Complex pregnancy

Unfortunately some pregnancies can have complications but doctors and nurses are always supportive. Read our guide to some of the complications women can encounter during pregnancy.

 

Latest Complex pregnancy Posts

The truth about Hyperemesis Gravidarum and Kate Middleton’s pregnancies

Once again the world is awash with news that another baby is to join the royal nursery. And once again Kate Middleton endures severe morning sickness, aka hyperemesis gravidarum before she could be out and about again. But what exactly is hyperemesis gravidarum and how does it affect your body during pregnancy? Acute morning sickness About […]

Women who are obese more likely to deliver preterm

The study which researched over 38,000 women over the course of four years, from 2009 to 2013, showed that obese women had an increased risk of delivering their babies before term. The Study The study was led by Professor Michael Turner from the UCD Centre for Human Reproduction at Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital. […]

Boots GP of the Year Award 2017

Winner: Eibhlin O’Callaghan Nominator: Wendy Dunne “Not only did she help heal my broken heart but she helped me through the fear and worry of losing another baby and to enjoy my pregnancies.” This year’s GP of the Year has shown remarkable care and kindness with her patients, becoming a much needed support for those […]

C Sections: Common myths debunked!

A Caesarean section, or  C section, might be a scary prospect for some first-time mums, but the reality is that more and more of us are having C sections – a study by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), UCD and Trinity College Dublin, found that births by c section had increased to 30 per […]

Fertility & Age

Years ago, the most common age to have babies was your early twenties. As time has gone by, and the world around us has changed, this typical age has gotten older. Many things influence this, including work, lifestyle and society. Nowadays, women are having children into their 40s. But how does age affect your fertility? Is […]

This little bracelet could help you conceive

What is the Ava bracelet? The Ava bracelet is a new clinically proven method of tracking your body to improve your fertility and chances of conceiving. Worn at night, sensors in the bracelet collect data that track physiological patterns linked to fertility. These patterns are fed into an algorithm to detect your fertile window, physiological […]

All you need to know about the flu vaccine

All women pregnant during the flu season (October to April) should get the seasonal flu vaccine – here’s all you need to know… What is seasonal flu? We’re so used to people saying they have the flu when they have a cold that it can be hard to realise exactly how serious the flu really […]

Studies Show Link Between Depression During Pregnancy and This Common Condition

A new study carried out in the US by the National Institute of Child Health and Development has revealed a possible two way link between depression during the early stage of pregnancy and the development of gestational diabetes. Similarly the study found a link between gestational diabetes and the likelihood of developing post-partum depression. The […]

All You Need To Know About Placenta Praevia

Placenta praevia can be a scary diagnosis to get when pregnant, but it can be easily managed. Here’s all you need to know. What is placenta praevia? Placenta praevia occurs when the placenta develops low down in the uterus, and stays there as the pregnancy moves into the final trimester. If the placenta is located […]

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