Thirty years ago a flame retardant called chlorinated tris was used
on children’s clothing. The flame retardant was removed from the market,
but it continues to be used in polyurethane foam often found in office
While spending time with my friend and her three-month old recently, we were both remarking on how he perfectly exuded that “baby smell.” It’s hard to define, and people that have never spent time with an infant could never imagine it.
Patients ordered to complete a 24 hour potassium excretion test must collect all excreted urine for 24 hours. The urine is tested for potassium in an attempt to pattern potassium rise and fall throughout the 24 hour period.
Not all of pregnancy is beautiful or comfortable. For some women, talking about the more embarrassing symptoms that occur during pregnancy stages can be hard.
British researchers have developed an algorithm, which appears to be a
far better predictor of gestational hypertension than the conventional
approach of maternal history alone
Preeclampsia, or pregnancy-induced hypertension, is a life-threatening medical condition that happens during the second half of the pregnancy. The major signs of preeclampsia are high blood pressure and protein in the urine.
FSH, or follicle-stimulating hormone, is a hormone which is being produced and excreted in a small gland inside the brain, the pituitary gland.
In these 12 steps we show you how to improve the accuracy of doing a pregnancy test
When women are pregnant, they most often complain about frequent urination during pregnancy. Going to the bathroom over and over again can be time consuming and frustrating, but remains a common symptom of pregnancy.
A home pregnancy test allows you to perform a test in your home to determine if you are pregnant.
Mixing drano with urine does not only not detect the baby's sex but it's also very dangerous.
Early home pregnancy tests detect the pregnancy hormone hCG human chorionic gonadotropin in your urine.
An infection during pregnancy is different from when you are not pregnant - it can affect the pregnant woman as well as the developing fetus inside the uterus.
How home pregnancy tests (HPTs) work.
Possible causes of fetal Hydronephrosis.
Positive pregnancy test results can show up any time before or after a missed period. Read below more about when the pregnancy test result first becomes positive.
Up to one in 10 women has asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy. If
untreated, about one-third of these will develop symptomatic infection
of the bladder or kidney. These infections can lead to complications
such as premature labor and delivery.
How do I do a home pregnancy test (HPT)?
Does the color of the urine change when you become pregnant?
Which time of day is best to test?