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What is a membrane sweep?

What is a membrane sweep?

Membrane sweep questions quick references 1. What is a membrane sweep? 2. What does a membrane sweep consist of? 3. Does a membrane sweep always kick-start labour? 4. In what cases is a membrane sweep recommended? 5. Is a membrane sweep obligatory? 6. Does a membrane...
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 gestational age & how to measure it

What is gestational age & how to measure it

Image credit: FaceMama If you are pregnant and need to calculate the gestational age of your fetus and understand what is gestational age, then read on. What is gestational age? Once you start attending a medical practitioner and going for early pregnancy scans, you...
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...