Pregnancy and reproductive health

Side-sleeping in late pregnancy

PODCAST: The impact of maternal sleep position on late stillbirth risk

Sleep in pregnancy

Dr Liora Kempler talks about sleep in pregnancy and in the first year post-partum. What changes a pregnant mother can expect. How to help them optimise their sleep and who they can turn to if they are struggling.

Jaydess® or Mirena®: comparing contraceptives

This MedCase compares Jaydess® and Mirena® and provides guidance to help select the best option.

Polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine abnormality, affecting between 8-21% of women of reproductive age. It is associated with a range of health effects (including metabolic, reproductive and psychological) that can have long-term implications for a patient.

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UTI in pregnancy

Dr Bronwyn Sinclair talks about urinary tract infection (UTI) in pregnancy.

Breastfeeding - Abby Baskett

PODCAST: Dr Abby Baskett talks about breastfeeding.

Intrauterine contraceptive devices

IUCDs (intrauterine contraceptive devices) are forms of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).

They have low failure rates and are cost-effective even after the first year of use (Long-acting reversible contraception NICE Guideline. They may be non-hormonal (Copper IUCD) or hormonal, containing levonorgestrel (Mirena®, Jaydess®).

By the end of this short course you will be able to:


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