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Preeclampsia, high blood pressure during pregnancy

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-induced health condition that happens when a woman experiences elevated blood pressure along with spilling of protein into the urine and swelling in hands, face and legs after about 20 weeks of gestation.

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In Depth – Oxalate

When reading about pregnancy, you may have come across these terms – ‘oxalate’ and ‘oxalic acid’. In many articles and posts online, these two terms

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Folate

Folate is also known as Vitamin B9. Like other B vitamins, folate plays an important role in the metabolism of cells in our bodies. More

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In Depth – Spina Bifida

The terms “Spina” and “Bifida” are Latin words that mean spine and split respectively. It is a congenital malformation or a birth defect, which exists

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10 Skin Care Essentials for Pregnant Women & New Mums

Pregnancy and certain chemicals found in skin care products like Retinoids, Tetracycline, Hydroquinone, Salicylic Acid, and Benzoyl Peroxide do not go together. These chemicals can cause birth defects and therefore are best avoided during pregnancy and breast-feeding stages of a woman’s life. What then is safe to use during pregnancy?

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