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Small or Large for Dates

Small or Large for Dates

Friday, April 1, 2011 6:36

As part of your antenatal care your doctor or midwife will regularly monitor your baby's size to check that they're developing and growing healthily. This is usually done by measuring your fundal height, the distance in centimeters between the top of your pubic bone and the top of ...

Heartburn Symptoms in Pregnancy

Heartburn Symptoms in Pregnancy

Saturday, March 12, 2011 6:19

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in the life of a woman. It can be a exhilarating experience to give birth to a new life. But, during pregnancy, there are several problems that she might face, problems which she had never faced when she was not pregnant and ...

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Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

Saturday, March 12, 2011 6:13

What is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome is set of mental and physical symptoms that result from having an extra copy of Chromosome 21. Normally, a fertilized egg has 23 pairs of chromosomes.  In most people with Down syndrome, there is an extra copy of Chromosome 21 ...

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UTI During Pregnancy

UTI During Pregnancy

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 6:21

UTI During Pregnancy UTI During Pregnancy UTI during pregnancy is one of the general troubles faced by many pregnant ladies. UTI is an acronym for ...

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Causes of Miscarriages

Causes of Miscarriages

Saturday, March 5, 2011 6:03

A miscarriage is the spontaneous abortion of an unborn child prior to the 20th week of pregnancy. Causes for a miscarriage are numerous. Frequently, miscarriages occur before the 12th week of pregnancy, and about 20-30% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. Some miscarriages occur so early that the pregnant ...

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Joint Pain After Pregnancy

Joint Pain After Pregnancy

Thursday, March 3, 2011 6:35

Naturally the pain we are talking about here is because of the tough time a woman’s body goes through during pregnancy. Consequently, some of the quota of after effects does not get over even until after the baby is delivered! For all mothers-to-be therefore, you might want to ...

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Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Friday, February 4, 2011 5:16

Diarrhea is one thing a mother does not want to deal with during pregnancy but it cann affect her health when not addressed promptly.Diarrhea is one thing a mother does not want to deal with during pregnancy. ...

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 2:33

Why it's so important to be aware * Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer in women, after breast, lung bowel, and uterine cancers. Each year around 6,800 women in the UK are diagnosed with the disease. * It is the highest ...

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Abortion

Abortion

Saturday, October 2, 2010 1:11

Abortion The physical side effects after an abortion will vary from woman to woman. There are both side effects to expect as well as risks that you need to know exist. It is important to talk with a health professional as well as ...

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Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 3:28

Many women develop varicose veins during pregnancy. In fact, it has been estimated that as many as 40 percent of all pregnant women suffer from varicose veins. The principal cause is the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy. Increased levels of the hormone progesterone cause ...

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