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Induced labour : frequently asked questions

What is induced labour? When normal labour does not begin on its own naturally and the baby is overdue the labour has to be sometimes initiated with a little help from the doctor. This is called induced labour. Though natural onset of labour and normal delivery is by far the best, medical conditions that may…
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Endometriosis: Some misconceptions and myths

Endometriosis is a complex, frustrating, chronic problem that afflicts many women. There is a general lack of awareness and understanding of the condition which leads to many wrong conceptions about it. The severe menstrual pain of endometriosis is often passed off as normal period pains. Even doctors dismiss cases of severe cramps as "it happens"…
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The emotional pain of infertility

The emotional pain of infertility. Infertility is commonly defined as the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected sexual intercourse.  Approximately 7.3 million women and their partners (about 12% of the reproductive-age population) are infertile. Women and Becoming Mothers: Women grow up assuming that one day they will be mothers. Right from playing with…
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10 Tips For Successful Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding to be successful, correct positioning or " latching on" is essential. Latching on of the baby to the breast, means that the baby has learnt to grasp the breast properly to be able to milk it. Most of the nipple and at least one inch of the areola should be inside the baby's mouth.…
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