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PBB Turns 27 Years Old Today

PBB Turns 27 Years Old Today We can't believe that PBB turns 27 years old today. Twenty seven years ago Pregnancy Birth and Beyond was registered as a business. Lots has changed since we started as a business. On the negative side we've seen a dramatic increase in the intervention rates in labour. On


Twin Week

Twin Week We’ve been working hard behind the scenes updating our website. We are really happy as we've just finished our twin section of our website. As a result Pregnancy Birth and Beyond has decided announce this week as twin week. A week where we are focusing on all things twins. See our


List of Australian Birth Centres

List of Australian Birth CentresFind out about the different Australian birth centres. In Australia, birth centres are mostly attached to public hospitals. Midwifery-led care in these centres is free (being completely covered by Medicare). Care by a private midwife or doctor in a birth centre is usually claimable through Medicare and/or a private health fund.


Molar Pregnancy

Molar Pregnancy By Hannah Dahlen A molar pregnancy, otherwise known as an Hydatidiform Mole, occur when a part of the baby that forms the placenta becomes quite abnormal. This can occur when a sperm penetrates an empty ovum (female’s egg) or when a couple of sperm enter an ovum. It occurs about 1 in


Loosing Temperance

LoosingTemperance By Yvette Barton When you see an embryo, your embryo, on a screen in an embryology lab it can be hard to resist not falling in love with the hope that this tiny mass of cells offers. There it is. Your baby. And if it can just hold on long enough, you will


Remi’s Birth Breech VBAC!

Remi's Birth Breech VBAC! Tess Anthony shares Remis's Breech VBAC birth story. Expecting her fourth baby Tess discovers that her baby is again breech. Mia, Tess's third baby, was also breech. Mia's birth ended as a caesarean even though Tess wanted a vaginal birth. This time around Tess is determined to have a vaginal