Pregnancy & Birth

FAQ: TWIN PREGNANCY

Having twins is such a beautiful thing and many of us are curious how to get pregnant with twins. We had the opportunity to have a chat with Dr. Norafidah Ahmad, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist from KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital to find out more about twin pregnancy. Here are some of the frequently asked questions …

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GESTATIONAL DIABETES A CAUSE FOR CONCERN IN PREGNANCY

GESTATIONAL DIABETES A CAUSE FOR CONCERN IN PREGNANCY By Cydne Kaelin   Gestational diabetes is a unique type of diabetes that occurs when a woman is pregnant. Approximately four percent of all pregnant women are affected by gestational diabetes. The disease is caused when the body is unable to properly process insulin, causing high levels of blood sugar, very similar to type 2 diabetes. It usually occurs during the second trimester, and often …

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WHAT TO EXPECT CHANGES IN YOUR BODY

WHAT TO EXPECT CHANGES IN YOUR BODY Compiled by Parents Avenue Staff   Pregnancy is different for every woman. Some women glow with good health and vitality during those first three months; others feel absolutely miserable. Here are some of the changes you might experience, what they mean, and which signs warrant a call to your doctor. Bleeding. About 25% …

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