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Q & A On Sex Gender Selection
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Q & A On Sex Gender Selection

Question: “Prof, How Can I Get A Baby Girl?” The art and practice of gender selection has been in contention even before the biblical times. Evidence IN the old Greek, Egyptian, Asian and Yoruba mythology have asked and explored the same question over the centuries. The culture that imbibes male supremacy over females have been...

Closure versus Non-Closure of the Peritoneum at Caesarean Section: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes – Prof. AA Bamigboye
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Closure versus Non-Closure of the Peritoneum at Caesarean Section: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes – Prof. AA Bamigboye

BACKGROUND: Caesarean section is a very common surgical procedure worldwide. Suturing the peritoneal layers at caesarean section may or may not confer benefit, hence the need to evaluate whether this step should be omitted or routinely performed. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effects of non-closure as an alternative to closure...

Cervical ectopic pregnancy: Mersilene tape in surgical management – Prof. A A Bamigboye
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Cervical ectopic pregnancy: Mersilene tape in surgical management – Prof. A A Bamigboye

Cervical ectopic gestation is rare and may potentially be associated with high morbidity. We report acase of cervical ectopic pregnancy that was managedusing cervical cerclage with Mersilene tape as an intervention to reduce intraoperative haemorrhageduring evacuation. Case report A 36-year-old woman, gravida 3 para 2, with two previous caesarean sections in 2004 and 2012 (reasons...

How to Stay Positive on Your IVF Journey
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How to Stay Positive on Your IVF Journey

You just learned that your IVF procedure hasn’t worked out. You had been so hopeful, and now you’re disappointed. That is a normal feeling that many, if not most, women experience. There are many ways you can do to help you go forward. Know that this is just temporary. An unsuccessful IVF procedure is only...

Our Definitive Guide to Cold and Flu
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Our Definitive Guide to Cold and Flu

So you’ve come down with a nasty bug that’s been making the rounds. The good news? You probably don’t need to go into the doctor’s office. The bad news? You still feel awful. If you think you have an upper respiratory infection (URI) — which includes the common cold, sinus infections, chest colds (bronchitis), and...

Helping Children Deal With Trauma
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Helping Children Deal With Trauma

Children rely on the support of parents and teachers to help them deal with their emotions during and after traumatic events. Parents should decide how much information their children can handle. ADAA member Aureen Wagner, PhD, Director of The Anxiety Wellness Center in Cary, North Carolina, offers this recommendation for parents: “Remain as calm as...