Men’s Health Month – Male Infertility

This blog post is focused on Men, as November is Men’s Health Month. Did you know that about 1 in 100 couples cannot fall pregnant due to male infertility and about 10 – 15% of males have low sperm or no sperm at all? Male fertility problems include poor quality...

So, you are thinking of having a baby?

So, you are thinking about getting pregnant and have a baby! That’s great news and can be an exciting and apprehensive time as well. Trying to conceive can be a time filled with hope, but it can also be stressful and overwhelming. Many women spend years using some...

Taking Care of You During COVID 19

There has been many articles and blog post surrounding mental health and support during COVID 19. Your mental health should not be the only thing you think about during this time. Your physical health should also be looked after. The COVID-19 pandemic means that many...

Pregnancy and Mental Health

Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health problems in pregnancy and affects approximately 15% of all expectant mothers. It is expected that your emotions are heightened during pregnancy. There are many external and internal factors which can cause an...

Influenza and Pregnancy

Influenza or the “flu” is an infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes. It’s not the same as a cold. The flu is caused by a different group of viruses. Symptoms tend to be more severe and last longer. You can catch the flu all year-round, but it is...

Endometriosis

Endometrioses is a condition that affects over 175 million women worldwide. March is Endometrioses month, so Dr Samina is going to tell you a little more about this condition and its symptoms. Endometriosis is an often-painful disorder in which tissue similar to the...

What is a Colposcopy?

Colposcopy is a medical diagnostic procedure to examine an illuminated, magnified view of the cervix as well as the vagina and vulva. Many pre-malignant lesions and malignant lesions in these areas have discernible characteristics that can be detected through the...

What happens when you have a breech baby?

A breech baby is when the baby is positioned bottom first late in pregnancy. Breech births can be complicated for both mother and baby, and planning for this occurance should be done in consultation with your Obstetrician.About 3 percent of all births are breech, and...