Pregnancy is both a fulfilling and daunting journey for mothers. It is a mixture of excitement and anxiety—visualising all the things that will come their way. That is why mothers need to have professionals like doctors, nurses, and board-certified lactation consultants to guide them and provide the necessary help to ensure that they have a healthy pregnancy and breastfeeding journey.
In Australia, women have access to both public and/or private care. It is important to commence appropriate antenatal care to either rule out risks or put strategies in place to deal with any risks identified. Parents should also take the essential steps to keep themselves and their babies safe.