-Tag: Pregnancy

Dr Chris Russell

Dr Chris Russell is a private obstetrician and gynaecologist consulting at St Vincent’s Private, he has extensive experience caring for high-risk pregnancies. Chris works on a ‘continuity of care’ structure to ensure that his patients receive the highest level of attention possible by conducting all consultations himself throughout your pregnancy. [...]

Dental care during pregnancy

 Dental care is an important part of your general health which can often be neglected when you are pregnant. Good dental health is particularly important during pregnancy as the hormone changes occurring at this time can affect your gums, making them more vulnerable to inflammatory gum disease, also known as [...]

2019-02-20T23:11:08+00:00Maternity, Pregnancy Care|

Travelling while pregnant

The Easter long weekend will soon be here and it  is a common time for families to go away to catch up with other family members or to take a break from work. It can be a time when you find yourself having to travel long distances. There are a few [...]

2012-03-30T10:00:31+00:00Maternity, Pregnancy Care|

PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that causes irregular or absent periods and elevated androgen (male hormone) levels which can cause acne, excess facial/body hair growth and male pattern hair thinning. The cause of PCOS is not completely understood.  It is thought that abnormal levels of a pituitary hormone [...]

Caffeine in Pregnancy

What is the real story? As we all know caffeine is found in coffee, tea, chocolate and soft drinks, but what impact does it have in pregnancy? Caffeine and its by-products cross the placenta easily and can be found in reasonable quantities in fetal  (baby’s)  blood and in the amniotic [...]

2019-02-20T23:22:28+00:00Pregnancy Care|