Pregnancy

Antenatal Questions You Might Have

Antenatal Questions You Might Have

Antenatal care is the healthcare support you receive during pregnancy, in preparation for your baby’s birth. This service isn’t only about administering medicine and running tests but it also includes counselling and providing information beneficial to you and the growth of your baby. It also includes advice on your general health, exercise, eating well and…

6 Fertility myths

6 Fertility Myths

We’ve all come across some bizarre and in some cases, somewhat believable myths about fertility. Fertility can be a very confusing topic and it’s not helped by the amount of misinformation about it. Sex education in general, is typically incomplete and subpar. And when we do talk about fertility and reproduction, we don’t talk about…

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What you need to know post-abortion depression

Abortion takes an emotional toll on many women. Temporary feelings of shame and guilt are common, but they usually subside quite quickly. However, women, especially those who have dangerous backstreet abortions, are usually not told about post-abortion emotions, and this can cause a spiral of heightened feelings of anxiety and even cause depression. Even though…

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What you need to know about postpartum depression

There’s no doubt that parenting a new-born is challenging, especially if you’re a first-time mom. A lack of sleep and expressing breast milk are just two physical challenges that you’ll need to overcome. It’s probable that you’ll also experience emotional pain called ‘baby blues’ which according to the Mayo Clinic includes, ‘mood swings, crying spells…