Toxoplasmosis to Tubal Sterilization

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Toxoplasmosis

An infectious disease called toxoplasmosis is caused by microscopic parasites found in infected cat feces and undercooked meat. It is fairly rare, but it can cause stillbirth or miscarriage when contracted by a pregnant woman.

 

Trimester

One of the three periods of pregnancy. Each period or stage lasts about three months.

Toxemia

Also known as preeclampsia, toxemia is a serious condition occurring during pregnancy, characterized by hypertension, swelling, and protein in the urine after the 20th week of pregnancy.

Tubal Sterilization

A tubal ligation, also known as "tubal sterilization," is the procedure of tying and cutting a woman's fallopian tubes to prevent the egg from being fertilized by sperm during intercourse.