maternal health

A young girl sees a doctor with her mother

Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccination programs, a new UNSW study has found.

pregnancy

Staying healthy during pregnancy is important for both mother and child, writes Tony O'Sullivan.

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Simple steps can help protect against cytomegalovirus, now the leading non-genetic cause of disability in newborns and a virus most pregnant women have never heard of, writes Wendy van Zuijlen.

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The Kirby Institute at UNSW Australia will collaborate with the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research and other national and international institutes to conduct a world-first study in maternal and newborn health in PNG.