Parents report a lot of concerns about having a child at times like this, beyond the obvious one of getting the virus and giving it to their unborn child.
Pregnant asylum seekers on Nauru live in appalling conditions without access to obstetric care. Professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at James Cook University Caroline de Costa says we're not fulfilling our duty of care.
The Federal Budget cuts to the obstetric safety net took effect on January 1. But are families in for an "expensive surprise"? Actually, it'll be a fairer system designed to cut down on inflated medical costs by providers, writes Sally Tracy.