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pregnancy complications

Pregnancy
October 27, 2017

The 10 pregnancy symptoms you should not ignore

No matter how much you have read up on pregnancy, or how much advice you get from other pregnant moms, there may still be times when you worry about certain feelings and symptoms. But how do you know what’s “normal”, or when it’s time to see a doctor? Here are the main pregnancy symptoms that should set off alarm bells. If you experience any of these, call your doctor right away. 1. Pain in the lower belly  Severe pain on either or both sides of your lower belly needs investigating. While you could have stretched a ligament, which is common…
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Pregnancy
September 3, 2017

Pains during pregnancy: when is it urgent?

Pregnancy can be the most glorious time of your life. It can also bring on aches, pains, flatulence and loads of other unattractive side-effects. Remember, your hormones are at an all-time high and your mood swings bear the grunt. All of which can lead you to jumping the gun… when is it really time to rush to the hospital? And when is it just normal pregnancy pain? Go to the hospital if: You have abnormal vaginal bleeding with cramping An ectopic pregnancy happens when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the uterus. This can cause the Fallopian tubes to tear…
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Pregnancy
November 25, 2013

Tips for a high risk pregnancy

Whether you know ahead of time that you'll have a high-risk pregnancy or you simply want to do whatever you can to prevent a high-risk pregnancy, stick to the basics. (more…)
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