Information & Links

Information & Links

Please remember that information obtained from websites, though in itself accurate, may not be applicable to you and your pregnancy.

If you need more information on conditions that may affect your baby; your first point of call is your obstetrician or midwife. You may be referred to a fetal specialist or genetic counsellor, who can also give you valuable information. This page has links to reliable websites with good information. Always treat the information given on websites as provisional, and confirm the information with your obstetrician, midwife or other professional. In other words, treat the medical information from the internet as sources of questions, not sources for answers. 

If you need reliable information, please contact SASUOG, detailing the condition about which you would like more information.



Coping with anxiety and depression

Coping with anxiety and depression during the perinatal period - especially during COVID-19 epidemic and lockdown...

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COVID19

Information leaflet on Corona and Pregnancy compiled by Priya Soma Pillay and Heidi Kruger for SASOG/BetterObs...

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Fetal growth restriction

Information on growth restriction...

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Intrauterine transfusion

Why does a baby need a transfusion before it is even born?...

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Pre-eclampsia

Information on pre-eclampsia, where pregnancy causes your blood pressure to rise...

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Preterm labour and birth

Babies born before the 37th week of pregnancy are called preterm or premature. Preterm labour usually starts by itself, although sometimes a preterm birth is planned by your doctor if it’s thought to be safest for the baby or the mother. ...

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Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS): laser therapy

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a rare pregnancy complication that can affect identical twins. TTTS can only occur in pregnancies where twins share one placenta (afterbirth). ...

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Prenatal Tests

Your clinician (Obstetrician, General Practitioner or Midwife) will request some tests to check that all is well with your pregnancy. Some are optional and may depend on whether you can afford them or not. ...

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12 Weeks Ultrasound Examination

The 12 weeks ultrasound examination can be done from 11 weeks 4 days to 13 weeks 6 days. The scan is usually performed transabdominally. Sometimes, it may be necessary to do the scan transvaginally....

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20 Weeks Ultrasound Examination

The 20 weeks ultrasound examination can be done from 19 to 22 weeks. The scan is usually performed transabdominally. Sometimes, it may be necessary to do the scan transvaginally....

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Who should do my pregnancy scan?

Should I go to a sonographer, GP, gynae or maternal and fetal medicine specialist for my pregnancy scan?...

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