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.
An Aussie mum who was diagnosed with breast cancer during her pregnancy posed for a powerful photoshoot to raise awareness about the disease.
Lots of pregnant women are struggling to get of the couch as they near their baby's due date, but not Caley Reece.
The world has been galvanised by the Zika epidemic. But for pregnant women and their infants, cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the far greater viral threat.
Australia's drug regulator has issued a warning about women taking popular over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like Nurofen and Voltaren during very early stage pregnancy
There is still a lot of confusion about nutrition and other health issues during pregnancy. To dispel some of the many myths and rumours, we did a bit of research and also reached out to a renowned expert, Dr Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU School of Medicine, and the founder of Saving Mothers.
During my first pregnancy five years ago, I was very lucky to not experience morning sickness.
As many as 90 per cent of mothers-to-be experience some degree of nausea and vomiting, and scientists have long speculated about what, from an evolutionary standpoint, the function of all that unpleasantness might be.
On September 11 a joint statement released by Singapore's Ministry of Health and the National Environment Agency revealed a total of 329 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in the island state.
Yoga has come to play a central part in the pregnancy experience for many women as it incorporates looking after both body and mind.
An Australian study is investigating whether pregnant women can be incentivised to give up smoking by offering monthly $50 department store vouchers to women who agree to quit cigarettes.
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.