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The History of Obstetrics at Sydney’s Royal Hospital for Women

Established while Australia was still just a colony, Sydney’s Royal Hospital for Women has a long and distinguished history. Today, it is one of the country’s most prestigious hospitals for providing health care services to women and their babies. It is seen as a leader and innovator in the maternal health field, particularly for obstetrics, […]

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What is Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing?

Non-invasive prenatal testing or NIPT is a screening test designed to determine the likelihood of a child developing certain genetic abnormalities. During pregnancy a child’s DNA mixes with the mother’s in her bloodstream, allowing doctors to perform a simple blood test to examine the genetic material and find particular issues early.    What does non-invasive prenatal […]

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Pregnancy care tips for a Sydney summer and bush-fire season

Sydney summers are a time for the outdoors, spending time with the family and doing some physical activity. When you’re pregnant, however, it can be a little difficult to deal with the forty degree days and heavy humidity. This can also come with the added stress and health hazards of bushfire season, which can pose […]

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What makes the Prince of Wales Private Hospital one of Sydney’s leaders in Obstetrics

Choosing a good hospital in which to have your child can be a difficult and confusing decision. However, if you pick a good service it can make a big difference, not just during the childbirth itself but also in patient care and postnatal services. Amongst the options of obstetrics and maternity services in Sydney, the […]

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Is a 3D Ultrasound Safe for Baby and Mother?

Seeing your baby for the first time can be a heart warming moment, and no doubt you don’t want to wait a whole 9 months to be able to do so, which is why many parents start thinking about a 3D ultrasound. However, before you book anything you should know a little more about what […]

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What qualifications does an Obstetrician have?

Anyone who has had a baby or even those that have begun thinking about it knows that an obstetrician is a key part of the pregnancy and birth process. An obstetrician is a highly qualified doctor that specialises in providing medical care and advice before during and after birth, to ensure that mothers experience a […]

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The importance of regular scans during pregnancy

Scans during pregnancy are extremely important for screening the health and wellbeing of the baby, screening for abnormalities and providing useful information on the development of the foetus. There are a number of scans that can be performed and might be used for a number of different purposes. What are scans used for during pregnancy? […]

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What is the Difference Between an Obstetrician and a Gynaecologist?

Gynaecology and obstetrics have become a fundamental part of women’s health in the contemporary field of health. While the two fields overlap and work closely together the optimise the health and wellbeing of women in modern society they have distinct roles in the medical profession. However, the differences between the two can often be confusing […]

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The Importance of Obstetricians for Complicated Pregnancies

Pregnancy is a beautiful time for many as they watch their child grow and develop. It can be an exciting mix of emotions but can also be filled with doubt and questions as families try to do their best for the growing baby. That’s why a good prenatal doctor is vital to the process. An […]

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What is a Midwife and What do they do?

Midwives have been at the core of childbirth medical care for a very long time. A midwife is a health care professional that provides assistance to women during pregnancy, childbirth and for up to six weeks after the baby is born. Their role is to encourage a healthy pregnancy and provide the medical care and […]

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