Public Health

The transformative power of birth

Induction of labour, epidural analgesia, and caesarean section are now common themes in many women’s birth stories. Women are often…

Practice Translation

Home-visiting in early labour may reduce fear and better meet women’s needs

Key issues in early labour Early labour at home is a significant component of women’s birth experience. Women commonly feel…

Public Health

Psychological trauma regarding birth and helpful responses – Podcast

This week is Birth Trauma Awareness week. There is increasing recognition that a significant proportion of women describe some aspect…

Public Health

Mental health screening during pregnancy and after birth is even more important right now

Professor Debra Creedy  Up to 15% of pregnant women in Australia, and 21% of mothers of infants up to four…

September 11, 2020
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