Source documents

We would like to thank the following institutions for their willingness to provide us with texts from their brochures for this website:

 

  • Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
  • Austrian Committee of Midwives
  • Institute for Women’s and Men’s Health / FEM and FEM Süd Women’s Health Centres

 

Before the Birth 

The initial period
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Office for Women’s Health and Health Targets in MA 24

Status: 2011

Fundamental questions
Source: Prof. Dr. Beate Wimmer-Puchinger

Physical changes
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Nausea during pregnancy
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor + Prof. Dr. Beate Wimmer-Puchinger

How to calculate your due date
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Pregnancy and occupation
Source: Summary of help.gv.at links – help.gv.at

Feeling good during pregnancy
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Nutrition during pregnancy
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011 + graphic “Food pyramid for pregnant women”

Foodstuffs that pose a risk and taboos during pregnancy
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Addictive substances
Source: Netdoktor (Alcohol) / Netdoktor (Smoking) / Netdoktor (Drugs)

Medicines
Source: own text

Weight gain during pregnancy
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Eating correctly in case of nausea
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Movement and sports during pregnancy
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Psyche
Source: Post-partum depression – I should really be happy – guide for mothers
Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: May 2012

Mother-child health passport
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Midwife counselling in the mother-child health passport
Source: Midwives-Parents brochure
Editor: Austrian Committee of Midwives

The development from month to month
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

He is going to be a father
Source: Prof. Dr. Beate Wimmer-Puchinger

Physical, mental and sexual abuse
Source: Prof. Dr. Beate Wimmer-Puchinger / FRA study. Violence against women: an EU-wide survey

Female Genital Mutilation, (in short: FGM)
Source: FGM-Broschüre des Wiener Programms für Frauengesundheit & FEMSüd
Editor: Institute for Women’s and Men’s Health / FEM Süd Women’s Health Centres

Mother-child health passport examinations
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

What is prenatal diagnosis?
Source: Dr. Lynch + When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Prenatal diagnosis – where?
Source: own text

What type of examinations are there?
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth (revised by Dr. Lynch)
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Problems & illnesses
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Gestation diabetes (diabetes mellitus)
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links + correction Dr. Evelyn Kreuzwieser
http://www.netdoktor.at/krankheit/schwangerschaftsdiabetes-7444

Infections
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Thyroid diseases
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links + correction Dr. Evelyn Kreuzwieser
Netdoktor

Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – http://www.netdoktor.at/familie/schwangerschaft/toxoplasmose-in-der-schwangerscahft-5702

Pre-eclampsia (Pregnancy related high blood pressure)
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Hyperemesis gravidarum (Intractable morning sickness)
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Anaemia in pregnancy
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Iron deficiency
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Premature labour
Source: Chief physician Dr. Michaela Riegler-Keil

Measles during pregnancy
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Rubella during pregnancy
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Risk: Blood groups
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Prenatal care provided by midwives
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Prenatal classes
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Nutrition workshops
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

 

Everything about childbirth

When childbirth begins
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Natural birth
Source: Midwives-Parents brochure
Editor: Austrian Committee of Midwives

Caesarean section
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Planned caesarean section
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Unplanned caesarean section
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

What happens in a caesarean section?
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

The operation
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

After the caesarean section
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

The effect of a caesarean section on future pregnancies and births
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Outpatient birth
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – http://www.netdoktor.at/familie/geburt/ambulante-geburt-3943957

Inpatient delivery
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – http://www.netdoktor.at/familie/geburt/geburt-im-krankenhaus-5664

Home birth
Source: Midwives-Parents brochure
Editor: Austrian Committee of Midwives, Status: 2015

Anonymous birth
Source: Summary of links – further information on anonymous birth

Birthing positions
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

The first stage of labour
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

The stage of expulsion
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Final stage of labour: What happens after the birth?
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Pain
Source: Midwives-Parents brochure
Editor: Austrian Committee of Midwives

Registration for birth
Source: Gesundheit.gv.at – https://www.gesundheit.gv.at/Portal.Node/ghp/public/content/Spitalsgeburt_HK.html#headline71

 

After the birth 

The first few days
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Getting to know your baby
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Puerperium after a natural birth
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Puerperium after a caesarean section
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

Breastfeeding
Source: When a baby arrives – important tips for pregnancy and birth
Editor: FEM Süd and Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: 2011

Infant formula
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Eating correctly at the age for supplementary feeding – the baby’s first solid food
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Contraception after the birth
Source: Summary of NetDoktor links – Netdoktor

Mental adjustment
Source: Prof. Dr. Beate Wimmer-Puchinger

Depression after birth (post-partum depression)
Source: Prof. Dr. Beate Wimmer-Puchinger

Disappointment after the caesarean section
Source: A good start in life
Editor: Vienna Women’s Health Programme in Municipal Department 15 – Public Health Services of the City of Vienna
Status: July 2015

If everything turned out differently
Source: Summary of links – https://www.eltern-bildung.at/thema/familie-und-behinderung/behinderte-kinder/
http://www.handicapkids.at/index.php?d=7&d2=11

Anticipation turns into grief – death of the baby before, during or after the birth
Source: Summary of links – http://www.frauengesundheit-wien.at/aktuelles/2016_02_12_Wenn_ein_Baby_stirbt.html
https://www.bmfj.gv.at/service/publikationen/familie/stille-geburt-broschuere.html

Well accompanied – Vienna Early Aid
Source: Vienna Early Aid

Parent-child centres of MA11
Source: Municipal Department 11 website – Eltern-Kind-Zentren der MA11

Offers of family midwives
Source: wien.gv.at – Angebote der Familienhebammen

Courses
Source: Eating properly from the start / WGKK

Stillborn Children
Source: Abschied von stillgeborenen Kindern
Editor: Bestattung Wien GmbH, Stand: Juli 2014