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'I'm really sorry, I'm in labour': Perth mum gives birth in Uber

'I'm really sorry, I'm in labour': Perth mum gives birth in Uber

"I just kind of shouted out to [the Uber driver], I'm really sorry but I'm in labour I'm about to a have a baby in your car and I think I freaked him out a little bit," she said. 

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Cardiac services boss resigns amid war between Sydney's children's hospitals
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Cardiac services boss resigns amid war between Sydney's children's hospitals

The head of cardiac services at Sydney Children's Hospital Network has resigned amid an escalating war between its two hospitals.

  • by Esther Han
Women at higher risk of breast cancer after childbirth
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Women at higher risk of breast cancer after childbirth

Women may be at increased risk of breast cancer for more than two decades after giving birth, new research suggests.

  • by Kate Aubusson
How genetic counsellors and ultra-rapid testing help parents search for answers they dread
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How genetic counsellors and ultra-rapid testing help parents search for answers they dread

Ultra-rapid genetic testing could give families of critically ill newborns the answers they need, the answers they dread, or no answers at all.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless
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'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless

A common IVF treatment marketed as a fertility booster and costing hundreds of dollars is useless, new research shows.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless
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'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless

A common IVF treatment marketed as a fertility booster and costing hundreds of dollars is useless, new research shows.

  • by Kate Aubusson
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WA mother's warning after FIFO smart baby monitor logs into stranger's nursery
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WA mother's warning after FIFO smart baby monitor logs into stranger's nursery

A Mandurah mother says she's too afraid to use her baby monitor camera, after the smart device logged her into a stranger's nursery camera. 

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Charlotte reigns supreme: Queensland's top baby names revealed
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Charlotte reigns supreme: Queensland's top baby names revealed

There will be lots of children named Charlotte and Oliver in Prep in a few years, but there have been a few new monikers to reach the top 10 this year.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
The Sydney public hospital offering pregnant women home births
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The Sydney public hospital offering pregnant women home births

The Royal Hospital for Women offers women with low-risk pregnancies the choice of giving birth in their homes at no cost, supported by two midwives.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Margot Robbie wants people to stop asking about her baby plans
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Margot Robbie wants people to stop asking about her baby plans

Her comments come in the same week that Sylvia Jeffreys and Miley Cyrus both took to social media to deny speculation that they were pregnant.

  • by Amy Croffey
Public patients forced into caesareans as ancient birth practice declines
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Public patients forced into caesareans as ancient birth practice declines

Delivering babies bottom first is a “dying art” in Victoria’s hospitals and could cease entirely because younger doctors no longer have experience in this kind of birth.

  • by Aisha Dow