The strict cultural practice of bed rest after birth is widespread in western Sydney, but it could put new mothers at risk of venous thromboembolism.
Researchers find that women's weight is behind significant number of pregnancy complications, including stillbirths.
Sixteen years ago, following three months of birth education, Nadine Richardson and her partner found themselves 36 hours into labour and only two centimetres dilated.
So many new mums have curve balls thrown at them.
Friends and family will understand.
Just waiting 60 seconds before clamping a premature baby's umbilical cord can dramatically improve its chances of survival, Australian researchers say.
Educator Jessica Williams is investigating virtual reality's potential in midwifery training.
The surprises? Well, I can certainly laugh about them now! Here are a few of the things no one warned me could happen in labour and birth.
Researchers have long tried to discover the best and worst days and times to give birth. But perhaps they've been asking the wrong questions.
I daydreamed about my baby's introduction to the world. I visualised myself a warrior, as women had forever done.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has just released new guidelines regarding cord clamping after birth.