• Foetal assessment scans, explained


    Posted on 5 February 2019

    Seeing your baby for the first time on an ultrasound scan is such a special moment. Plus, you get to take baby’s first pictures home. Dr Lou Pistorius, Ob-Gyn and perinatologist at Mediclinic Panorama, explains the purpose of foetal assessment scans, the ideal time to have them and why they’re important.

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  • HELLP syndrome in pregnancy

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    Posted on 7 February 2017

    We asked a Mediclinic specialist about HELLP syndrome – a rare but life-threatening complication of pre-eclampsia.

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  • Treating pregnancy niggles


    Posted on 18 February 2015

    With all the changes your body undergoes during pregnancy, it’s natural to experience some unusual aches and pains. Dr Leneque Xanthe Lindeque, a gynaecologist and obstetrician at Mediclinic Highveld in

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  • FAQs: High-risk pregnancies


    Posted on 11 February 2015

    If your doctor tells you your pregnancy is high risk, don’t be alarmed. It simply means you (or your baby) may have an increased chance of risk and your doctor just wants to make sure you get special attention during your pregnancy to keep you both safe.

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  • Pre-eclampsia in pregnancy


    Posted on 20 June 2013

    Pre-eclampsia typically affects women in their third trimester of pregnancy – here’s what you need to know.

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