeth during pregnancy is important for you and your baby
Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.
Title: Possible health effects of IVF
Summary: This information sheet describes the possible physical and emotional health effects of IVF for men and women, and outcomes for children born as a result of treatment.
Title: Postnatal Depression - Depression After Having a Baby
Summary: This pamphlet is designed to answer some questions you may have about postnatal depression, its causes and how it can be treated.
Title: Postnatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: A screening questionnaire to check for depression during the post-natal period. For professional use.
Title: Pre-eclampsia Explained
Summary: Pre-eclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.
Title: Pregnancy and birth services
Summary: Having a baby is an exciting time. No matter your circumstances, involving health services early and fully understanding your childbirth options will give you a great start to a rewarding birth experience. Learn about who’s who during pregnancy, birth and newborn care. Understand which records and paperwork are required as well as payment options for having a baby and newborn care in Victoria.
Title: Pregnancy and Diabetes
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on pregnancy and diabetes for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.
Title: Rh D immunoglobulin - You and Your Baby
Summary: Rh(D) Immunoglobulin-VF (Anti-D) is a human immunoglobulin preparation for intramuscular administration.
Rh(D) Immunoglobulin-VF is prepared from blood obtained from voluntary and non-remunerated (unpaid) donors. Rh(D) Immunoglobulin-VF contains proteins called antibodies which help to suppress the unwanted immune response in an Rh(D) negative woman following her exposure to Rh(D) positive red cells.
For example, if a pregnant woman has an Rh(D) negative blood group and her baby is Rh(D) positive, the baby's blood is incompatible with the mother’s. This could lead to reduced red blood cells, brain damage and other serious complications in the baby. This condition is known as Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn.
Summary: Facts about rubella, a viral infection which can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Includes information about immunisation.
Title: Rubella Information (with special emphasis for women of childbearing age)
Summary: Fact sheet on rubella, an infectious disease which can harm unborn babies. Includes information on how the disease is spread, symptoms, prevention and immunisation.
Title: Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem
Summary: Information about postnatal depression, including how to recognise symptoms and where to get help.
Title: Shared maternity care at the Royal Women's Hospital
Summary: This fact sheet explains what Shared Maternity Care means as carried out at the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria and its main benefits.
Title: Smoking and pregnancy
Summary: A guide to the effects of tobacco smoke on unborn babies, including information on how to quit smoking.
Title: Stages of pregnancy and labour
Summary: A guide to conception, pregnancy and labour. Explains how conception happens, what to do if you think you're pregnant, how the baby grows during pregnancy, what happens during labour and after the birth.
Title: Starting Solids
Summary: A guide to introducing solid foods to babies 0 to 12 months.
Title: The contraceptive pill
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Contraceptive pills are the options discussed in this fact sheet.
Title: Ultrasound during pregnancy
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: Understanding gestational diabetes
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on gestational diabetes.
Title: Vitamin D for pregnant women and new mothers
Summary: The brochure informs the community about what Vitamin D deficiency is, and the potential risks for mothers and their babies. It also explains where to get Vitamin D levels checked and how to increase levels if they are low.
Title: What is asssisted reproductive technology?
Summary: This brochure provides an overview of the most common techniques involved with assisted reproductive technology (ART), including IVF, artificial insemination, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).
Title: What to bring to hospital when having a baby
Summary: A list of important items (with illusatrations) which pregnant women should bring to hospital when having a baby.
Title: What to do when your baby hasn't survived
Summary: A help sheet for parents from CALD backgrounds whose babies have died through miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death; how to seek help and feelings that may be experienced
Title: Whooping cough vaccine and your pregnancy
Summary: Whooping cough vaccine given to the mother when she is pregnant is the best way to stop babies from getting whooping cough. This resource addresses common questions around the use of this vaccine in pregnant women.
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