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    • MAY 12, 2018
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    Myomectomy

    What is myomectomy? Myomectomy is the surgical removal of fibroids, leaving the uterus intact, which can preserve fertility. The procedure is performed either through an open incision in the abdomen (abdominal myomectomy) or by “keyhole” surgery (laparoscopic myomectomy). Doctors will decide which procedure to use based on the type and location of your fibroid(s). The

    • MAY 10, 2018
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    Vaginal Candidiasis

    This is commonly know as thrush and is a very common vaginal infection. It is caused by yeast (candida) which lives naturally in the bowel and, in small numbers, in the vagina. Listed below are some tips on preventing vaginal candidiasis and its recurrence. Be more careful about following these tips before your menstrual period or

    • MAY 10, 2018
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    Ovarian Cyst

    Ovarian Cyst

      Believe it or not, every menstruating woman produces a cyst every normal menstrual cycle. But sometimes these cysts keep growing- that’s when they become a problem. The most common ovarian cysts are called functional cysts because they result from the function of the ovaries. Every month an ovary releases an egg, which has matured

    • NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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    Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy

    Diagnostic and Operative Hysteroscopy

    A hysteroscopy is an examination of the inside of the womb (uterus). This is done using a hysteroscope, a narrow telescope about the size of a drinking straw, which can be passed through the cervix (neck of the womb) so that the gynaecologist can see into the uterus. A tiny video camera will be fitted

    • NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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    Exercise and Pregnancy

    Exercise and Pregnancy

    Why exercise during pregnancy? Some women wish to exercise during pregnancy because they were doing regular exercise before they became pregnant and wish to continue. Other women who have not done regular exercise before, see pregnancy as a good time to start a regular exercise program. EFFECTS ON THE MOTHER OF EXERCISE DURING PREGNANCY Cardiovascular

    • NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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    Epidural and Spinal Anaestthesia

    Epidural and Spinal Anaestthesia

    Methods of pain relief childbirth Pain varies enormously from person to person, and labour to labour. The technique of pain relief that best keeps you comfortable and able to cope is the one best suited for you. Who needs an epidural? Epidural anaestthesia is the most significant advance in the relief of pain during labour. Many

    • NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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    Diabetes in Pregnancy

    Diabetes in Pregnancy

    Diabetes is a disorder in which the body does not produce enough insulin or does not utilize insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that allows sugar to enter cells, where it can be turned into energy. In untreated diabetes, high levels of sugar can accumulate in the blood and damage organs, including blood vessels, eyes and kidneys. Some individuals with diabetes need daily insulin injections to prevent these complications. About one in I00 women of childbearing age has diabetes before pregnancy (preexisting

    • NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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    Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding

    Breastmilk – the Best Gift for your baby Breastmilk is the most precious food and the best gift a mother can give to her baby. Breastmilk contains all the necessary nutrients in the correct proportion your baby needs for optimal health, growth and development. It contains valuable antibodies which will help to protect your baby from infection and allergy. Taurine and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid present in Breastmilk enhance eye and brain development. World Health Organisation recommends that baby should be

    • NOVEMBER 6, 2017
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    Bleeding During Pregnancy

    Bleeding During Pregnancy

    Spotting or bleeding at any some point in time during pregnancy is common. About 15 to 20 percent of pregnant women report varying amounts of vaginal bleeding in the first three months. Once you enter your second tri­mester, it becomes more unusual. Here are some likely reasons of spot­ting in early pregnancy and what it implies when you bleed or spot later in your term. Reasons for Bleeding in Pregnancy Early Bleeding Implantation Bleeding – One of

    • NOVEMBER 6, 2017
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    Abnormal Pap Smear

    Abnormal Pap Smear

    Abnormal Pap Smear & Treatment of Pre-Cancer Abnormal Pap Smear and Colposcopy What happens when you have an abnormal PAP smear? DO NO PANIC – an abnormal PAP smear does not necessarily mean that you have cancer. The Pap smear test detects changes in the cells of the cervix. Such changes include precancerous, cancerous and