05 Mar 13 edition
Australians are putting on the kilos and this causes problems for pregnant women. But health workers and patients are working on it. Amie Larter reports
04 Sep 12 edition
The hunt is still on to find insurance for homebirth services but a two-year extension on indemnity will give some breathing room, writes Hannah Dahlen
Supporters of breastfeeding are worried that recent research into allergies may interfere with what they say is essential nutrition for young babies. Antonia Maiolo reports
31 Jul 12 edition
Qualified senior nurses overseas have been ordering and administering drugs safely for years and soon their Australian counterparts will be doing the same. By Mardi Chapman
03 Jul 12 edition
Government inaction and insurance are two roadblocks in the way of private practice midwives, writes Joy Johnston.
03 Apr 12 edition
There is meant to be collaboration between doctors and nurses in maternity care but this is being hindered by unequal and disrespectful cultures and practices, writes Karen Lane.
06 Mar 12 edition
Innovative approaches are needed to stop the reliance on midwives to fill general nursing gaps in rural and remote areas, new research finds. By Linda Belardi.
21 Dec 11 edition
A British study will be replicated here to provide much needed statistical evidence for the continuing debate over midwives' duties. Mardi Chapman reports.
02 Nov 11 edition
Allowing women to make a more informed choice for their second birth might help reduce unnecessary surgery, writes Christine Catling-Paull.
04 Oct 11 edition
The westernisation of Asian societies will see its pre-term birth rate boom, predicts an Australian researcher at the forefront of advising China about how to manage this trend. Linda Belardi reports.
03 Aug 11 edition
The health outcomes of women and their babies can be greatly improved if health professionals get screening practices right.
More effective collaboration between sectors of health services and professionals are the key to improving
03 Aug 10 edition
In maternity care a collaborative approach is best for mother and child, but is it happening in practice? Annie May reports.
With less than one per cent of practising midwives in Australia being male, those few who take on the role tend to turn heads. Danny Ruspandini reports.
06 Apr 10 edition
What is the best available evidence regarding the effectiveness of examining the umbilicus of an infant?
02 Feb 10 edition
Experts says home birth debate is missing the main message.
04 Aug 09 edition
What is the best available evidence regarding the management of breech presentation? Author: Alexa McArthur RN RM MPHC