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Fear of childbirth

It’s normal for women to experience fear before they give birth — but there are things you can do to help manage this. Read this is If you’re feeling distressed.

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What happens to your body in childbirth

During childbirth, the body’s hormones and muscles, as well as the shape of the pelvis, all work together to bring the baby safely into the world.

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Understanding your choices in childbirth - podcast

Listen to Dianne Zalitis, midwife and Clinical Lead at Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, talk to Feed Play Love with Shevonne Hunt about your choices for having a baby.

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Childbirth trauma

Did you know that one in three women experience the birth of their baby as traumatic?

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Pain during childbirth | HealthEngine Blog

Almost all women experience pain during childbirth which varies in severity. There are different pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to treatment of pain during childbirth.

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Managing trauma after childbirth

Academic research can be hard to understand. SANE's Plain English research series translates important research into everyday language, to connect...

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RANZCOG - Pain Relief in Labour and Childbirth

Every woman experiences pain in a different way. The way you experience pain depends on your emotional, psychological, social, motivational and cultural circumstances. Every woman responds and copes differently with the pain of labour and childbirth.

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Pregnancy and childbirth - Partners to Parents - partner support

Parents' experiences around pregnancy and childbirth, and early parenthood can be very different.Pregnancy is a powerful and life-changing experience.

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Childbirth - pain relief options - Better Health Channel

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Pregnancy & childbirth | Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

There are several situations that may occur during or immediately after pregnancy and require treatment with blood products including anaemia, bleeding, prevention of haemolytic disease of the newborn and immune platelet disorders.

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