Alongside people with pre-existing conditions, smoke exposure presents unique risks for pregnant women. Research shows prolonged exposure to bushfire smoke increases the risk of pregnancy complications including high…

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The mother is not legally obliged to inform Children’s Services of the name of the father. If the mother does not inform Children’s Services of who the father…

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Fish such as tilapia, cod, catfish, pollock, sardines, salmon and canned light tuna are all safe. Other forms of seafood, such as shrimp, crab and scallops are also…

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Energy drinks are not recommended during pregnancy as they may contain high levels of caffeine, and other ingredients not recommended for pregnant women. Some cold and flu remedies…

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You might want to take your mind off the nervous wait, but don’t wander off and forget; leaving the test ‘cooking’ for too long can give a false…

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What do miscarriage clots look like? Bleeding during miscarriage can appear brown and resemble coffee grounds. Or it can be pink to bright red. It can alternate between…

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For example, in a pregnancy with no problems, the baby’s heartbeat might be checked every 30 minutes during the first stage of labor. Then it would be checked…

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If you are healthy and your pregnancy is normal, it is safe to continue or start regular physical activity. Physical activity does not increase your risk of miscarriage,…

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Implantation bleeding happens just before the expected menstrual cycle. It is a very early sign of pregnancy, occurring a few days before a pregnancy test will confirm a…

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Where to Buy Them:​ You can purchase home pregnancy tests over the counter and without a prescription at most drug stores and supermarkets. You do not need to…

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