Archive for Category: "Pregnancy"

New!!! Official Maternity Package at Asian Hospital

New Maternity Package! By 2017, patients may avail of Standard Maternity Bundles at Asian Hospital. This bundle includes only UNCOMPLICATED vaginal or cesarean deliveries. Additional use of services, medications, laboratory tests and professional fees will be added to the total bill.   Total bundle (hospital bill and physician fees): Vaginal delivery (under epidural anesthesia) P106,500.00 Cesarean […]

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Plastic and Pregnancy

Sodium Hypochlorite, methylene chloride, naphthalene….purely toxic substances and environmental hazards known to cause kidney, liver and reproductive damage. Who would even think of touching these dangerous chemicals? You and I do. These are products found in our very own closets, sinks and garages. More than 83,000 chemicals are used in our homes and offices everyday. […]

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Treatment for Morning Sickness

Nausea and vomiting affect roughly 50% of all pregnant women. Many label these symptoms as “Morning Sickness” but this is hardly the case for more than half of women in their first trimester. Very often the dizziness, hyperacidity and gastric upset occur at anytime throughout the day. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) […]

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Pregnant Moms and Moms-to-be: What to Know Before Giving Birth

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Free Workshop on Photography and Pregnancy

Event Details What:                        Xpert Workshop: A Beautiful Journey for Expecting Parents Mommy- and/or daddy-to-be discover how they can work together and get ready for a healthy pregnancy and document magical moments in their journey to parenthood. When:                       March 16, Saturday, 9AM – 4PM Where:                     SGV Hall, AIM Conference Center Manila Speakers: […]

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Male contraceptive pill coming soon

Since its introduction in the 1960’s, when you hear the word “pill”, you know its a hormone-containing tablet to control female ovulation. Pretty soon the “pill” will not be exclusive to women. Researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts accidentally discovered a chemical that can turn on or turn off a male’s sperm […]

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What is the Best Prenatal Vitamin?

When a woman gets pregnant, there is a corresponding increase in nutritional requirements from total calories to protein and fat intake to vitamins. From a baseline of 2,000 calories a day, she needs additional 300 calories to sustain the growing baby inside. The total intake should be divided into protein 20%, fat 30% and carbohydrate 50%. […]

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Pregnant Women Who Smoke Urged To Give Up Before 15-Week ‘Deadline’

The British Medical Journal in 2009 published a study regarding pregnancy and smoking. The research reveals that: Mothers who were previous smokers but quit before the 4th month of pregnancy decrease the risk of preterm labor and low birth weight babies to almost the same levels as if they never smoked at all. Women who […]

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Infertility May Be Caused by Plastic

All over the world, the incidence of infertility is rising. Infertility is defined as not achieving a pregnancy after 1 year of regular sexual intercourse. “Regular” is further defined as having contact with your husband at least 3x a week. If you’ve been married for 1 year but your husband has been working abroad for […]

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J.N. a 48 year old with myoma wants to be a mommy again

Good day po doc,am a mother of three ,and already  48yrs.old ,my youngest daughter is 15 yrs.old! my live in partner wants to have a baby ,regular pa naman ang menstruation ko,my problem is ,five yrs pa may myoma ako,and anemic din po ako,i regularly takes medicine ,yun po supplements lang w/iron and my doctor […]

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