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Topic "Pregnancy And Post-natal Care" in Somali - total 17 documents

Title: Anxiety & depression in pregnancy & early parenthood
Summary: This factsheet is to help understand more about antenatal or postnatal anxiety and depression concerns and where to go for further information and help

Title: Before your first pregnancy appointment at the Womens
Summary: This information sheet discusses the services and tests you may need before you attend hospital for your first antenatal care clinic appointment. It is aimed at women who will have their baby at the Royal Women's Hospital but has information that may be applicable to all pregnant women.

Title: Breastfeeding your baby
Summary: This translated 16 page booklet is for mothers who are starting to breastfeed. In it you will find information on how to get started and how to avoid common problems.

Title: Epidural information
Summary: This translated information is for women having an epidural during labour. It explains what an epidural is, why you are having one and how it is administered.

Title: Expecting a baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: A translated resource for pregnant women who may be experiencing problems with bladder and bowel control. The resource covers information such as how to know when there is a problem, likelihood of getting bladder and bowel problems, having caesarean births and information on pelvic floor muscles.

Title: Explaining preeclampsia
Summary: What is preeclampsia, the symptoms, how it affects mother and baby, cure/treatments and where you can find further information.

Title: Having your baby at the Women's - things to bring into hospital
Summary: This translated list is for women who are coming to the Royal Women's Hospital to have their baby, outlining what to bring with them.

Title: Improving your recovery after birth - physiotherapy advice
Summary: Some simple translated steps we recommend for after you have given birth. These will improve your postnatal recovery, including immediately after birth and longer term exercises and tips.

Title: Induction of labour
Summary: Sometimes it is necessary to help a women to start her labour using artificial methods. This is called induction of labour. This information may help you and your family make a choice about induction of labour and to answer some of the questions you may have.

Title: Jaundice in newborn babies
Summary: Jaundice in newborn babies is a yellow colouration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Visible jaundice occurs in one third to a half of normal newborn babies. It usually does not cause problems and generally fades by the end of the first week after birth. If the jaundice appears within 24 hours of birth, or is still present after 2 weeks, contact your doctor or local hospital.

Title: Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
Summary: A translated fact sheet about 'morning sickness' that can occur at any time of the day. The cause is unknown although it has been linked to changes in the levels of various hormones during pregnancy. This fact sheet describes what it is, what can be done to help it, some suggestions to reduce the severity of your symptoms, and foods to try. It also includes information about hyperemesis.

Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what nocturia is and its causes, which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.

Title: Pelvic floor muscle training for women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Preeclampsia explained
Summary: Preeclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.

Title: Pregnancy and birth services
Summary: This translated video provides information on involving health services early and fully understanding your childbirth options to give a great start to a rewarding birth experience. The video outlines the who’s who during pregnancy, birth and newborn care, and helps to understand which records and paperwork are required as well as payment options for having a baby and newborn care in Victoria.

Title: Prolapse
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.

Title: When to call the hospital - Advice for women in late pregnancy
Summary: Sometimes during late pregnancy changes may occur that can concern some women. Many of these concerns can be discussed with a midwife at their next clinic appointment however some may need immediate attention. This information explains when to call your hospital for more advice.

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