Question: I am 49 years old this year. I hope to understand more about ‘dry eyes’ and ‘dry virginal’ after menopause. Is it true that…
When you’re pregnant, your cardiovascular system undergoes dramatic changes to accommodate the baby: heart rate increases so that the heart pumps more blood per minute, and the amount of blood in your body expands by 40 to 45 per cent; that results in a lower blood pressure than normal.
I’m expecting my first baby and have a lot of pimples on my back and tummy. My doctor said that this is due to hormonal changes. Sometimes the itch is pretty bad. Is it ok to put medicated oil on my tummy? Will it get absorbed into the skin and affect my baby?
I have been having Bartholin cysts for many years. I went for a minor surgery before, but was informed that it would keep coming back from time to time. At times, it is so painful that I can hardly walk properly. It is even worse when I am having my periods as I have to use sanitary pads. What I can do to prevent it from recurring? Are there any types of food I should avoid?
Foetal diagnostics allow doctors to screen your unborn child for potential health problems and physical defects. Parents who find out earlier are better able to cope with the potential stress involved. Your doctor can also better manage your pregnancy to ensure that you would have a smooth delivery.
Women of all ages, and not just those aged 35 and above, should consider screening for ease of mind as many abnormalities in the babies are random events and hence could not be easily identified by factors such as age or family history.
My best tip… For women trying to conceive is not to rush to have the ultrasound scan done when you miss your period. Too early a scan, no matter how well it is done, often casts more doubts and uncertainties than accords reassurance.
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