Downloadable documents

Mayo Clinic – Risk Factors of Tuberculosis

Anyone can get tuberculosis, but certain factors can increase your risk of the disease.

Download PDF

Mayo Clinic – Symptoms of Tuberculosis

Although your body may harbor the bacteria that cause tuberculosis, your immune system usually can prevent you from becoming sick.

Download PDF

Mayo Clinic – Complications of Tuberculosis

Without treatment, tuberculosis can be fatal.

Download PDF

HSFSA nutrition in pregnancy guidelines

It is very important that you follow a healthy lifestyle that includes adequate amounts of nutritious foods and regular exercise, especially during pregnancy. The maternal diet should include enough energy and nutrients to provide for the growth and development of the unborn baby as well as to ensure health and intelligence in the child later in life.

Download PDF

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists – why your weight matters during pregnancy and aft

Most women who are overweight have a straightforward pregnancy and birth and deliver healthy babies. However being overweight does increase the risk of complications to both you and your baby. This information is about the extra care you will be offered during your pregnancy and how you can minimise the risks to you and your baby in this pregnancy, and in a future pregnancy. Your healthcare professionals will not judge you for being overweight and will give you all the support that you need.

Download PDF

Mayo Clinic – Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Doctors haven’t identified a safe level of alcohol that a pregnant woman can consume. But experts do know that FAS is completely preventable if women don’t drink alcohol during pregnancy.

Download PDF

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - Recreational exercise and pregnancy

This information is designed to help you and your healthcare professional to discuss and develop an exercise programme during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of your baby.

Download PDF

Mayo Clinic – Pregnancy and exercise

During pregnancy, exercise can help you stay in shape and prepare for labor and delivery. Here’s the lowdown on pregnancy and exercise, from getting started to staying motivated.

Download PDF

NHS – Exercise in pregnancy

The more active and fit you are during pregnancy, the easier it will be for you to adapt to your changing shape and weight gain. It will also help you to cope with labour and get back into shape after the birth. Keep up your normal daily physical activity or exercise (sport, dancing, or even walking to the shops and back) for as long as you feel comfortable.

Download PDF

Mayo Clinic - Risk factors of preeclampsia

Preeclampsia develops only during pregnancy.

Download PDF