The Cervix
24th Nov

2014

The cervix is the lowest part of the uterus but is very much a part of the uterus itself.  Its name comes from the Latin ‘collum’ meaning neck.  This part of the uterus is truly amazing since during pregnancy it holds in the baby for 9 months ...

Menopause
17th Nov

2014

Menopause is defined as the time when the ovaries have stopped working.  This is actually not as easy as it would seem and is a diagnosis that is made in retrospect, since it is considered as one year after a woman’s last period.  The ovaries do not ...

Twins
3rd Nov

2014

Twins used to be a rare fascination in the schoolyard however they are becoming increasingly common due to a number of factors. In 2012 1.4% of births were twins. To understand more we should start at the beginning – how does a twin pregnancy occur? ...