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Dr Iniyaval Thevathasan – Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Pregnancy

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) comprises of a group of conditions that cause inflammation of the digestive tract and includes Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. IBD is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 18-35. Hence, it follows that a majority of women will conceive for the first time after their [...]

Dr Stefan Kane – Is my baby ok? Babies that are Small for Dates (Small for Gestational Age)

Birth announcements almost always mention a baby's birthweight – it forms a considerable point of interest for parents, family and friends alike. Beyond this social curiosity, birthweight is an important health measure, as very small or very large babies may need additional care. A significant component of pregnancy care is [...]

Dr Peter England- Melbourne Obstetrician

Your pregnancy is a highly personal experience and requires individualised care, specific to your own health and lifestyle needs. Dr Peter England is dedicated to providing bespoke and compassionate care to every patient to ensure they have the best pregnancy possible. Peter has worked in both Australia and the UK.  [...]

Tackling the spectre of preterm labour

Around one in ten pregnant women will go into preterm or early labour before 37 weeks’ of pregnancy. Many of these will be first time mums. For an obstetrician, preterm labour is a confounding problem. For parents, it’s a scary and unpredictable prospect. A/Prof Megan Di Quinzio is leading the [...]

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Looking after your breasts

When we talk about “breast health” it is almost always in reference to breast cancer, specifically, the issues of Risk Reduction and Early Detection. Breast cancer and oncoplastic surgeon, Dr Jane O'Brien, shares some advice on how to look after your breast. Breast Cancer: Risk Reduction How can an individual woman [...]