The fifth article in our Induction
series and on using a synthetic form of oxytocin infusion to induce labour. Again, this piece is part of our series aimed at being read in 3 minutes or less
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This is the fourth article in our short series of articles discussing the most common methods of induction
. Each of the articles is aimed at being read in 3 minutes or less
. In this article, we cover the artificial rupture of membranes.
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The second article in our Induction
series and is on using a Foley’s Catheter to induce labour. Again, this piece is part of our series aimed at being read in 3 minutes or less
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Pre-eclampsia can occur anywhere between the 20th week of gestation to 4-6 weeks’ postpartum. It can be defined as a clinical condition of hypertension and proteinuria. If you think you may be suffering from pre-eclampsia during pregnancy, it is important that you seek immediate medical attention.
Read on to find out what to be on the lookout for.
Continue reading “Assessing the Onset of Pre-Eclampsia”
Okay. You are 40+ weeks into your pregnancy, and your healthcare professions have started dropping the big “I”
word into conversations with you. Induction
What? Your goal included going into labour naturally, spontaneous, in your own time. How can you be at this point? And what happens in an induction anyway? Continue reading “Induction – an overview”
Let us start with explaining what induction refers to. It means uterine stimulation so that labour starts. The objective of labour induction is always safe delivery of the foetus at an appropriate time. Doctors will recommend an induction when they believe that the baby is safer outside of the uterus. Continue reading “The ABC of Induction”
Preparing your mind is key to an empowering labour. Download and print your free inspirational birth affirmations here! Sending the love! Continue reading “Free Inspirational Birth Affirmations”