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  1. Food poisoning - listeria

    11 Jul 2018

    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...

  2. Molar pregnancy

    09 Jul 2018

    Most molar pregnancies are diagnosed when bleeding early in pregnancy prompts an ultrasound scan...

  3. Pregnancy - obstetric emergencies

    06 Jul 2018

    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...

  4. Contraception - emergency contraception

    04 Jul 2018

    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)...

  5. Immunisation and pregnancy

    Immunisation can protect a woman and her unborn baby against many infectious diseases...

  6. Pregnancy and diet

    18 Jun 2018

    Good nutrition during pregnancy can help to keep you and your developing baby healthy...

  7. Pregnancy - pre-eclampsia

    31 May 2018

    There is no evidence that pre-eclampsia is caused by emotional stress, working too hard or not getting enough rest...

  8. Abortion

    30 May 2018

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

  9. Pregnancy - premature labour

    27 May 2018

    Sometimes, babies arrive early. It’s important to recognise premature labour, in case you and your baby need medical care...

  10. Pregnancy stages and changes

    25 May 2018 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...