Women are admitted to hospital for the birth of their child and length of stay can vary according to the type of birth and the health of mother and baby afterwards. Please feel free to ring at any stage of pregnancy to check in and discuss any concerns, particularly in the latter weeks.
See also the Department of Health publication: Guide to tests and investigations for uncomplicated pregnancies.
Information is also available for Dad’s during the postnatal period. Beyondblue have released a new booklet with information on depression and anxiety to raise awareness on issues associated with parenthood for fathers during this period.
‘Dad’s handbook: A guide to the first 12 months’.