Around 5-10 per cent of women are affected by gestational diabetes.
The blood type and Rh factor of a pregnant woman and the father of her baby has all kinds of implications for their unborn child.
The Australian government has warned pregnant women to defer non-essential travel to Singapore as the number of confirmed cases of Zika virus in the city state continued to climb.
While we're used to seeing the distressing images of small heads caused by Zika, a recent study has suggested the virus may be linked to another congenital birth disorder.
A woman who contracted Zika while pregnant is warning women to be vigilant about the disease.
"I often have strangers coming over to me when I'm out asking bluntly what's wrong with my leg. I often just laugh now and tell them I've been attacked by a shark and walk off, it definitely stumps people."
The number of babies being diagnosed with whooping cough in Victoria has more than halved since the free vaccine for pregnant women was reinstated last year.
Walking, spicy food, acupuncture, sex - they are just a few of the things heavily pregnant women have been known to do to bring on labour. But wakeboarding?
A more than three-fold increase in flu-related deaths has sparked a plea for those with the flu to stay away from vulnerable people.
Women aren't the only ones who should tak a break from drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
The majority of Australian women aren't taking the recommended dosage of folic acid and iodine supplements during pregnancy, a new study has found.
Pregnant women are being urged to take paracetamol only when necessary after research suggested it was linked to behavioural problems in children.
Pregnancy may not be the best time for obese mothers-to-be to shed the kilograms with research finding it is usually "too little, too late" for any meaningful benefit.