• I’m expecting twins…..what now??

    Discovering that you are having twins is very exciting – but after the initial surprise it can also be daunting. What do you need to know about having twins? How will this change your pregnancy care? Twin pregnancies have several unique features, so it’s essential that you are cared for by specialists experienced in managing […]

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  • RANZCOG supports mid-urethral slings for stress incontinence

    Stress urinary incontinence affects up to 1-in-3 adult women and has a huge impact on quality of life for thousands of Australians. Typically, stress incontinence causes unwanted leakage of urine during coughing, sneezing, laughing, exercise or sexual intercourse, which can be very distressing. While physiotherapy may be very helpful for women with mild stress incontinence, […]

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  • What prenatal screening tests do you recommend?

    Prenatal screening for fetal chromosomal problems (including Down syndrome), is one of the first decisions couples have to make during a pregnancy. Dr. Colin Walsh is an expert at discussing the available options with patients. He recently gave a presentation on this topic to specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists at the New South Wales RANZCOG Fellows […]

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  • Do you need a fetal cardiac scan during pregnancy?

    Congenital heart problems are one of the most common fetal anomalies identified during the 18-20 week morphology scan. Overall, fetal heart problems are detected in 1% of pregnancies but certain women are considered at higher risk. This includes: Women with pre-pregnancy diabetes Women with a high nuchal translucency measurement Monochorionic twin pregnancies Families with a […]

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  • New guidelines on caring for women with a 3rd / 4th degree tear

    Recently, the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in London have published new evidence-based guidelines on the caring for women who suffer a 3rd or 4th degree tear during childbirth (–and-fourth–degree-perineal-tears). 3rd and 4th degree tears involve the sphincter muscle near the rectum and occur in approximately 1-in-25 vaginal births. This type of tear […]

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