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Sex and relationships when you are a parent

Parenting can put pressure on your relationship. Here are some ideas to help maintain your relationship and sex life after the birth of your child.

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Sex after having a baby

There are no rules about when to start having sex again after you’ve given birth. Don’t rush into it. If sex hurts, it won’t be pleasurable.

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Childhood sexuality

Find out what is normal child sexual behaviour, how to help children develop positive attitudes to sexuality, and when to seek advice.

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Sexual assault and rape

Find out what to do if you are sexually assaulted or raped, including how to get medical help, and what support services are available.

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You and your baby's wellbeing

Looking after yourself during your pregnancy, both physically and mentally, is very important. Emotionally, you will be going through a lot of changes as your pregnancy progresses.

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Support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families deal with a complex set of reasons for why extra support is needed for raising happy, healthy children.

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Preconception health for men

Men's health affect their fertility. Learn how you can improve your fertility and increase the chances of you and your partner falling pregnant.

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Sex during pregnancy

It's perfectly safe to have sex during pregnancy. It is normal for your sex drive to change during pregnancy, so make sure to talk about it with your partner.

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Preconception health for women

Find out what you can do to improve your fertility and increase your chances of falling pregnant and having a healthy baby.

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Health services for rural families

Learn more about rural health services such as the Patient Assisted Travel Scheme, telehealth, access to hospitals, pregnancy and childbirth care.

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