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Lifestyle factors can play an important role in maintaining healthy ovulation and boosting natural fertility Women who are actively trying to start a family, planning for the future or even …

Pharmacists can play an influential role in optimising treatment for pregnant women with hypertension by boosting both their knowledge and confidence, leading to improved adherence. By Sheshtyn Paola, MPH, clinical …

Gaps in knowledge about the safety of opioids, ADHD drugs and benzos in pregnancy may present a risk to women of reproductive age, say researchers A dearth of information about …

Carlene McMaugh takes a look at the issue of off-label S3s in pregnancy and breastfeeding Pregnancy and breastfeeding are times when people have a lot of questions about their health …

Research shows that a baby’s first 1000 days of life can significantly influence their lifelong health and wellbeing. Melanie McGrice, an Australian Dietician with a special interest in fertility, speaks …

Research shows that a baby’s first 1000 days of life can significantly influence their lifelong health and wellbeing. Melanie McGrice, an Australian Dietician with a special interest in fertility, speaks …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy of a curcumin extract on gastrointestinal symptoms and intestinal microbiota An 8-week RCT of 79 adults with self-reported …

Melbourne lockdowns see gestational diabetes cases rise, while experts warn women are missing out on funded-education and support. COVID lockdowns could be behind an increase seen in the rate of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Probiotics for preventing gestational diabetes A Cochrane review suggests there is an 85% increased relative risk of pre‐eclampsia with probiotic administration compared …

Constipation is a common presentation in pharmacy, with many causes and different treatment and management options available, including diet and lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapies. The presenters of this two-episode podcast …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia are common during pregnancy and are associated …

Pregnant women have poor adherence to anti-hypertensives, despite the risk of complications, study finds Pharmacists have a major role to play in educating women on the need to remain adherent …