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Poor mental health linked to pregnancy complications

Pregnant women with serious mental illnesses are more likely to experience antenatal and birth complications, researchers have found. Women with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other serious mental illnesses had higher-risk pregnancies, more complicated deliveries and their babies were more likely ...

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Debate over diabetes in pregnancy

If the threshold for gestational diabetes is lowered then nurses will need more training to care for the increased number of patients, say experts. Flynn Murphy reports. Up to 50 per cent more women could be diagnosed with gestational diabetes ...

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Programs to tackle pregnancy & weight

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 The prevalence of obesity around the nation has more than doubled in the past 20 ...

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