Unplanned pregnancy and pregnancy options counselling
I am not sure if this pregnancy is right for me at this time in my life. What do I do?
Pregnancy planning & fertility
Should I be doing anything before trying to get pregnant?
What vitamins or supplements should I take?
How long should I try for before I investigate our fertility?
What about fertility preservation and egg freezing? Should I consider this?
I am pregnant, what now?
What to do once you have peed on the stick and it says you are pregnant!
Chromosomal and genetic screening tests in pregnancy
Screening options available to ensure a healthy baby
Nausea/vomiting of pregnancy & hyperemesis
What to try if experiencing nausea or vomiting of pregnancy and good resources to look up
Preparation for baby and the 4th trimester
Things to think about while pregnant and before baby is born
Preparation for breastfeeding
Is it worth preparing for breastfeeding? What resources can i look at to ge tmore informed?
Should I do these classes or anything extra?
Useful pregnancy and parenting websites
1800 My Options
1800 696 784
Information about contraception, pregnancy options, abortion and sexual health services in Victoria.
Pregnancy Birth Baby
Information and support for expecting parents, and parents of children aged up to five years old.
Raising Children Network
Information and videos on all aspects of pregnancy & parenting.
Better Health Channel
Fact sheets on health and medical information
Royal Women's Hospital
Health information on women's health topics, including pregnancy & childbirth
Medicines Information Service - Royal Women's Hospital (Medicines in pregnancy and breastfeeding)
Information to healthcare providers and the general public by phone and email.
Royal Children's Hospital
A wealth of information about Kids Health.
Information on safe sleeping, safe pregnancy and grief/loss support.
Australian Breastfeeding Association 1800 686 268
A 24-hour breastfeeding help line that provides mother to mother breastfeeding support. Website has lots of useful breastfeeding information.
Maternal and Child Health Line 13 22 29
A 24-hour telephone service offering information for families of children aged from birth to school age