PREGNANCY

PREGNANCY

OVERVIEW OF PREGNANCY What is pregnancy? Pregnancy also known as gestation is the normal physiologic process of the female body in which foetus develops in the uterus. It occurs when the sperm released from the man fertilizes with the egg released from the woman during ovulation, in which the egg travels to the uterus and…

BREASTFEEDING
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BREASTFEEDING

OVERVIEW OF BREASTFEEDING BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding also known as nurturing, is the process of delivering adequate and complete nutrient to an infant, to ensure healthy growth and development of the infant directly from the mother’s breast. It is a very important part of the reproductive system of a woman, with effect on the health of the…

PREECLAMPSIA

PREECLAMPSIA

Preeclampsia, previously called Toxemia, is a complication in pregnancy identified by increased blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system. The most affected organs are the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia can range from mild to severe. Preeclampsia can occur as early as 20 weeks of pregnancy, but that’s rare. Symptoms often begin after…