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Anemia in pregnancy

Anemia in pregnancyOne of the more common disorders of pregnancy which the midwife must recognize and implement therapy for, is anemia. Continue reading »

Diabetes

diabetesDefinition of Diabetes
In health, the body keeps the blood sugar levels within very narrow limits. The levels are controlled by insulin, which is produced by tiny cells called islets within the pancreas. Continue reading »

Cystic Acne

Cystic acneCystic Acne, also referred to as nodulocystic acne or inflammatory acne, is the grand stage for acne and most radical form. Continue reading »

Probiotics during pregnancy

Probiotics during pregnancyProbiotics are living microorganisms that are basically good bacteria, alike those that are present in the human gut Continue reading »

Quit smoking tips for women

Quit smokingCompared to men, women seem to have a more difficult time giving up their cigarettes and quit smoking. Continue reading »

Women and smoking

woman smokingPicture for a moment this all-too-common scene: A man and a woman about your age — let’s call them Tom and Marg — are standing on the sidewalk taking a cigarette break. Let’s say they have identical smoking histories: about half a pack a day for 10 years. Continue reading »

Tubal ligation

tubal ligationThere are dozens of different methods of birth control available today, giving women the freedom to choose the one that is right for them, depending on individual needs, lifestyle, and reproductive goals. Continue reading »

Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia nervosaAnorexia nervosa is an eating disorder in which the individual, typically a female, uses self-starvation in an attempt to lose weight. Continue reading »

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 »

Polyhydramnios

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 »