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Fetal fibronectin

Fetal fibronectin is a large modular glycoprotein that helps bind cells in tissues and produced by the chorionic membrane. Continue reading »

Placenta accreta

Placenta accreta is a pregnancy condition when placenta attaches to the uterine wall in an abnormal way Continue reading »


polyhydramniosPolyhydramnios (polyhydramnion) is the condition of an abnormal amount or over-abundance of amniotic fluid. This is a potentially dangerous condition and occurs in about 1 – 2 % of all pregnancies. Continue reading »

Luteal phase defect

Luteal phase defect (LPD), also known as luteal phase insufficiency, is a hormonal disorder that may cause infertility, Continue reading »

Bowles’ mint

Bowles mintBowles’ mint is also known by its scientific name, Mentha villosa alopecuroides. It is a hybrid of apple mint and spearmint. Continue reading »

Apgar score calculator

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Apgar score

Apgar scoreUpon arrival into this big world, the first thing in store for your new arrival is an Apgar score. Continue reading »

Strength training for beginners

Strength trainingSimply put, strength training makes your muscles stronger by breaking them down. You break them down by making them work. Continue reading »

Exercises to prepare your body for pregnancy

pre-pregnancy exercisesDo you want to have a fit and healthy pregnancy and avoid the aches and pains associated with carrying around the extra weight? Get in shape before you conceive. Here’s a look at which pre-pregnancy exercises are most important for your body. Continue reading »

Craving sweets during pregnancy

craving sweets during pregnancyQuestion: I am pregnant and lately I have had intense cravings for sweets and sugary foods Continue reading »

Child height predictor

child height predictorThis Child Height Predictor can help you predict how tall your child will be at age 18. Continue reading »

Acid base balance calculator

This calculator will help to diagnose a patient’s acid-base status. Continue reading »

The birth partner

the birth partnerRecent research shows that effective labor support can actually shorten labors and prevent complications. Continue reading »

About Angelina Jolie’s mastectomy decision

Angelina Jolie before and afterAngelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy as a preventative measure. She is a carrier of the BRCA1 gene, which increases a woman’s chances of developing breast cancer Continue reading »

Benign breast disease

Breast anatomy. Benign breast diseasesBenign breast disease is a term for a group of breast diseases that are not cancer. Continue reading »