Pregnancy

 

  • How do you know if you are pregnant and how long you have been pregnant for?

    Most women determine that they are pregnant if they are sexually active and have missed a period. Nausea, breast soreness, and fatigue are also common symptoms in early pregnancy. Ultrasound or pregnancy tests are the only ways to immediately be sure that a woman is pregnant. You can do a… Read more »

  • How many weeks into your pregnancy can you do an abortion with pills?

    You can do a medical abortion at home until the 12th week of your pregnancy. Read more »

  • Wat sal gebeur as jy ʼn aborsie met pille na 10 weke doen?

    Indien jy langer as 10 weke swanger (pregnant) is, en steeds ʼn aborsie doen, sal die medikasie steeds werk en gewoonlik ʼn aborsie veroorsaak. Jy het egter herhaalde dosisse van die aborsiepille nodig. Die risiko vir komplikasies vermeerder en dit is waaarkynliker (more likely) dat jy behandeling… Read more »

  • Wat as jy nie swanger (pregnant) is nie, maar jy neem in elk geval die medikasie?

    Dit wil nie voorkom of dit skadelik is om aborsiepille te neem al is jy nie swanger nie. Die pille het ʼn paar newe-effekte (side-effects). Misoprostol word gewoonlik in nie-swanger (not pregnant) vroue gebruik om swere (ulcers) te behandel en te voorkom. Read more »

  • What are hCG levels during pregnancy?

    hCG levels in weeks from Last Menstrual Period : 3 weeks LMP: 5 - 50 mIU/ml 4 weeks LMP: 5 - 426 mIU/ml 5 weeks LMP: 18 - 7,340 mIU/ml 6 weeks LMP: 1,080 - 56,500 mIU/ml 7 - 8 weeks LMP: 7, 650 - 229,000 mIU/ml 9 - 12 weeks LMP: 25,700 - 288,000 mIU/ml 13 - 16 weeks LMP: 13,300 - 254,000 mIU/ml… Read more »

  • What if you have a RH - bloodtype?

    Usually doctors advise women who have a (surgical) abortion or miscarriage or delivery to have an injection with anti D globuline. The reason is that if the fetus has a positive bloodtype and if there is an exchange in blood the woman can make antibodies in her blood that can affect the next born… Read more »