82017Dec
TIPS ON POISONING PREVENTION  FOR CHILDREN.

TIPS ON POISONING PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN.

Accidental poisoning among children is on the rise globally with thousands of children being admitted to the emergency units of hospitals yearly. Because they accidentally consumed some form of medicine, household product or pesticide. Children are naturally curious and the tendency of exploring in and around the home exposes them to Ingest toxic substances. There…

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292017Nov
LONG DISTANCE TRAVEL CONCERNS DURING PREGNANCY; Should It be restricted during pregnancy?

LONG DISTANCE TRAVEL CONCERNS DURING PREGNANCY; Should It be restricted during pregnancy?

As long as there are no identified complications or concerns with your pregnancy, it is generally safe to travel. In most cases, the second trimester is considered the safest time to travel because the risks of miscarriage and preterm labor are the lowest.   Irrespective of the  transportation medium you are travelling on (car, bus,…

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222017Nov
RECOMMENDED WEIGHT GAIN IN PREGNANCY

RECOMMENDED WEIGHT GAIN IN PREGNANCY

The Obstetrician series is a virtual forum that provides answers to some frequently asked questions by pregnant women. What is the required weight gain in pregnancy? The recommended weight gain in pregnancy is dependent on some variables which include the presence of multiple pregnancies, maternal age & maternal pre-pregnancy weight. These variables can add to the burden…

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272017Oct
BENEFITS OF  WELL CHILD CLINIC VISITS

BENEFITS OF WELL CHILD CLINIC VISITS

Our Well child clinic is a clinic for the proper care of kids. with the following benefits PREVENTION OF DISEASES Your child gets scheduled immunizations to prevent illness. Questions about nutrition and safety in the home and at school can be addressed. TRACKING GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT Growth monitoring is key and an important way to…

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112017Oct
PREGNANCY AND EXERCISE

PREGNANCY AND EXERCISE

Staying healthy during pregnancy is very important—for both mother and the unborn child Aerobic exercise and moderate weight training are safe for most pregnant women, although care should be taken not to strain oneself or engage in exercise programs that causes extremely high body temperature (the body temperature should not exceed 38.3°C and pulse should…

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