Uterine Polyps
Uterine polyps are growths attached to the inner wall of the uterus that extend into the uterine cavity. Overgrowth of cells in the lining of the uterus (endometrium) leads to the formation of uterine polyps, also known as endometrial polyps. These polyps are usually noncancerous (benign), although
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The flu jab in pregnancy
Why are pregnant women advised to have the flu vaccine? The flu jab will help protect both you and your baby. There is good evidence that pregnant women have a higher chance of developing complications if they get flu, particularly in the later stages of pregnancy. One of the most common complicatio
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(Hormonal IUD (Mirena
Hormonal IUD (Mirena) Overview Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) that can provide long-term birth control (contraception). The device is a T-shaped plastic frame that’s inserted into the uterus, where it releases a type of the hormone progestin. To prevent pregnancy, Mirena: Thick
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The eatwell plate in pregnancy
The eatwell plate in pregnancy The ‘eatwell plate’ below shows how much of each type of food you need to have a healthy and well balanced diet. Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein Protein includes meat (except liver), fish, poultry, eggs, beans, pulses and nuts These foods
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