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What does your GP do in pregnancy care?

Your doctor, or GP, is likely to be the first health professional you see when you’re pregnant. Read more about how GPs help with your antenatal care.

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Health professionals involved in your pregnancy

Information on the health professionals involved in your pregnancy, such as midwives, doctors and obstetricians.

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Dental care for babies and children

Learn about tooth development in babies and children, brushing teeth, flossing, tooth decay, other dental problems and when to see a dentist.

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Understanding informed consent and your rights when having a baby

Informed consent is needed for all treatment or procedures, unless it is an emergency. Read on to learn more about informed consent in Australia.

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Choosing where to give birth

Advice on choosing where to give birth, including a midwifery unit or birth centre, hospital or at home, and what to expect from private and public care.

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What is shared decision making?

Shared decision making in healthcare is where a patient and healthcare professional make important decisions together. Read on to learn more.

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What does a gynaecologist do?

A gynaecologist is a doctor specialising in women's reproductive systems. Fiind out what conditions gynaecologists treat, how they are trained and the costs of appointments with gynaecologists.

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Regular health checks for babies

Regular health checks will not only reassure you your baby’s growth and development are on track, but may indicate a health issue that could otherwise be missed.

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Complementary therapy for kids

Complementary therapies such as chiropractic and naturopathy are often used alongside conventional medicinal treatments, both for adults and children.

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Complementary therapy during pregnancy

About half of Australian women consult a complementary therapist while pregnant. Here's what you should know about integrative medicine and pregnancy.

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