The flu and common cold always leave you feeling under the weather, but being pregnant adds another dimension. How can you treat your flu or cold when you are expecting a baby, and what can you do to avoid becoming ill in the first place?
Periodontitis is a common condition which, according to recent research, may be associated with infertility. This may be due to a number of factors such as periodontal-specific bacteria and widepread inflammation in the body resulting from the disease.
Pregnancy hormones increase your risk of gingivitis (swollen gums) and even periodontal disease. What do you need to know about the symptoms, and your treatment options should you encounter them?
Suffering from genital herpes for the first time while pregnant is can be very taxing both physically and mentally on an expectant mother. Here is we will talk about the potential risks to your child and how best to minimize them.
Herpes infection in a newborn is a potentially life-threatening condition that can have last neurological consequences if not treated adequately in time. Here we will discuss the tell-tale signs of this disease.
A positive diagnosis with HSV-2 in an expectant mother can be a major source of concern. With neonatal herpes being potentially fatal, how likely is it that they will contract it in the womb and how can we best prevent it?
You have heard that genital herpes can never truly be cured and remains with you for life. It resurfaces when your body is vulnerable and you worry whether this could have an impact on your future child. Let's look at the facts on pregnancy and herpes.
You are faced with an important decision in light of recent genital herpes infection; how will my baby be delivered? Here we will examine the pro and cons between our two options.
Taking any kind of medication during pregnancy causes one to pause with apprehension. Weighing the risks of the untreated herpes infection versus the potential effects of the treatment, which is the safest option for your child?
Genital herpes during pregnancy is often uncomfortable, especially as the delivery date draws near. We will discuss the likelihood of transmitting herpes during birth and what steps can be taken to reduce that risk.