If you are thinking about having a baby, it is not too early to prepare for a safe pregnancy with preconception care. Preconception care involves finding any problems that you might have that could hinder your pregnancy.
A significant part of maintaining optimal health is through gynaecological care. Women who opt for gynaecological care, are guaranteed to receive personalized and compassionate life-long care from our physicians in a friendly and nurturing environment.
Obstetrical care is critical for all expectant mothers, as it involves the care of a woman during pregnancy, labour, childbirth, and after the baby is born in the postpartum period. This includes understanding and interpreting signs that a woman is approaching labour.
Routine gynaecological visits is imperative for females to maintain good reproductive and sexual health. Generally, women should start seeing a gynaecologist at the age of 21, or earlier if they become sexually active. Women between the ages of 21 and 29 should schedule annual visits with their gynaecologist to receive a pap smear.
Younger patients require a kind, gentle, and knowledgeable approach. They must be assured of a confidential doctor–patient relationship without risking alienating their parents. Adolescents experience different gynaecological problems to adults...
Fertility changes as we age. Men and women become fertile in their teenage years following puberty. The beginning of the reproductive years of women is marked by the onset of menstruation and ovulation. Typically, reproductive potential decreases as women get older, and fertility can be expected to end 5 to 10 years before menopause.
Perimenopause refers to the time around menopause, during which a woman’s body makes its natural transition towards permanent infertility. Women start perimenopause at different ages, and may notice signs of progression toward menopause, such as menstrual irregularity, sometime in their 40s. But some women notice changes as early as their mid-30s.
Post-menopause is the time in a woman’s life after reaching menopause. During this time, all the symptoms of experience before menopause gradually decreases. However, because of the lower level of oestrogen, post-menopausal women have an increased risk of developing other health conditions such as osteoporosis and heart disease.