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    Staying Fit during Pregnancy
    Regular exercise helps you to maintain your health, and having a regular exercise routine can improve your posture (thus reducing lower back and hip pain), help you avoid excessive pregnancy weight gain, alleviate discomforts such as backaches and fatigue, and improves your prenatal fitness level and strength. In order to accomplish this, it is a ...
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    Having a Child After 40
    Nowadays, becoming pregnant after 40 is becoming more common compared to the past. This delay may result from women becoming focused on their careers or find their partners later in life. However, if you are a woman in your 40s who wants to have a child, or if you are a young woman who plans ...
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    What about Gestational Diabetes?
    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) develops during pregnancy (gestation). However, in Malaysia, most women neglect to have a medical examination before embarking in their pregnancy. Therefore, overt diabetes mellitus is usually only picked up when pregnant women go for their routine checkups. It is the national policy to screen women based on risk factors but more ...
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    Let's Have A Baby
    You’ve tied the knot, settled down, and now you want to have kids. While some couples may find that getting pregnant happens easily, others may find that it takes a lot more effort, careful coordination, and possibly lots of frustration. Learn as much as you can about pregnancy, ovulation, and how you can find your ...
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    Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy
    During pregnancy, it is important to eat a healthy and balanced diet so as to ensure that you gain a healthy amount of weight during your pregnancy. Not only that, a balanced diet is crucial so that your body can provide your growing baby with the nutrients he needs for healthy growth. How much weight ...
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    Protecting Your Unborn Child
    The trauma of a car crash during pregnancy may lead to premature delivery, miscarriage and complications sustained from blood clots, fractures and internal injuries to organs. All of these can lead to long-term negative consequences for your unborn child. When travelling on the road, whether it is a 30-minute trip or a 5-minute stop at ...
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    Asthma in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
    Pregnancy is usually a time that is filled with excitement in a woman’s life. However, if you are asthmatic, you might have concerns as to how your condition can affect the health of your unborn child. Asthma is a common, yet often serious, medical condition that can potentially complicate pregnancy. During an asthma attack, the ...
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
    Starting a family is perhaps the most exciting moment for a married couple. In the event of bringing a whole new life into the world, most women progress smoothly in their pregnancies, giving birth to healthy babies. In a few cases, however, some women may develop certain risk factors that can cause problems. One such ...
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    Understanding Pre-eclampsia
    Some women sail through their pregnancy while others experience a bumpier journey. One relatively common condition you should be aware of is pre-eclampsia. What is pre-eclampsia and how do I recognise it? Pre-eclampsia is characterised by persistent high blood pressure (above 140/90); swollen face, feet and hands; and traces of protein in the urine. Because ...
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    I'm Pregnant But Why Am I Still "Menstruating"?
    “Light periods” or spotting during pregnancy can be due to a variety of reasons. Do any of the conditions listed below look familiar to you? Early Pregnancy Light pink or brown spotting in early days of pregnancy Termed as implantation bleeding, it happens when the fertilised egg implants. As the placenta sets in the uterine ...