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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...
What Is A Threatened Miscarriage?

What Is A Threatened Miscarriage?

What Is A Threatened Miscarriage? An ongoing pregnancy associated with bleeding is called a threatened miscarriage. The first symptoms are usually vaginal bleeding with or without mild period type pain. The bleeding can occur at any time after a missed period....