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  • Trying to Conceive? Get the Basics Right
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    Trying to Conceive? Get the Basics Right

    7 years ago

    It is easy to scoff at this but there are many, probably numbering in millions; who, as you read this, are in deep frustration because they have been trying for a baby for ages and “it doesn’t seem to be happening”. Being in the profession...

  • Pregnancy Isn't the Only Cause of Absent Periods
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    Pregnancy Isn't the Only Cause of Absent Periods

    5 months ago

    When a women misses her period, pregnancy should be ruled out. This should be followed by investigating the many other potential causes, all discussed here.

  • Pros, Cons, and Facts About Water Birth
    10

    Pros, Cons, and Facts About Water Birth

    15 months ago

    Like all popular subjects, the web is awash with information on the subject of water birth. As might be expected, however, a lot of this information is promotional rather than factual.

  • No Natural Cures For Ovarian Cysts
    10

    No Natural Cures For Ovarian Cysts

    7 years ago

    The title is provocative and deliberately so. It is important that snake-oil salespeople are confronted and exposed. This is one area where they have thrived, exploiting other people’s discomfort to plump their wallets. If this hub saves one...

  • Kilwa Kisiwani: A World Heritage in Tanzania
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    Kilwa Kisiwani: A World Heritage in Tanzania

    7 years ago

    The East Coast of Africa is dotted with many interesting cities, from East London and Durban in South Africa; Maputo further north in Mozambique; Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital of Tanzania, Mombasa in Kenya and, if you are the adventurous...

  • Choroid Plexus Cysts are Harmless
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    Choroid Plexus Cysts are Harmless

    7 years ago

    One of the rather common findings in a detailed ultrasound scan in the first half of pregnancy is what is known as ‘Choroid Plexus Cysts’. Up to 2% of all babies will be found to have one or more of these small cysts in the part of the brain...

  • Excessive Body Hair In Women
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    Excessive Body Hair In Women

    7 years ago

    Many women feel the need to shave their legs regularly. This is especially the case for white women and those from central Asia. Women of black African and oriental ancestry do not need to do this as much as hair growth in these parts of the body is...

  • Why The Fetus Is Not Rejected
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    Why The Fetus Is Not Rejected

    7 years ago

    Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why the fetus in the womb is not rejected? After all, the body defence (immune) system is geared towards getting rid of any foreign tissue that gets in the body and the baby, having 50% genetic material from...

  • Identical Twins: The Rule of 4
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    Identical Twins: The Rule of 4

    6 years ago

    Most people will know how non-identical twins (fraternal twins, to give them their proper name) happen: Two eggs are released simultaneously, it happens to coincide with when sex takes place; both are fertilized and, voilà! You have two. Now, these...

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