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November 2019 - The Ultrasound Suite

Exercise During Pregnancy

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Whilst it’s important to stay healthy and fit throughout your life, it becomes even more important during your pregnancy to help your body adapt to the changes it will undergo. Your body will change in terms of shape and size throughout the 9 months of your pregnancy. Staying fit throughout your pregnancy will also help you during your labour and aid in recovery after giving birth.

 

If you’re already an active individual then it’s recommended to keep going with your regular exercises. Running, yoga, jogging and power walking are all great ways of keeping fit during […]

What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

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Ectopic pregnancies account for 1 in 80 pregnancies. It occurs when a woman’s ovum, that has been fertilised, gets stuck somewhere else instead of moving down her fallopian tube to develop in the womb. Often the blockage occurs in the fallopian tube but there are also many other areas in which the pregnancy can become stuck. This common occurrence in pregnancies can be life-threatening for the mother if not treated in time.

 

Why do ectopic pregnancies happen?

Unfortunately there are no identifiable reasons as to why ectopic pregnancies occur, however there are a number of […]