From the moment you discover that you’re pregnant, a sense of excitement and anticipation sets in. You might feel like you have more questions than answers.
- How do I cope with morning sickness?
- When should I tell people I’m pregnant?
- What foods should I avoid?
- Is it safe to dye my hair?
Epworth midwives answer all of these questions and more, drawing on the latest evidence and decades of experience supporting Victorian families from pregnancy to birth and newborn baby.
Ask an Epworth Midwife – your guide to early pregnancy
Planning for your pregnancy
Trimester 1 - Starting well
- Am I pregnant?
- Ask an Epworth Midwife
- Your due date
- Feeling queasy
- Taking care of you in trimester 1
Trimester 2 - Midway check-in
- Your second trimester
- Monitoring your pregnancy
- Baby movement
- Maternity education classes
- Dealing with aches and pains
- Staying active during pregnancy
- Taking care of you in trimester 2
Trimester 3 - The big day
- Will COVID affect your birth?
- What to pack in your hospital bag
- Your birth plan
- Your support team
- Getting ready to come to hospital
- Gen V research at Epworth
- Welcome to the world gift box