Labour

Pregnancy Facts & Myths

Once you become pregnant it seems you become a magnet for advice and wild stories from friends, family and even strangers. All this information can be overwhelming, downright frightening and a lot of times misleading. Over time the topic of pregnancy has accumulated a lot of myths, old wives tales and superstition that is hard […]

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All about child birth

Motherhood is the most exciting journey that a woman undertakes out of which the most important chapter is the actual child birth. For all the moms-to-be who want more information about this process, here is some of what to expect. Methods of Childbirth: There are a few different methods to birth your child. Vaginal delivery […]

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Pregnancy Month 8: Week 34 – Week 36

You’re nearly at the end of the third trimester. Find out what to expect in month 8 of pregnancy.   What’s happening to your body in month 8? Although your baby is still gaining weight, you’ll be happy to know that you’re unlikely to put on any more after week 35 or so. Because your […]

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Pregnancy Month 9: Week 37 – Week 40

You’re now coming to the end of the last trimester and your baby is almost ready to meet you. Find out what to expect in your final month of pregnancy.   What’s happening to your body in month 9? You probably won’t be putting on any more weight, but the size of your baby now […]

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Labour: What to Expect

What exactly happens when you have a baby? Read our guide on what to expect when you go into labour.   What are the different stages of labour? 1.    First stage: contractions will begin and your cervix will gradually open. This opening is called dilation 2.    Second stage: you’ll push your baby out 3.    Third […]

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Changes and Adaptations During Pregnancy – 3rd Trimester

By this time, we believe you have come to appreciate the changes and adaptation during the first and second trimesters. If you would recall, we talked about hormonal changes, breast and nipple enlargement, dietary changes and other pregnancy related issues in the first trimester. We also spent some time talking about stretch marks, weight gain, […]

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Causes of Early and Late Abortion (Miscarriages)

Abortion or a miscarriage is the expulsion from the uterus of the products of conception before the 28th week of pregnancy and the fetus not being born alive. This can be induced i.e. by own means or spontaneous i.e. unintentional.   Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy is abnormal and should be viewed as a serious issue. […]

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