Vic doctors who consciensciously object to abortion and don't recommend their patient to another doctor are breaking the law — and risking patient health.
New Australian research finds that almost one-third of unplanned pregnancies end in abortion.
A new study finds that the number of women in labour requiring epidurals could be halved if treated with remifentanil instead of pethidine.
Contrary to existing perceptions, inducing healthy first-time pregnant mothers at 39 weeks reduces the risk of caesarian and pre-eclampsia.
A randomised trial finds ibuprofen is not a safe alternative to antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infection.
Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.
It is fever, rather than another underlying issue, that is causing defects during pregnancy.
In December, HPV screening will replace Pap smears, aligning with evidence from Australia's largest clinical trial.
Hormone therapy after menopause does not increase risk of death from cancer or heart disease, according to a new US study.
Women who commence assisted reproductive technology before age 30 have a much higher chance of success.
Most women who undergo a caesarean childbirth are prescribed more opioid (narcotic) pain medications than needed upon release from the hospital.
Positive trial results could mean earlier access to life-saving drug for mothers
A new paper is calling for a review of guidelines that restrict obese Australian women's access to assisted fertility treatment such as IVF.
Given that there are treatments available to reduce the risk once it's identified, there appears to be a clear role for routine cervical length screening as part of the regular pregnancy ultrasound examinations.
Moderate-to-late premature babies face much higher rates of developmental and behavioural delays than previously thought, an Australian-first longitudinal study by the Royal Women’s Hospital has found.