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18Nov, 2017

Diabetes in Pregnancy

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Diabetes in Pregnancy Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy and usually disappears after giving birth. It can occur at any stage of pregnancy, but is more common in the second half. It occurs if your body cannot produce enough insulin – a hormone that helps control blood sugar levels – to meet the extra needs in pregnancy. Gestational diabetes can cause problems for you and your baby during and after birth. But the risk of these problems happening can be reduced if it’s detected and well managed. Who’s at risk of […]
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Prenatal Development: How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy
27Aug, 2017

How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy

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Prenatal Development: How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy Pregnancy How does pregnancy begin? Fertilization, the union of an egg and a sperm into a single cell, is the first step in a complex series of events that leads to pregnancy. Fertilization takes place in the fallopian tube. Over the next few days, the single cell divides into multiple cells. At the same time, the small cluster of dividing cells moves through the fallopian tube to the lining of the uterus. There it implants and starts to grow. From implantation until […]
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5Aug, 2017

Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

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Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the breast, it is called breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. Factors which increases the risk for Breast Cancer? If you have breast cancer risk factors, talk with your doctor about ways you can lower your risk and about screening for breast cancer. Risk factors include—  Getting older. The risk for breast cancer increases with age; most breast […]
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Antenatal Workshop at the women clinic
21Feb, 2017

Antenatal Workshop at “The Women Clinic”

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Antenatal Workshop. For Pregnant Women. This intensive Antenatal Workshop will answer all your questions and help you through a stress-free maternity. The key focus areas of the workshop: • Introduction and concept of antenatal sessions • Process of pregnancy and basic changes it brings – a brief overview of the trimesters • Preparation for childbirth – natural and caesarean mode of delivery • Basic anatomy and physiology of childbirth • Over view of labour, signs of labour and labour progression • Advanced pain relief options available in Cloudnine Hospitals for […]
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Fact About Cervical Cancer in Female
23Feb, 2016

Fact About Cervical Cancer in Female

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There are five main types of cancer that affect a woman’s reproductive organs: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar. As a group, they are referred to as gynecologic (GY-neh-kuh-LAH-jik) cancer. (A sixth type of gynecologic cancer is the very rare fallopian tube cancer What is cervical cancer? Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts, even if it spreads to other body parts later When cancer starts in the cervix, it […]
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Folic Acid requirement in preconception period and in Pregnancy
22Feb, 2016

Folic Acid requirement in preconception period and in Pregnancy

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Facts about folic acid Folic acid helps prevent neural tube defects (ntds) serious birth defects of the spinal cord (such as spina bifida) and the brain (such as anencephaly). Neural tube defects occur at a very early stage of development before many women even know they’re pregnant. The centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) reports that women who take the recommended daily dose of folic acid starting, at least, one month before conception and during the first trimester of pregnancy reduce their baby’s risk of neural tube defects by […]
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