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Latest news: Pregnancy

Canberrans invited to share a special moment in perinatal portraits

Calling on Canberra region photographers – amateur, professional and those who were just lucky – to share moments captured on the journey to parenthood in the Perinatal Portraits exhibition.

ACT Government sets up maternity advisory groups

Expressions of interest are now open to join the Maternity in Focus Advisory Group and Perinatal Mental Health Reference Group.

Helping new Canberra mums with a cuppa and kindness

With a dash of hot water, a welcoming presence, and a listening ear, the team at Pop the Kettle On aims to make the transition of welcoming a new bub into your life as smooth as possible.

New asthma program helps Canberra’s expectant mums breathe easy

Expectant mothers with preexisting medical conditions often find themselves with added stress during pregnancy; the new Breathe Well for Your Baby program aims to ease their minds.

Op-ed: Give women the choice about where to give birth

Abbie McMillan-Maher, sponsored by Jo Clay MLA, has a petition to set up a freestanding birth centre in Canberra.

ANU study looks at impact of bushfires, COVID-19 on Aussie families  

A follow-up study from The Australian National University (ANU) will shed light on the full impact of the 2019/20 bushfires and the global pandemic on young families.  The study follows ANU’s 2020 Mother...

CBR mamas bust the misunderstandings of miscarriage

Yas and Krissy, the mums behind @cbrmamas, pledged to challenge the stigma around miscarriage through their vibrant online platform

Maternity services to receive $12m boost in upcoming ACT Budget

The ACT Government said the Maternity in Focus plan is a “holistic approach” that will improve maternity services focusing on families, equity, and evidence, supported by an over $12 million investment in the 2022-23 ACT Budget.

Certificates recognise early pregnancy loss

Parents who lost their baby before 20 weeks’ gestation can now obtain a Commemorative Early Pregnancy Loss Certificate.

Push for pregnant women to get COVID vaccine

Pregnant women are having trouble getting vaccinated against COVID-19 even though they are eligible for Pfizer.

Red Nose Day funds SIDS research, education, advice

Red Nose Day is this Friday 13 August. Every dollar raised by the Day is dedicated to saving newborn lives through funding research, education, and advice for new parents – including the...