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The forgotten art of labor monitoring

We were discussing the cases for presentation the next day. The partographs obviously needed to be redrawn to justify the decision for LSCS. Patient had been 4cm dilated for over 16 hours. Contraction monitoring was patchy, plotted for 3 hours out of the 16 and plotted as inadequate. FHR checked 7 times during that period. Oxytocin started at 15dp...

Is it Safe to Take Antidepressant Medications During Pregnancy?

Most people believe that pregnancy is perhaps one of the happiest days of every woman’s life. Contrary to this, not all future mothers are ecstatic or joyous during their pregnancy. In fact, many women suffer from minor to serious cases of depression while they are pregnant. During pregnancy, hormonal changes occur in a woman’s body. Pregnancy...

Protecting Yourself From Unwanted Pregnancies

Surveys show that an estimated fifty percent of all pregnancies in Ghana are accidental. It’s surprising to read about it, especially since there have been more and more choices presented to the people for birth control. It is pretty saddening to know that half of those unplanned pregnancies were caused by failure of the chosen contraceptive meth...