Topic "Pregnancy And Post-natal Care" in Somali - total 13 documentsTitle: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.
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: What to do when motherhood makes you sad
Summary: Having a baby is usually a happy time, even when there are a lot of changes that happen for new parents. For some parents it can also be a very difficult time with feelings and pains that take away some of the happiness.
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