Having A Baby In Canberra provides comprehensive, local information all in the one place about the options and support available for women (and their partners) in the ACT and surrounding regions, from planning for your pregnancy through to the first six weeks at home with a baby.

News and Updates

Click on the following links or use the sitemap at the top right hand corner to find the specific information you need.

Planning Your Pregnancy

Early Pregnancy


Labour and Birth

The First 6 weeks 

Local Services

Quick Links

While Women’s Health Matters worked with local experts to ensure that the information provided is up to date, the content is provided for information purposes only, and was accurate at the time of publication. All users are encouraged to discuss the advice and options with their maternal health practitioners.

Last updated: October 2020