Medical Conditions in Pregnancy

Understanding the blood tests you need during pregnancy

Blood tests are a routine part of antenatal care. A variety of blood tests are done by doctors and healthcare providers at... Read more

Understanding Cancer During Pregnancy

Medical experts have long pointed to the fact that while smoking has been directly linked to causing lung cancer eating... Read more

Understanding Hypertension and Pregnancy

What is hypertension? Can I have it in pregnancy? Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are a major cause of maternal ... Read more

Blood Clots in the Legs & Lungs (Deep Vein Thrombosis & Pulmonary Embolism)

What is thrombosis and deep venous thrombosis DVT ? Thrombosis is a blood clot in a blood vessel which could be an artery... Read more


What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is diagnosed when you have high blood pressure during pregnancy 140 90mm Hg with... Read more

Gestational Hypertension

What is gestational hypertension? Gestational hypertension is diagnosed by your doctor if you develop high blood pressure of... Read more

Chronic Hypertension

What is hypertension in pregnancy? Hypertension or high blood pressure is diagnosed when your blood pressure is 140 90... Read more

Epilepsy in Pregnancy

I have epilepsy and thinking of getting pregnant soon. What should I do? Women with epilepsy not surprisingly will be... Read more

Anemia & Pregnancy

What is anaemia? Anaemia is a condition where the level of your haemoglobin in low. Anaemia is the most common medical... Read more


Written by: Dr Lim Pei Shan Lecturer and Clinical Specialist O& G PPUKM What is thalassaemia? Thalassaemia is an inborn... Read more
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