Category: Pregnancy Health Tips

Facts About Conception

Posted on Sep 29, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

In a completely fertile couple, there is a 25% chance of conception each month of unprotected sex. It ...

When Can You Get Pregnant?

Posted on Sep 23, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Because sperm can survive for as long as 5 days, you could potentially fall pregnant from intercourse during ...

Don’t Leave Babymaking to the Last Minute

Posted on Jul 14, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The optimal age for childbearing is between the ages of 20 and 35. After 35, it is increasingly ...

Migraine Sufferers and Pregnancy

Posted on Jun 1, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Up to 26% of women of childbearing age and one third of women between 35 and 39 experience ...

Doctors Inducing Labour Inappropriately

Posted on May 13, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

A national survey in the U.S. in 2005 revealed that 41% of women who gave birth were induced. ...

Labour Positions

Posted on May 8, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Studies have shown that women who walk, sit, kneel or otherwise avoid lying in bed during early labor ...

Obesity and Infertility in Women

Posted on Mar 12, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Obesity is known to cause changes in blood lipids and heightened inflammation which have negative effects on a ...

Fertility Treatment and Abortion

Posted on Mar 5, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

The high cost of In vitro fertilisation (IVF) places enormous pressure on the physician to get patients pregnant ...

Are You Using That Umbilical Cord?

Posted on Feb 16, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Cells taken from babies’ umbilical cords can be used for bone marrow transplants. Cords have an abundance of ...

IVF vs IVM

Posted on Feb 13, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

In In Vitro Fertilisation ( IVF), women are injected with hormonal drugs that stimuate the ovaries and mature ...

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