Labour Overview

Labour Overview Stage 1 Effacement and Dilation: The gradual thinning and dilation of your cervix to permit the baby to pass through into the vagina. Early Labour Cervical dilation from 0 cm to...

Tips For Mothers To Be

Tips For Mothers To Be Travel Travelling is no cause for worry if the pregnancy is normal and stable. Travelling long distance is better done by train than by car or bus. Sitting for long periods...

Preparing For Labour

LAMAZE : Coping with Labour Nine months is a long time. Long enough to wait with bated breath to call the new born your very own. But is the process of child birth really enjoyable? Can the woman...

HIV infection

Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV) is transmitted through sexual intercourse, (increases with multiple partners) blood transfusion (infected blood),drug addicts (sharing the same I V needle) and...

Rhesus Negative

All blood is either rhesus-negative or rhesus-positive. A routine blood test at the beginning of the pregnancy will show whether you are rhesus-positive or negative. You run a risk of rhesus...

Placenta Previa

It is a condition that may occur during pregnancy when the placenta implants in the lower part of the uterus and obstructs the cervical opening. Causes and risks Possible causes of placenta previa...