ON WORLD AIDS DAY - Know the basics World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day held for the first time in 1988. What is HIV? HIV is a virus that gradually attacks the immune system which is our bodys natural defence against illness. If a person becomes infected with…
Can a urine infection affect my pregnancy? If you have a kidney infection when you are pregnant, you can feel very unwell. But it may also cause problems such as early labour and/or a small baby. A kidney infection is uncommon but may develop as a complication from cystitis or from a urine infection. There may be no symptoms at first (asymptomatic bacteriuria).
urine infection in pregnancy -Urine infection is common in pregnancy. If it is not treated some infections may progress to cause a serious kidney infection. Treatment is with an antibiotic. The aim is to cure the infection, and also to prevent possible complications.
During pregnancy, your body needs more water to cope with the demands of your changing body. Water is essential for healthy blood cells and to keep your body hydrated. Water is also a key component of breastmilk, and essential for good lactation.