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Nutritional supplements in pregnancy

A healthy balanced diet is important around the time of conception and in pregnancy.

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Genetic testing in pregnancy

There are numerous genetic tests that are available during a pregnancy and even before becoming pregnant.

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Vaccinations during pregnancy

Vaccinations are important way to decrease disease outbreaks in the community.

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Having a LLETZ procedure

You are advised to have treatment to your cervix. There are 2 types of cells on the cervix, squamous cells (like skin) and glandular cells.

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Induction of labour

Most women who are planning to have a vaginal delivery will labour spontaneously at some time around the due date.

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Listeria and food poisoning

Once you realise that you are pregnant, it is important to alter your diet according to recommended guidelines.

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Having twins

Twins can either be identical or non-identical. Identical twins develop from one embryo that divides very early after fertilization to create two separate babies.

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Pap smears are now called cervical screening tests

Women who are sexually active are invited to have tests to look for abnormal cells that can, over many years, become a cancer.

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