Useful Resources


The below links are selected resource documents and websites you may find useful. The information, research and/or guidelines offered in these documents or available via these websites is considered to be interesting and potentially of value. The documents and websites listed here do not necessarily reflect the views of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, nor should their inclusion be interpreted as the College's recommendation or endorsement of the material.

Antenatal Care


Dietary Information



The Raising Awareness Tool for Endometriosis (RATE) is a quick-to-use electronic resource for health professionals and their patients to help identify and assess endometriosis – and endometriosis-associated symptoms – to reach a faster diagnosis and achieve more effective management of symptoms.

HPV Vaccination


Influenza Vaccination

Free influenza vaccine is available to all pregnant women in Australia and New Zealand. To receive the influenza vaccination, pregnant women are advised to visit their local doctor or immunisation provider. It is important to note that the vaccine is free; however a consultation fee may apply.

For more information please visit:  

Midwifery Guidelines


Pain Information


Surgical Mesh

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Women's Health

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that pregnant women receive the influenza vaccination or “flu shot” during any trimester of their pregnancy to protect themselves and their newborn babies from flu.


Women's Health

Use of mesh for the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence

There has been a great deal of interest and comment in both the mainstream and social media about the Senate Inquiry into the use of mesh as part of the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence.


Women's Health

Zika Virus

Over the past few months, there have been several news reports of the rapidly evolving situation regarding the Zika virus