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  1. Pregnancy stages and changes

    07 Sep 2017 Pregnancy stages and changes

    It’s helpful to have an idea of how your body may react to the different stages of pregnancy. It also helps to know how pregnancy may affect your emotions and feelings...

  2. Pregnancy - obstetric emergencies

    06 Sep 2017

    An obstetric emergency may arise when a woman is pregnant, or during her delivery.In this case, extra care is needed. A woman may need a lot of tests and treatments, and extended hospital stays. She...

  3. Abortion

    29 Aug 2017

    All women should have access to accurate information about abortion so they can make their own informed decisions...

  4. Pregnancy - bleeding problems

    18 Aug 2017

    Bleeding from the vagina in early pregnancy happens in almost one in four pregnancies...

  5. Surrogacy

    31 Jul 2017

    Surrogacy is a form of assisted reproductive treatment (ART) in which a woman carries a child within her uterus on behalf of another person or couple...

  6. Ectopic pregnancy

    27 Jul 2017

    Ectopic pregnancy is caused by a fertilised egg not being able to move through the fallopian tube...

  7. Vitamin K and newborn babies

    12 Jul 2017

    With low levels of vitamin K, some babies can have severe bleeding into the brain, causing significant brain damage...

  8. Contraception - emergency contraception

    10 Jul 2017

    It is best to take emergency contraception as soon as possible, ideally within 24 hours of having unprotected sex, but it still works well within 96 hours (four days)...

  9. Food poisoning - listeria

    27 Jun 2017

    Listeria infection is uncommon but very dangerous for the elderly, people whose immune systems are not working properly and pregnant women and their unborn babies...

  10. Pregnancy testing

    06 Jun 2017

    Sometimes, a home pregnancy test may be positive when a woman isn’t pregnant...