Newborns have increased risk of septicemia especially in the first seven days of the life. The symptoms of septicemia in newborns can be subtle and atypical. So newborns that develop infections can deteriorate very rapidly and they need to be observed very carefully.
The term abortion or miscarriage refers to the expulsion of the foetus from the uterus before complete formation of the placenta. When abortion occurs repeatedly at a certain period of pregnancy; it is termed "habitual abortion".
Good nutrition is the key to a successful pregnancy for both mother and child. Eating well during pregnancy can also contribute to the development of wholesome eating habits for the growing child.