Friday, August 17, 2018
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BRIEF ON MATERNITY LEAVE AND RIGHTS

In today’s world, majority of women are working class women. If you are of the working class, you will need time off to arrange for your maternity leave and to

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Pregnancy Statistics – WK 4

In sub-Saharan Africa, prevalence rate of pregnant women living with HIV/AIDS is as high as 20% in some regions. In Nigeria the average prevalence of HIV/AIDS in pregnant women is

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Conducting a Pre-conception Clinic

In the conduction of the pre-conception clinic, women are given standard questionnaires to extract information on personal, family history, social history, past medical and surgical history, history of previous pregnancies.

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Pregnancy Statistics – WK 1

Risk of chromosomal abnormality at age 35 is about 1 in 250. In the general population this risk is 1 in 1100. Chromosomal disorders are associated with physical abnormalities and

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WHEN DO I START MY ANTE NATAL CLINIC?

The World Health Organization recommends that pregnant women should commence ante natal visit at the second missed period. This is equivalent to eight weeks (8 wks) after the last menstrual

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PRE-PREGNANCY TEST

The Pre-pregnancy tests include various forms of Physical examination and test carried out before planning a pregnancy. There are of various forms and are arranged to cover the common health

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ARE YOU PLANNING A PREGNANCY?

Preparing to have a baby is not something that should be done in an impulsive manner as pregnancy and delivery are life changing events. With this in mind health care

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HOW SHOULD I COPE WITH EXCESSIVE NAUSEA AND VOMITING?

Nausea and vomiting is marked in the first trimester of pregnancy. The frequency and severity varies among women and in the same individual it can vary from one pregnancy to

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HARMFUL HABITS TO AVOID IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER

HARMFUL HABITS TO AVOID IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER

Indiscriminate use of prescription drugs can lead to birth defects. It is important that you check with your care giver before you ingest any prescription drug. Abuse of drugs can

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BRIEF ON WEIGHT GAIN AND HEART BURN IN 2nd TRIMESTER

On the average, a pregnant woman will gain about 6kg in the second trimester and 12kg all through the pregnancy. The implication of this is that about half the weight

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