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.
New research has shown that caring for your baby after they're born can negate the effect on them of stress in pregnancy.
Pregnant women who suffer from extreme morning sickness are also at risk of severe mental health issues, according to a recent study.
Planning a babymoon? Make sure you've done your homework first.
New study finds the alarming extent to sleep problems in pregnancy.
Many have seen someone throw a cold stare in the direction of a pregnant woman ordering a second glass of wine or, heaven forbid, smoking a cigarette. But with the list of potentially dangerous foods growing by the day, an expectant mother shouldn't be surprised if a stranger pipes up as she buys a frozen, pre-cooked meal.
Some were surprising.
Here's what I would tell others: Don't ignore symptoms. If something feels wrong, it probably is.
It's the 'invisible' disease nobody wants to talk about, and few know how to treat, but sufferers of a debilitating and often misunderstood condition have found some hope in the federal government's announcement last week of a National Action Plan for Endometriosis.
A growing body of evidence links a mother's poor diet during pregnancy to long- term health problems in children.
The health system has faults but it deal well with issues that require urgent attention.
This year I have felt the deepest despair and the purest joy.