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The "change of life“: How to take care of yourself during menopause

Menopause is the transition every woman goes through at advancing age. Also called the ”change of life,“ but it does not need not limit life.

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Family Planning and Hereditary Risk

Your genes can determine your traits. Carrier screening involves genetic testing to identify gene mutations you have, that have the potential to be passed down to your children. Genetic testing helps provide ‘peace of mind’ while you are planning for the arrival of a child.

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HPV - Zip Up Challenge: You may get HPV in your lifetime…

In 2018, an estimated 570,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide and about 311,000 women died from the disease. Persistent infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types is the main cause of cervical cancer.

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You may get HPV in your lifetime…

HPV strains 16 and 18 alone are responsible for 70% of all cervical cancer cases. Most of HPV infection are contracted through sexual intercourse.

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My Journey Into Motherhood | Ms. Anneke’s Story

“The birth process should be as close to nature as possible”, says Ms. Anneke. At Bumrungrad International we care for mothers and their children, even before they are born, with our high quality and specialized maternity services.

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High-risk pregnancies require specialized expert care: Gestational Diabetes and Obesity

Gestational diabetes and obesity increase the risk of pregnancies, this blog identifies these risks, and how women can mitigate them.

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Breast Cancer: Understanding a Diagnosis

Among the cancers affecting women worldwide, breast cancer is one of the most common. Still, an individual diagnosis is a personal issue, affecting each woman differently and bringing up a myriad of questions. Understanding a breast cancer diagnosis is vital so that medical teams can tackle the disease alongside a patient.

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Family Planning

Welcome to Bumrungrad Q&A on family planning. Answering frequently asked questions on family planning and related fertility issues are our OB/GYN special-ists, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chartchai Srisombut and Dr. Nahathai Paktinum.

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High-risk pregnancies require specialized expert care: Multiple pregnancy

Multiple pregnancy, with a woman carrying two or more children in her womb, is often viewed as blessing for the mother. Yet, the blessing comes with a higher risk of complications.

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