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Women and Newborn Health Service

Health A – Z


King Edward Memorial Hospital


The following brochures provide information for women who birth at King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) in Western Australia and can be used as a general guide for pregnancy and birth information.



Adolescent Antenatal Clinic
Information for pregnant teenagers.

Bleeding and/or Pain in Early Pregnancy

Breech Presentation - External Cephalic Version

Caesarean, Your - Birth and Recovery (formerly Following Caesarean Birth)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Childbirth and Mental Illness Antenatal Clinic (CAMI)

Diabetes Screening in Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy

Exercise, Diabetes and Pregnancy

Exercise - Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises

Fetal Monitoring

Gestational Diabetes – Should I be screened for Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational Diabetes - Starting Insulin for the First Time

Gestational Diabetes (print version)

Glucose Tolerance Test
Booking form and instructions for a blood test to determine the presence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).

Good Bowel Habits

Good Foods for Young Mums To Be

Hepatitis B and your Baby

Hospital Admission and Tobacco Smoking

Management of Preterm Prelabour Rupture of Membranes

Maternal Fetal Medicine Service

Morning Sickness - A simple guide to ease your discomfort

Nutritional Fitness in Pregnancy

Overdue pregnancy – My baby is overdue – what now?

Overdue pregnancy (print version)

Preparation for Childbirth and Parenting Courses

Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises

Pre-Admission Clinic for Birth by Elective Caesarean Section

Pregnancy Care at King Edward Memorial Hospital

Pregnancy Health Record

Pregnancy of Unknown Location

Pregnancy of Unknown Viability

Pregnancy Care options - having a baby in WA


Systemic Methotrexate

Ultrasound – Having a routine ultrasound scan in pregnancy

Ultrasound (print version)

Vitamin D Deficiency - Use of Cholecalciferol

Vitamin D for Pregnant Women and New Mothers - Information about

When to Come to Hospital and Planning to go Home

Women and Newborn Drug and Alcohol Service

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Active Management of the Third Stage Following a Vaginal Birth

Caesarean, Your - Birth and Recovery (formerly Following Caesarean Birth)

Delivery of the placenta – Should I have active or natural management?

Delivery of the placenta (print version)

Epidurals for Child Birth

Family Birth Centre

Fear of Childbirth

Home birth – What are my options if I wish to have a home birth?

Homebirth (print version)

Induction of Labour

Information for a Support Person Attending a Caesarean Birth

Labour and Birth Using Water

Next Birth After Caesarean (NBAC)

Repeat Caesarean Section

Use of Oxytocics for Delivery of the Placenta

Use of TENS in Labour

VBAC - Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section

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After your Epidural or Spinal Block

Baby massage and Open House Postnatal Program

Breastfeeding and Breast Care

Caesarean, Your - Birth and Recovery (formerly Following Caesarean Birth)

Caring for your Perineum

Exercise - Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises

Expressing Breast Milk for your Baby in the NICU

Following Caesarean Birth

Formula Feeding

Good Bowel Habits

Hepatitis C and Breastfeeding

Keeping Your Baby Safe

Open House Program and baby massage (next nine months)

Parent Education Classes

Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises

Physiotherapy after Childbirth

Post Caesarean Section - Mothers Group flyer

Postnatal Exercise

Safe Infant Sleeping

Six Week Check

The use of Domperidone to increase milk supply

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Blood Transfusion for your Baby

Co-Sleeping/Bed-Sharing - Information for Parents

Gastroschisis Information for Parents

Getting Ready for Home Information for parents

Home care for babies who have had a CSF shunt inserted

Infant Inflight Care - Information for Parents Flying With Oxygen

Information for Parents of Pre-term

Look@MyBaby - Information for parents and staff

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal Follow-up Program

Omega-3 DHA supplements

Oximetry Screening Information for Parents

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

Safe Infant Sleeping

Vitamin D Deficiency - Use of Cholecalciferol

Vitamin D for Pregnant Women and New Mothers - Information about

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