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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in pregnant & breastfeeding women (updated August 2021)

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  Last year in April we published a blog post titled “What we know during COVID-19”. Back then we understood far less about COVID-19 and its link to women who are expecting, pregnant, or breastfeeding. Now, however, it’s safe to say a lot has changed; new variants of the virus, new...

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Ayla Joy

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I sit here writing this, wishing I could return to that life when everything was simple, easy and happy. I remember the day I found out I was pregnant like it was yesterday. J was doing a workout, I had a gut feeling of something, but never expected to be...

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Santana Humphreys

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When I was 20 weeks and 1-day pregnant we went to find out the sex of our second child. Instead of hearing "it’s a boy or a girl", the ultrasound tech tells us “I’m sorry I’m not finding a heartbeat". My husband and I stood there and quietly I told...

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Kora Alderman

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Pregnancy turned out to be a breeze for me every appointment was perfect. Every scan and every test where always on point. Throughout my pregnancy, I was very aware of the changes my body was going through, and I was very in tune with my baby’s movements and everything going...

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Donate Your Drive to help Still Aware

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Earlier this month, Still Aware launched it's Donate Your Drive Appeal to help raise funds for our new awareness and education programs. Are you currently working from home? You might like to take advantage of EOFY and make a tax-deductible donation to the value of your usual commute to work....

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Safe pregnancy at risk in COVID-19 crisis

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Routine maternity care has recently changed in Australia due to COVID-19 restrictions, with researchers and clinicians expressing concerns that a drop in physical assessments and face-to-face consults could lead to an increase in stillbirth rates.  Pregnant women are currently not considered high risk to contract COVID-19, however changes are being...

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Nurses and midwives honoured for outstanding efforts.

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Still Aware, Australia’s only stillbirth awareness organisation, are calling on the Australian public to help award a Nurse and Midwife of the Year. As a continued celebration of the 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife, the South Australian charity will recognise and thank health professionals when presenting the award...

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What constitutes a medical reason for preterm birth?

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  Stillbirth risk left out in latest guidelines for preterm birth In a move to reduce preterm birth rates, an awareness campaign launched last month could potentially ignore important education that is proven to reduce stillbirth. Advocates for stillbirth prevention, Still Aware, are recommending all factors should be considered in the...

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Kaycen Watson

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27 July 2018   It wasn’t an easy task accepting my pregnancy as a single mum, but it was definitely the most beautiful experience I have ever had, not only achieving everything I did but proving to myself how strong I really was, being able to carry after thinking I couldn’t....

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Randolph Bob Burr

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16 October 1949 How times and the approach of the medical profession have changed – for the better. Our brother Randolph was stillborn to our mother in 1949. Rod, was 2 1/2 years old at the time, Kathy and Nancy not being born until 1950 and 1952 respectively. Thus the...

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