The first couple of weeks after your last period are the golden time for fertilisation. Here's why
When menstruation ends, your eggs are still ripening in fluid-filled sacs called follicles, located in your ovaries. Hormones are released to help the follicles (each containing one egg) mature faster. Your body usually releases one egg a month, usually on day 14 of your cycle. This is known as ovulation.
You can start to help your body prepare for a healthy pregnancy by giving up habits like smoking or excessive drinking. Get plenty of rest and find ways to de-stress through exercise and hobbies you enjoy.
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Youth Preventive Dental Service (YPDS) provides oral health screening for pre-schoolers at some childcare centres as part of the Preschool Oral Health Screening and Fluoride Therapy Programme. Parents will be informed of the screening findings and recommended follow-up action through an "Information Sheet for Parents" that is downloadable from HealthHub.
YPDS also provides free basic dental services to Primary and Secondary students through school dental clinics and mobile dental clinics.
Annually, Primary 1, 2, 4 and 6, Secondary 1 and 3, and ITE Year 1 students who are enrolled in the school dental programme will be screened and treated by YPDS. Students in other levels who require dental services may visit the school or mobile dental clinics for free consultation and treatment.
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