• PREGNANCY CONDITIONS THAT ARE HEREDITARY

    PREGNANCY CONDITIONS THAT ARE HEREDITARY

    Newly pregnant? Trying to conceive for the first time? Curious to know what to expect during these nine months? Well here’s  some news – Some pregnancy and labour conditions are hereditary! What this means is that if your mom experienced bad bouts of morning sickness and nausea you are most likely spending most mornings throwing 

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  • ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION

    ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION

    Sometimes couples are often plagued with infertility issues and are in dire need of children. Thankfully, a large percentage of infertility cases are not the finality, and can be remedied by a number of procedures. What is Artificial Insemination? Artificial insemination refers to the deliberate introduction of the sperm into the female uterus for the

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  • JAUNDICE AND YOUR NEW BORN

    JAUNDICE AND YOUR NEW BORN

    Did you know that jaundice is the most common health condition faced by new born babies, affecting about 6 in 10 babies? Thankfully, it is a health condition that often gets resolved on its own, after about two weeks of the baby’s birth when the liver is properly formed. Jaundice is a common and usually

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  • Having a Genotype AS Partner when You are AS – What are the Risks?

    Having a Genotype AS Partner when You are AS – What are the Risks?

    What is genotype? Your genotype is your complete heritable genetic identity. It refers to your unique set of gene or genes carried by an individual. The genotypes of humans are AA, AS, AC, SS, SC and CC. What this means is that the red blood cells which are contained in the blood contain haemoglobin which

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