What is a hot flush?

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The hot flush (or flash as the Americans say) is typically an experience of utter and abruptly unexpected discomfort that the menopausal woman experiences due to hormone shifts that are associated with this time of her life, around age 50.

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How does obesity affect pregnancy?

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I am fat and someone mentioned that I have a raised BMI. What is it and how can it negatively affect my pregnancy?

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What is ‘good vaginal toilet?’

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Gynaecological authorities internationally recognise the need for conservative management of vaginal symptoms such as discomfort/mild irritation/slight discharge before proceeding to any medical management (medicine)...

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Pain relief during labour

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Pain relief is an important aspect of good progress during labour. It is interesting, however, that pain relief is what we desire while we wait to get to the delivery itself but conversely we need pain to be present at the time of the delivery for the delivery to be sped up.

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Flash Flood - November 2013

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On Friday evening the 15th of November 2013 the Vergelegen Medi Clinic was flooded when the Lourens River burst its banks.

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