Gain more Parenting Insights at our Expos

Get your Expo tickets today! View Expo dates

Pregnancy health

The mini-trampoline in your pelvis

You hear it all the time: “do your pelvic floor muscle exercises, make sure the pelvic floor is strong,” but what exactly are the pelvic floor muscles? Read to have your questions answered.

Read article

The ABC of probiotics – from pregnancy to toddlers

While probiotics have become popular in recent years, it’s not yet easy to define what they are or what exactly they do. To help, Life-Space has answered some of your most common questions.

Read article

7 Steps to amazing pregnancy photos

7 Steps to Stunning Maternity Photos - Channon Williamson gives us her expert advice for creating truly beautiful maternity photos.

Read article

Exercise in Pregnancy - How and Why to modify

We hear various advice about modifying exercise during pregnancy, but do you know the reasons behind this? By understanding the ‘why’, pregnant women like you can make informed and empowered decisions about the way in which you stay active.

Read article

Mind The Gap - All you need to know about abdominal muscle separation!

Abdominal Muscle Separation, or Diastasis, is a normal part of being pregnant. In this article we bust some myths about diastasis and how to help muscle recovery after birth.

Read article

What Is NeurOptimal Neurofeedback?

Neurofeedback is a non-invasive brain training that helps the brain return to stability and operate at it’s best.

Read article

Why do I feel so tired during pregnancy?

Fatigue in pregnancy is common and can can throw many women off guard, both by its severity and that it occurs so early on in pregnancy. Here's why tiredness occurs and some tips to help you through each trimester

Read article

What are Belly Bells and can they help soothe your baby

Can a baby really hear the outside world from the safety of the womb? The answer is yes, and the calming effect it can have on both mother and baby are amazing.

Read article

Your baby's movements matter, know your normal.

Still Aware are Australia's only not for profit charity, raising awareness of stillbirth in Australia. Educating expectant families on safe pregnancy practises, in order to end preventable stillbirth in Australia.

Read article

Mental health care in pregnancy-be kind to your mind

Pregnancy is a time of significant change both in your life and physically. It can be associated with stress on your mental health and may even precipitate postnatal depression. Understanding what may lead to stress, how you can recognise deterioration in your mental health and what you can be done to help is an important aspect of your pregnancy care.

Read article

Exercising during pregnancy

Exercise is an important component of pregnancy health for the mother and the baby. We explain the benefits, the sort of exercise you should do and look at precautions around exercising in pregnancy.

Read article

Vulvar varicosities - what is it?

Estimated to affect between 4% and 10% of women during pregnancy, the actual figure for vulvar varicosities is most likely to be much higher with many women not reporting or being diagnosed, being too embarrassed to discuss the symptoms with their health care professional.

Read article

Alcohol in the first few weeks of pregnancy

While the advice is to abstain completely from alcohol, what about the mothers who weren’t aware they were pregnant?

Read article

Travelling during pregnancy

Whether travelling for work, a destination wedding or a 'babymoon', it is important for pregnant women to consider these factors before packing their bags.

Read article

What ultrasound scans do I need?

You can have an ultrasound at any time during your pregnancy but there are certain weeks which are used to provide specific, standardised growth and structural assessments for your baby.

Read article

Sick of morning sickness?

To help you overcome or at least reduce morning sickness give some of these tips a go, hopefully you can get through this retched period a little easier.

Read article

A healthy happy baby and a healthy happy mum

Liz Wilkes goes through what really make a difference to a healthy baby and mother according to evidence.

Read article

Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a condition that occurs from the 20th week of pregnancy and effects multiple organs in a woman’s body.

Read article

The pregnant woman's guide to exercise

Being pregnant shouldn’t mean missing out on physical activity. Bupa give their top exercise tips to help keep mum and baby safe.

Read article

Stretch marks? No thanks!

Stretch marks, the gift that comes with pregnancy, are not appealing! Follow these useful tips provided by Mustela to prevent their appearance or make it practically invisible if they have managed to form.

Read article

Incontinence - don't make me laugh

Incontinence is a serious and common issue among many women, in particular after pregnancy.

Read article

Gestational Diabetes - what is it and how to reduce your risk

Mater Mothers' Hospital explains what Gestational Diabetes is, hot it is treated, how to reduce your risk and what happens after the birth.

Read article

Pregnancy symptoms

The symptoms of pregnancy can vary wildly in women. Here are some of the more common experiences and ideas for how to manage morning sickness.

Read article

Weighing up the options

Keeping your pelvic floor in good shape during pregnancy, and taking into account all the possible childbirth scenarios, can help avoid problems later.

Read article

The do’s & do not’s of exercise in pregnancy

Medical experts in this field now agree that there are many physical and psychological benefits of regular exercise during pregnancy.

Read article

Caring for your crazy pregnant skin

In this article, Michelle from GAIA will take you through ingredients you should look for in your stretch mark skincare products for best results.

Read article

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes affects about 5% of pregnant women in Australia and is usually diagnosed at about 28 weeks.

Read article

Managing morning sickness

Morning sickness can have a significant effect on day-to-day activities so it’s good to know how to make morning sickness more manageable.

Read article

Fish oil and pregnancy

PBC Expo spoke with Kelli Proudfoot from Evolution Health to find out more about taking fish oil tablets when you're pregnant.

Read article

Why you need to support your body when exercising during and after pregnancy

SRC Health explains why you need to support your body when exercising during and after pregnancy and how the unique SRC garment technology enables muscular activity and promotes muscle stimulation

Read article

Vaccinations in pregnancy and early childhood immunisations

The importance of vaccination, influenza and whooping cough vaccinations in pregnancy and a general overview on childhood immunisations.

Watch video

Keeping fit during pregnancy

Exercising and maintaining your fitness during pregnancy is vital, not only for helping your body handle the extraordinary stresses and demands of pregnancy and childbirth, but to help your physical (and mental) recovery afterwards

Read article

How to ease pain during pregnancy

The joy of childbirth can be tempered by the onset of mild to severe post-partum pelvic pain, present in 1 in 4 woman and an unwanted side effect that many new mothers will want gone as soon as possible. Medical compression garments can be used to stabilise the pelvis, improve circulation and alleviate pain.

Read article

You and your developing baby: pregnancy stages

What is going on inside your growing belly during this time? Here’s your guide on pregnancy stages; on what usually happens to you and your developing baby from day 1 to delivery.

Read article

Stages of pregnancy: what to really expect when & before pregnancy

Dr Brad Robinson, takes us through all the stages of pregnancy. He is an expert obstetrician from Greenslopes Private Hospital, and he will help demystify the myths and superstitions that commonly surround the pregnancy.

Watch video