A healthy placenta is the single most important factor in producing a healthy baby. A pregnancy cannot proceed without a healthy placenta. The placenta is dedicated to the survival of the foetus. Even when exposed to a poor maternal environment, … Continue reading

Umbilical Cord

The Purpose of the Umbilical Cord The umbilical cord is one of the most important things in an unborn baby’s environment. The umbilical cord begins to form between four and six weeks as the embryonic disc takes a cylindrical shape. … Continue reading


Oligohydramnios is the condition of having too little amniotic fluid. About 8 per cent of all pregnant women are found to have low amniotic fluid at some point, usually in their third trimester. Among those still pregnant two weeks past … Continue reading