A List of Topics
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Practical Topics

  • A History of Childbirth
  • A History of Pain Relief in Labour
  • Pregnancy Week by Week@Better Health Channel
  • Anaesthesia & You
  • Epidurals and Back Pain
  • Caring for your Back
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Coffee and Pregnancy
  • Mouth Rinse in Preterm Pregnancy Prevention
  • Air Travel and Pregnancy
          - Adverse Outcome - Myth or Concern - 2006
  • Air Travel and Pregnancy RCOG 2008

  • Nutrition Topics and Links

  • Food Standards Australia
  • General Nutrition & Avoiding Infections
  • Kitchen Hygiene
  • Vitamin & Mineral Supplementation & Australian RDI's
  • Mineral Sources
  • Vitamin Sources
  • Vitamin D Deficiency in Australia, Sun Exposure & Sources
  • Fruits - Vitamin & Mineral Contents of
  • Vegetables - Vitamin & Mineral Contents of
  • Thyroid and Pregnancy - Text
  • NHMRC Public Statement on Iodine supplementation
  • Iodine Deficiency and the Thyroid - Importance in Pregnancy - Video
  • Iodine Supplementation in Pregnancy - Text
  • Sources of Iodine
  • Obstetric Topics

  • Pregnant Women and Swine Influenza
  • Pregnancy and Exercise - a brief review from SUFW
  • Pregnancy & Labour - from NSW Department of Health
  • Natural Delivery & Later Life Risk
  • No Right or Wrong Way to Give Birth
  • Elective caesarean section: A Patient's Account
  • Elective caesarean section: Maternal Request
  • Breast Feeding
  • Australian Breastfeeding Association
  • Baby Topics

  • Is Motherhood Really That Hard
  • Anti D, You & Your Baby - from the Australian Red Cross
  • Vitamin K at Birth
  • What is Cord Blood? - Sydney Cord Blood Bank
  • Debate - Umbilical Cord Blood - Private vs Public
  • Circumcision
  • Recognising serious illness in babies
  • Kids Home Safety Checklist


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    Site last updated 24th August 2013