Antenatal care (ANC)
The pregnancy health record is the main medical record of your pregnancy. It is provided by the hospital and it is your responsibility to carry and show it. The record has been designed to involve you in discussing your health status and care plan throughout your pregnancy, birth and labor.
Tests and investigations
Prenatal screening and diagnostics test
Various tests will be available to you and your partner during your pregnancy to check for both your health and for the baby. Some tests can reveal if your baby has abnormalities or if you are having a multiple pregnancy (e.g twins).
Fetal monitoring includes various tests and investigations to monitor your health and your baby during pregnancy.
Routine Ultrasound scan during pregnancy
An ultrasound scan during pregnancy is a painless procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to produce a two dimensional black and white image. This image can help identify possible problems with your pregnancy or baby.
Immunization during pregnancy
Having various immunizations before, during and after pregnancy is recommended for best health outcomes for you and your baby. It will provide protection from some infections and serious illnesses for both you and your baby.
Family planning benefits the health of women and well being of families throughout the world. Using contraception helps to control unwanted pregnancies, space child births, protect against STDs and many other health benefits.
What is contraception?
This is one of the ways used by females for family planning to prevent unplanned pregnancies.
The male condom is a form of contraception for men. It also protects against sexually transmissible infections (STIs)
Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill (COC pill)
This is a form of contraception for women
Intra Uterine Device (IUD)
An IUD is a small device that fits inside your womb.
TL is a permanent contraception or sterilization for women.
What are uterine fibroids?
Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths of the muscle tissue of the uterus. Fibroids can range in number and size from a single growth to multiple growths, and from very small to large.
Symptoms of fibroids
Who gets fibroids?
Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases (PID)
An untreated STD can cause a pelvic inflammatory disease which is a serious condition in women. 1 in 18 women with history of PID experiences difficulty in getting pregnant. You can prevent PID by protecting yourself.
What is PID?
PID is an infection of a woman’s reproductive organs. It is a complication often caused by some STD like gonorrhoea.
How do I know I have PID?
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