Obstetrician – Amniocentesis

Within the early stages of the 2nd trimester, your obstetrician may ask you to come in for a procedure called amniocentesis. This procedure will be carried out by a medical professional like Dr Gary Swift who is an obstetrician and gynaecologist, who specialises in...

Obstetrics – Antepartum

Antepartum refers to the time period of a pregnancy before labour and delivery. During antepartum, an Obstetrician will monitor the heart rate of the baby and conduct an ultrasound to obtain a measure of how well the pregnancy is proceeding for both the mother and...

Physical changes during pregnancy – Obstetrics

An overview of haematological, renal and gastrointestinal changes in pregnancy and sepsis Sepsis is a whole body inflammation resulting from infection, when severe it can result in organ dysfunction and eventual failure. The maintenance of good hygiene and health of...