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TRIMESTER TWO – TESTS AND SCANS

You’ve past the most risky period and are now into your second trimester – the one that’s usually the most enjoyable since any sickness should have subsided and your belly isn’t too stretched! Still, there are more tests and scans to consider – here’s a rundown for you.

TRIMESTER ONE – TESTS AND SCANS

As exciting as it is, pregnancy can sometimes feel like you’re in a never-ending loop of tests, scans, appointments and needles. Here’s what’s offered during your first trimester. It’s always a good idea to talk to your care provider about your options in-depth so you can make the most informed decisions on what is best for you and your baby.

I’M PREGNANT, SHOULD I GET THE FLU JAB?

The simple answer is: yes. We often get asked by expectant mothers if it is safe to receive the influenza immunisation and, with concerns particularly high during the global pandemic and the flu season just around the corner, the question is coming up more frequently. We understand pregnancy can already be an anxious time and, now more than ever, it is important to get the right information about this vaccine.

IVF DURING COVID-19

If you are considering IVF, you have no doubt heard that new fertility treatment has been put on hold as the Covid-19 situation continues to evolve in Australia. Grace Private gynaecologist and obstetrician, Dr Tina Fleming, breaks down the news and what it means for those who are planning to embark on, or have already started, their IVF journey.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR ‘BABY WEARING’

‘Baby-wearing’ is the practice of carrying your baby on your body in a sling, carrier or wrap, so you can engage in your daily activities while keeping your baby close. Baby-wearing has been traditionally practiced by many cultures around the world for centuries, but has become increasingly popular in the modern world over the last decade.

 

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