AMaRE News

Too many women are leaving hospital after childbirth with PTSD because of bad care

19/01/2017

 
Gill heard a midwife say, ‘Is she always this much of a drama queen?’ to her husband during a painful induction …

RCOG release: The use of ultrasound before 10 weeks gestation is examined in a new scientific opinion paper

 
Ultrasound is being increasingly used for non-medical reasons, however, in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy it should be performed only …

Women who conceive within six months of miscarriage are ‘more likely to get pregnant’, study finds

 
Findings contrary to World Health Organisation guidelines that recommend waiting six months.
 
Women who conceive within six months of a miscarriage are …

Groundbreaking new ‘Birthing on Country’ program launched

 
A new maternity program designed to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies has …

Oxytocin Without Misoprostol Best for Postpartum Hemorrhage Prevention

24/11/2016

Adding misoprostol to oxytocin immediately after childbirth did not additionally prevent postpartum hemorrhage and may have increased women’s risks for adverse …

Pregnant women must be able to access the right care at the right time, says WHO

7 November 2016 | GENEVA – WHO has issued a new series of recommendations to improve quality of antenatal care in …