Amniotic membrane stripping

Membrane/cervical stripping or sweeping the membranes

– Is a gentle and natural procedure with the purpose to separate the amniotic membranes from the uterine walls.
– Considered safe in many studies.
– Decrease incidence of post-term pregnancy

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Do you have a urine infection?

Urinary Tract infection (UTI) during pregnancy

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) during pregnancy can be found anywhere throughout the urinary tract such as:

Upper Urinary Tract:
Pyelonephritis hen involves kidneys.
Ureteritis when involves ureters (usually associated with bladder or kidney infection).

Lower Urinary Tract:
Urethritis when involves urethra.
Cystitis when involves bladder.

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