"An estimated 15 million babies are born too early every year. That is more than 1 in 10 babies." – World Health Organization What is preterm labour? Normal labour usually happens between 37 to 42 weeks in pregnancy. Preterm labour is labour that happens before 37 completed weeks. What's worrisome is that preterm labour can… Continue reading Preterm labour: What do I need to know?
Author: Edna Marie Grajales, RN
Pregnant with plans to travel? Heard of Zika?
Have you been thinking about going on a 'babymoon' before your little one arrives? Speak to your health care provider if you're planning to travel and find out if your destination is affected by the Zika virus. The World Health Organization has the latest updates on affected countries. What's Zika? Zika is a virus that… Continue reading Pregnant with plans to travel? Heard of Zika?
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Now what?
You've just finished taking a home pregnancy test and to your surprise (or not), it's positive! You may have a lot of feelings, thoughts and questions going through your head. One of them is probably - So, now what? Read about 4 important things to do now that you're pregnant. Find a health care provider… Continue reading Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Now what?