Whooping cough vaccine
The vaccination for whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory disease, is recommended as part of children’s routine immunisation. Unfortunately, immunity weakens over time. Which is why a booster is recommended for teenagers and adults.
The largest Maternity hospital in Switzerland is growing
2015 marked the end of the structural work on the third stage of the new Maternity hospital. This final phase marks the end of the expansion of this Geneva Maternity hospital, which started in 2006, financed by investment funds voted by the Grand Council.
Making breastfeeding easier
For fifteen years, the HUG Maternity hospital has held the label of Baby Friendly Hospital, awarded by UNICEF and the WHO. This label has allowed some 50,000 babies to enjoy the benefits of breastfeeding.
Electrocardiography (ECG) is a graphical representation of the electrical activity of the heart.
To perform this examination, care providers place electrodes on your chest, connected to a device.
This examination is painless.
An ultrasound scan is an imaging technique that uses ultrasound. It is used routinely in medicine and helps to verify that everything is well with your baby and its environment, using a vaginal or abdominal probe.
This examination is completely painless for you and your baby.
During pregnancy, it is recommended that a total of three ultrasound scans should be performed:
If you experience a burning sensation when urinating and/or a frequent urge to urinate it is imperative to attend a consultation.
The appearance of urinary infections is common during pregnancy.
During the examination, a urine test will be performed to detect urinary tract infection and you may be administered an antibiotic treatment.