Pregnancy, childbirth and labour

Pregnancy, childbirth and labour

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For health professionals (Health professional publication)
15 Apr 2015 Pregnant women with severe hypertension should be treated promptly, but the benefits of antihypertensives are less clear for women whose blood pressure is less elevated. What does the evidence say?
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05 May 2014 The ‘morning-after pill’ (the emergency contraceptive pill) is not recommended as a regular method of contraception: it is less effective than other contraceptive methods and doesn’t give ongoing protection against pregnancy. Find out more
(Condition)
30 Apr 2014 Find out about managing asthma during pregnancy and why it’s vital for you to keep taking your asthma medicines.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
14 Apr 2014 Should all medicines be considered unsafe in pregnancy? Optimal use of medicines in pregnancy is important to ensure the health of mothers and babies. So, how do you assess what is safe and what is not?
(Media release)
01 Apr 2014 Up to 90% of pregnant women are affected by morning sickness. A new article in Australian Prescriber tells how dietary and lifestyle interventions, along with appropriate medicine treatment, can help most women continue their everyday life and work with minimal disruption.
(Media release)
01 Apr 2014 The April edition of Australian Prescriber covers the following topics - classifying drugs in pregnancy, treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and non-invasive prenatal testing for Down syndrome
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
11 Mar 2014 Examines media reports on the role of health assessments, if we are treating back pain appropriately and the risk of ADHD from paracetamol.
(Topic)
26 Feb 2014 Most medicines are safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, some can cause considerable harm to your baby. Find out things you need to consider if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.
(Media release)
01 Oct 2013 The latest edition of Australian Prescriber is out now. This issue coverstopics such as asthma drugs in pregnancy, assesment and management of eating disorders and prescribing for refugees.
(Medicine)
19 Jul 2013 Rivaroxaban may not be suitable for everyone, due to bleeding risk or other safety reasons. Find out who should avoid rivaroxaban and why.

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