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Pregnancy Hormones Explained

Pregnancy Hormones Explained

While a normal, healthy pregnancy can have a number of wonderful moments, women undergo a series of physical (both internal and external), emotional and psychological changes in their day to day life during pregnancy. And the majority of these changes are the...
What is an Implantation Bleed?

What is an Implantation Bleed?

What is implantation? Implantation is the attachment of a fertilised egg to the lining of the uterus. Implantation usually happens about 9 days after ovulation and is required for the fetus to continue to grow. How does implantation occur? Implantation occurs when a...
What is pre-­eclampsia

What is pre-­eclampsia

In the second half of pregnancy, some women may get pre­eclampsia, and it can also occur just after the baby has been delivered. Although we can’t be sure of its exact cause, it is believed to occur when there is an issue with the placenta. Pre­eclampsia...
What is Oestrogen

What is Oestrogen

Estrogen or oestrogen is the main female sexual hormone, which is responsible for the regulation and development of the female reproductive system, along with secondary sexual characteristics. Oestrogen is a hormone, which is secreted by the ovaries. Oestrogen or...