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It is a form of diabetes that affect pregnant women, in the majority of cases blood glucose levels can be managed with regular monitoring and an active healthy lifestyle. New guidelines in Australia test all pregnant women at 26 weeks duration with a GTT(glucose tolerance test), it will take about […]
Having a severely premature baby is significant complication – we cannot prevent all form of prematurity but there are some things that we can do. Identify risk factors Have you had previous gynaecological surgery? Malformation of the uterus Previous baby born before 34 weeks What can we do? Regular visits […]
Dental infection is a very preventable cause of severe prematurity. Make sure that you and your family have at least annual dental check-ups. It is also important to brush your teeth correctly. How to brush your teeth Flossing is almost the most important part of looking after your teeth You […]
Wash your hands with soap and running water, especially when you have a cold or prior to preparing a meal Use a tissue when coughing or sneezing and through it away afterwards Don’t share utensils like cups, glasses and cutlery Stay at home when you feel unwell and keep sick […]
You sleep better You have more energy It reduces pregnancy discomfort Helps reduce stress Prepares you for childbirth Importantly, will help get you back into shape afterwards!