Infections in Pregnancy

Chickenpox in Pregnancy

1. What is chickenpox and can I catch it during my pregnancy? Chickenpox varicella is an illness caused by a virus called... Read more

Yeast Infections

A condition that afflicts 75 percent of women at least once during their lives yeast infections are a common annoyance to... Read more

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Pregnancy

Dr. Premitha Damodaran Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist MBBS MMED Obst & Gynae Pantai Hospital Kuala... Read more

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection

What is CMV? CMV stands for cytomegalovirus. It it a type of virus from the herpes group. Approximately 50 85 of... Read more

Group B streptococcus

What is Group B streptococcus GBS ? GBS is a type of bacteria that is normally found in our gut and vagina. It usually does... Read more


What is chorioamnionitis? Chorioamnionitis is an infection of the two layers of the placenta tissue the chorion and the... Read more

Vaginal Candidiasis (Vaginal Thrush)

What is vaginal candidiasis infection? Is it common in pregnancy? Vaginal candidiasis is a fungal infection of the vagina.... Read more

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

What is urinary tract infection UTI in pregnancy? UTI is an infection of the urinary tract which includes your bladder ... Read more


What is toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a parasite known as toxoplasma gondii. It is more common in... Read more


What is listeriosis? Listeriosis is a serious and rare bacterial infection caused by eating food contaminated by Listeria... Read more
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