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Making the most of your pharmacist during pregnancy and parenthood

Pharmacists are professionals who offer a wide range of free health advice. Learn how pharmacists can help you during pregnancy and parenthood.

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Pregnancy tests

Find out how a home pregnancy test works, how soon a test will read positive and what to do if your pregnancy test shows that you are pregnant.

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Contraception

Contraception is the use of hormones, devices or surgery to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant. It allows couples to choose if and when they want to have a baby.

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MS-2 Step (medical abortion medicine)

MS-2 Step is taken for medical abortion. It includes 2 medicines: mifepristone and misoprostol, which terminate (end) the pregnancy.

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Medicine and poisons safety in the home

Learn how to make your home a safer place for children by reducing the risk of poisoning and what do if your child swallows a poison.

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Folate and pregnancy

Folate (folic acid) supplements are important for pregnancy as they can help prevent birth defects, including neural tube defects such as spina bifida.

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Breast pumps

Find out why you might need a breast pump to express milk. Learn what types there are and where to get one.

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Neural tube defects

Neural tube defect affects less than 1 in 1000 pregnancies. Learn about factors that increase your baby's risk, and what you can do to reduce risk.

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How your baby's immune system develops

Learn more about your baby's immune system. Find out how breastfeeding and vaccinations will help protect your baby from serious illness.

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Flat feet in children

Most toddlers are flat footed because the arch in their foot develops as your child grows. Find out more about the causes and treatment of flat feet.

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