Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms

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Gestational diabetes mellitus
Gestational diabetes mellitus January 6, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fast Facts Approximately 1 in 20 pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes You have an increased risk if you have a family history of Type 2 Diabetes, are overweight or have previously birthed a baby weighing more than 4.5kg Eating ... Read More »

The facts on pre-eclampsia in pregnancy and when to seek help
The facts on pre-eclampsia in pregnancy and when to seek help June 25, 2015 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pre-eclampsia is an effect of high blood pressure. It affects more than 4% of pregnancies in Australia. Any pregnant woman can develop pre-eclampsia however if you have had pre-eclampsia in previous pregnancies, have a family history of pre-eclampsia, are diabetic or ... Read More »

Morning Sickness
Morning Sickness December 17, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Morning sickness is very common. Fortunately for most women it’s mild for most of the time and for a lot of women will pass after the first 12-13 weeks. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Now, having said that, it is ... Read More »

How to sleep when pregnant
How to sleep when pregnant October 12, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Trying to find a comfortable position for a good night’s sleep can be a challenge at the best of times. With a pregnant belly and other pregnancy related body changes, some sleep positions are impossible. Finding the right position, that’s ... Read More »

Induction of Labour- Alternative methods
Induction of Labour- Alternative methods October 12, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a procedure to bring on childbirth, which may also be called getting induced or simply induction. The most common techniques for inducing labour involve using medicines or surgical procedures, however some women use alternative methods, either ... Read More »

Induction of labour
Induction of labour October 12, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a common procedure used to start the process of labour and childbirth. You may have heard it referred to simply as induction or getting induced. It is a way of artificially starting the process of childbirth, ... Read More »

How pregnancy affects your sleep
How pregnancy affects your sleep October 4, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant you’ve almost certainly heard that a healthy diet and the right amount of exercise are the pillars of a healthy pregnancy. But have you considered the importance of proper sleep? If not, it’s time to start thinking ... Read More »

Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy?
Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy? May 20, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you should be expecting to gain a bit of extra weight in the months of your pregnancy. Weight gain during pregnancy is normal and healthy. You could hardly grow that baby bump (which ... Read More »

Buying maternity bras
Buying maternity bras September 16, 2013 (4 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5)

So you’ve made the decision to wear a maternity bra and now it’s time to go shopping. Where to buy a maternity bra? Maternity bras are available at most department stores and lingerie shops, which usually also provide a free ... Read More »

Maternity bras for relieving the breast symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding
Maternity bras for relieving the breast symptoms of pregnancy and breastfeeding September 15, 2013 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The breast symptoms of pregnancy and preparing for breastfeeding affect all women differently. You may experience some of the symptoms and changes discussed below and not others, or you may experience them all. Any combination of breast symptoms in pregnancy ... Read More »







 
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