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What is the Difference Between an Obstetrician and a Gynaecologist?

Gynaecology and obstetrics have become a fundamental part of women’s health in the contemporary field of health. While the two fields overlap and work closely together the optimise the health and wellbeing of women in modern society they have distinct roles in the medical profession. However, the differences between the two can often be confusing […]

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The Importance of Obstetricians for Complicated Pregnancies

Pregnancy is a beautiful time for many as they watch their child grow and develop. It can be an exciting mix of emotions but can also be filled with doubt and questions as families try to do their best for the growing baby. That’s why a good prenatal doctor is vital to the process. An […]

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What is a Midwife and What do they do?

Midwives have been at the core of childbirth medical care for a very long time. A midwife is a health care professional that provides assistance to women during pregnancy, childbirth and for up to six weeks after the baby is born. Their role is to encourage a healthy pregnancy and provide the medical care and […]

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What does an Obstetrician do?

Having a child can be a life changing and enriching experience, and having the right healthcare provider by your side can be an extremely important source of support and information. An Obstetrician is a doctor that specialises in providing medical care and advice before, during and after birth, to ensure that you experience a smooth, […]

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5 tips for selecting the right obstetrician for you

Pregnancy can be an incredibly emotional and turbulent time for women and their families, so having the right medical partner by your side is vital to a happy, healthy nine months. An obstetrician is a doctor who specialises in providing advice and medical care throughout, during and after your pregnancy. They are there for every […]

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long-haul flight advice

Long-haul Flight Advice

Issues: Radiation: you are exposed to a small increase in the amount of exposure to background radiation Security: consider not only the customs and safety of the country you are visiting, but remember motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of travel injury Water: drink only safe, bottled water Food: eat freshly and properly cooked […]

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pregnancy nutrition

Supplements you might be prescribed in pregnancy

This month I thought we’d focus on some other common supplements you may be prescribed in pregnancy. Vitamin D Many pregnant women have reduced vitamin D levels.  You are at increased risk of deficiency if you have dark skin or are veiled, but also if you use sunscreen regularly or spend little time outdoors.  It […]

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pregnancy diet plan

Eat out safely when you are pregnant – Pregnancy diet plan

Between nausea, the worry about listeria and the need to ensure a high-quality diet lunchtime choices can be difficult!  If you usually bring your lunch to work it is likely you will need to make some changes from your usual options- but is what you are choosing now a healthy option?  Hot chips may be […]

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pregnancy planning

Leg cramps during pregnancy: causes and treatment.

It’s quite common to experience leg cramps during pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester. Nearly half of all pregnant women suffer from muscle spasms in their legs, with cramping more frequent during the evening. What causes leg cramps during pregnancy? Leg cramps may be caused by the additional weight gain of pregnancy and changes in […]

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Ectopic pregnancy – treatment overview.

In most cases, an ectopic pregnancy is treated right away to avoid rupture and severe blood loss. The decision about which treatment to use depends on how early the pregnancy is detected and women’s overall condition. For an early ectopic pregnancy that is not causing bleeding, you may have a choice between using medicine or […]

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