Pregnancy & Birth

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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Pregnancy With Hypertension (High Blood)

BY DR NORAFIDAH AHMAD CONSULTANT OBSTETRICIAN AND GYNAECOLOGIST KPJ SABAH SPECIALIST HOSPITAL KOTA KINABALU Hypertension is also known as high blood pressure. It is a commonest medical problem encountered in pregnancy. Due to this, blood pressure is routinely assessed during each antenatal visit. Blood pressure readings are recorded as two numbers. Systolic blood pressure is …

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The Interview: Lissah Jack, Faith Wellness Centre

Lissah Jack, the owner of Faith Wellness Centre, mother of 2 daughters, love yoga, enjoy spending quality time with her love ones and a devoted wife to loving husband Nelson Campbell.  Q: Hi Lissah, can you tell us the type of services that Faith Wellness Centre is providing?   A: Our centre provides the latest technology …

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Unraveling The Future of Cord Blood Banking

  Interview with StemLife’s new CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee, who is leading the exciting development of StemLife Berhad, the pioneer of cord blood banking industry in Malaysia and the subsidiary of Cordlife Group Limited. StemLife’s CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee gives a glimpse into how StemLife Berhad aims to achieve global recognition as the …

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