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Newborn babies can pick up GBS from their mother's vaginal tract during childbirth.

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Studies analysing the safety of using quit smoking medication during pregnancy have been few and far between – now, new UNSW big data research sheds light on the matter.

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Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonising and feeding off unwitting hosts, strengthening calls for a new vaccine, according to UNSW researchers.

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A new study – led by a UNSW lecturer – will trial the best strategies for women and their babies who experienced high blood pressure during pregnancy.

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A recent study suggests 12-18 months between pregnancies is ideal for most women. But is there actually such a thing as an ideal length of time?

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Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.

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A study led by UNSW researchers offers some promise that a drug called NMN could prevent obesity in children from overweight mothers.

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Many couples undergo multiple rounds of IVF. New stats give a more meaningful picture of the chances of having a baby, whether it’s the first or subsequent round of IVF, writes Georgina Chambers

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It can be hard to eat a balanced diet when you are suffering from nausea and vomiting. You may only feel like oranges, hot chips, lemonade, ice blocks and pizza, writes Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds.

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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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