Deaths during pregnancy show disturbing rise

Despite modern technology and the greatly improved healthcare, there has been a worrying rise in the number of women who are dying during pregnancy or just after childbirth. This unprecedented and unwelcome phenomenon had led leading doctors to get together and try to address this. Catherine Nelson-Piercy, the prof. of Obstetrics at Kings College and […]

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IVF treatment smoking rules tightened up

For years health authorities have paid the bills for NHS patients as it has been a common practice insisting that women are not smokers if they seek IVF treatment. It is certain that smoking not only reduces the chances of the implantation being successful but the developing baby can be harmed and there is evidence […]

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39th week induced labour

There are many reasons that medical professionals decide to induce labour, but regardless of the case it is not recommended unless a severe health risk exists to induce labour until the 39th week of pregnancy. While inducing labour at 39 weeks has become extremely popular, bear in mind that due dates are not always accurate […]

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