Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is a common condition, with approximately 50% of women experiencing nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy. Often called “morning sickness”, this can actually occur at any time of the day. Typical morning sickness symptoms include: A nauseous, queasy feeling, likened to seasickness or carsickness Strong aversions to certain smells and […]

Baby Movement During Pregnancy

It’s a wonderful feeling when you start to feel movement as your baby develops in your womb. You might start to feel your baby moving around the 18-week mark of your pregnancy. If this is your first pregnancy, it might not happen until about 20 weeks, or from your second pregnancy, as early as 16 weeks! The […]

What is the Harmony Test

The Harmony prenatal test is a DNA-based blood screening test for the most common chromosomal abnormalities, including Down syndrome. This test can be performed as early as 10 weeks into pregnancy and was developed to be a more accurate prenatal screening test, minimising the chance that further testing would be recommended due to a false-positive […]

Group B Streptococcus (group B strep, GBS) in Pregnancy

Group B Streptococcus (group B strep, GBS) is a bacteria that comes and goes from our bodies – often found in the reproductive tracts. GBS is NOT an infection, it is normal part of vaginal flora (bacteria that lives inside the vagina) and is not transmitted to partners. Most people who have it don’t even […]