Women’s Health

Importance of prenatal health care

Are you pregnant? congratulations! You are heading toward an exciting journey. As you would start your journey towards parenthood, you’ll find out how much there is to learn and how valuable is, to memorize the information, you have gathered.

You’re going to have a baby. Either you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant, you will want to give your baby a healthy start.

For this purpose, you need to have paid regular visit to your doctor. These prenatal care visits are utter most required for the better health of yourself and for the neonate growing in your womb. Some things are important to stop when the pregnancy signs start to appear, such as smoking or drinking. Even some prescribed medicines can also create complications during pregnancy. You will have to drink plenty of fluids and healthy diet, in early pregnancy stages to cope with the morning sickness, or nausea. You may also feel more tired and dire need of rest.

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Abortion- its types and health risks

Abortion is the removal of embryo before completion of child. The medical industry has developed a number of different methods of abortion chemical and surgical. The type of abortion method used in possible pregnancy termination is generally determined by how far a woman is pregnant.

First-Trimester Abortions

During the first trimester, women have the two options of having a medical abortion procedure or a surgical abortion procedure. Medical terminations are only available up to 9 weeks gestation. Abortion procedures for first trimester includes

Methotrexate & Misoprostol (MTX):

A medical abortion procedure used up to the first 7 weeks of pregnancy. The patients should use the drugs according to doctor’s advice. It can have serious side effects due to its high toxicity. Side effects include nausea, diarrhea, liver damage and lung disease.

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