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Emotional stress can happen to any mother and it is not your fault

Emotional stress can happen to any mother and it is not your fault

Posted on: 22 November 2014

You are not alone if you feel stressed since you became pregnant. Some mothers feel troubled and guilty for feeling unhappy during their pregnancy. Getting help will make you feel better, and there is a lot of support on offer.


High blood pressure during pregnancy is dangerous

High blood pressure during pregnancy is dangerous

Posted on: 12 November 2014

If you are diagnosed with pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy), you will need to stay in the hospital so that your blood pressure can be checked often, for your safety and that of your baby.


Shortness of breath during pregnancy can affect your health

Shortness of breath during pregnancy can affect your health

Posted on: 3 November 2014

Not being able to breathe properly during pregnancy can affect your health and that of your unborn baby.


African country representatives meet in Cape Town to discuss heart failure

African country representatives meet in Cape Town to discuss heart failure

Posted on: 31 August 2014

Participants from several African countries: Mozambique, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa met recently at the Vineyard Hotel Conference Centre to discuss heart failure.


Genome-wide gene expression analysis in black South African women who develop gestational diabetes m

Genome-wide gene expression analysis in black South African women who develop gestational diabetes m

Posted on: 20 August 2014

To understand the impact of gestational diabetes on the foetus by investigating gene expression and DNA methylation to look for epigenetic perturbations that may lead to an unfavourable outcome in the offspring.