The Risk Of Placenta Previa Following An Abortion: What You Need To Know

It’s seldom an easy decision for a woman to have an abortion, but it’s important to know about the risks this medical procedure sometimes presents. Placenta previa is a problem that can affect pregnant women, and if you have had an abortion, the risk of this complication increases. Learn what causes placenta previa, and find out why an abortion can increase the risk of this dangerous condition. What is placenta previa? The placenta gives an unborn baby the vital oxygen and nutrients it needs to grow during pregnancy. The placenta normally attaches to the top or side of the uterus…
Read more →

Autism And Irlen Syndrome: Advice For Parents

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects around 115,000 people in Australia. People with autism can experience several symptoms, and there is increasing evidence that the condition can cause problems with vision and/or perception of the person’s immediate environment. Irlen Syndrome is a specific perceptual processing disorder that can affect people with autism. Learn more about the condition, and find out what steps you may need to take to help your child cope with the problem. Signs and symptoms of Irlen Syndrome Irlen Syndrome (or Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome) is a problem where the brain cannot process visual information correctly. Crucially,…
Read more →

Should You Give Birth in a Public Hospital, Private Hospital, or at Home?

Becoming pregnant with your first child is an incredibly exciting time in your life. You have 9 months of pregnancy ahead to nurture the growing child inside of you, and then you have the childbirth itself, which for many first time mothers, is an overwhelming prospect. You will absolutely want to make sure that you feel comfortable and looked after when it comes time to deliver the baby. Along the way, there are many decisions to make, and where to deliver your baby is a decision you will have to make sooner or later. Here is some information to help…
Read more →

Healing a Broken Bone: Four Alternatives to TENS Machines and How They Compare

With pain relieving properties similar to morphine, a TENS machine creates a frequency of vibration, calibrated to encourage healing and block pain signals. However, a TENS machine is not the only vibrating bone healer. There are other options. If you have a broken bone and are curious about all of the vibratory healing options, take a look at how these alternatives compare to a TENS machine: 1. Massage The effect of a TENS machine is sometimes compared to the effect of rubbing an area. When the body senses the TENS machine vibrating against its skin, it responds as if it…
Read more →

1 2