Pre eclampsia is a term that denotes the development of high blood pressure in pregnancy. It is a specific problem that only occurs in pregnancy.
What is Amniocentesis ?
Amniocentesis is a time honoured method of taking fluid from the sac that the baby is in, during its time in the womb.
Strengthening your Pelvic Floor Muscles
For many, the pelvic floor muscles are well hidden and out of mind. However, with pregnancy and over time, they can weaken leading to considerable problems like incontinence and prolapse. The importance of measure to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles to minimise this risk cannot be under estimated.
Planning for pregnancy
A common question asked by many women is what they need to do prior to getting pregnant. This is to ensure as much as possible to maximise the chances of a good and safe outcome for their baby and themselves. It is a cliché to say that one should maintain good health and eat a well-balanced diet to assist in this endeavour. But what does this all really mean and is this all that one needs to do?