Aspirin is a common medication used to treat fevers and relieve pain from headaches, muscle aches and toothaches. It works by blocking a certain natural substance in your body to reduce pain and swelling.
Colposcopy and Cervical Screening: Purpose, Procedure & Results
10 Dec 2019
In Hong Kong, cervical cancer is the seventh most common cancer among females and accounts for roughly 3.3% of all new cancer cases for women since 2016. Besides practising safer sex and getting the HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccination, the best option in lowering your risk of developing cervical cancer is by attending regular cervical screenings.
What is Prenatal Care? 5 Reasons Why Prenatal Care is Important
17 Jul 2019
Of all types of physician visits, prenatal care (also known as antenatal care) is one of the most common reasons for a physician visit by women. Almost every study about prenatal care has demonstrated that it improves both foetal and maternal outcomes, especially if the care begins early in the first trimester.
What causes Iron Deficiency Anaemia during Pregnancy?
13 Jul 2019
During pregnancy, your body goes through several significant changes and all sorts of challenges can arise — one of which is the increase in blood production to provide nutrients for your baby. While this is essential for your young one's growth, this also means that pregnant women have a higher risk of developing anaemia.
As your pregnancy progresses, you will need to start thinking about your birth plan and labour delivery options. Women have a choice of two types of births: natural and operative. To make sure you're informed on your options, here is what you need to know about the natural birthing options available to you.