Assisted reproduction: why should be a mother before 35?

assisted reproduction
January 21, 2015

The delay in childbearing age is imposed, but equally our reproductive capacity declines with age, resulting in greater difficulty getting pregnant naturally. It’s one of the reasons why specialists are aware of the increased demand for assisted reproduction techniques, advise motherhood before 35. In fact, as measured by specialists, the reproductive capacity or female fertility begins to decline, month to month, from this age. At 30, the percentage of oocytes…


What is the reason for weight gain during pregnancy?

weight gain during pregnancy
January 12, 2015

One of the reasons for weight gain during pregnancy is logically related to food and, specifically, with the risk of falling more often tempted to eat more satiating products but less nutritious. And not only food influences the mother, also in the fetus. During pregnancy weight control is desirable, both for the mother or the unborn child. A recent international study (involving countries like Spain, Denmark, Greece, England and Norway)…


Shepherd’s purse: Preventing cystitis and heavy periods

Shepherd's purse
April 7, 2014

Under this curious name, shepherd’s purse, one hides plant which will recognize multiple properties and, among them, to be an interesting ally for women because it can help prevent two disorders directly related to women’s health. Shepherd’s purse, antihemorrhagic, hypertensive and healing, among other properties, help treat cystitis and prevent heavy periods. It owes its name to capsules fit in bags of pastors, in their stored seeds. Shepherd’s purse is…


Pre-eclampsia: More risk after childbirth

March 19, 2014

To experts are concerned about both the risks of high blood pressure before and after pregnancy, called postpartum hypertension. A risk after childbirth and will be higher if pregnancy has had problems with hypertension. Reason why experts advise to be tracked for at least 72 hours after childbirth, to control the risks of further complications in women diagnosed in pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia, diagnosed during the period of gestation, can make us…


Pregnancy: How long to work?

work during pregnancy
February 19, 2014

Can we work until the end of pregnancy? We can, but we should not, because as recommended by doctors and specialists work beyond the eighth month of gestation period can be as harmful to the baby as the habit of smoking during pregnancy. There might be exaggerated comparison, but in terms of medical and health, it is not, since among other risks has found that babies of mothers who continued…


Incontinence: A controllable discomfort

January 26, 2014

Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine, an uncomfortable problem and is usually more common as we get older. But likewise, has a solution and can be controlled in some cases easily, as can be performing Kegel method exercises and controlling the intake of certain foods and beverages may increase the need to urinate. First, let us see what is incontinence. It is an involuntary loss of urine, which is…


How to Have Twins

having twins
December 1, 2013

For some it is a lot of work, while for others it is a dream that can come true. If you want twins, learn some tricks to expand your chances of conceiving children simultaneously. Chances of having twins First of all, you must know what are your chances of conceiving twins. If there is a family history in the parents, either one or both arms, then you have more chances…


The future of vaginal discomfort

vaginal itching
November 21, 2013

It is normal that at some point in life, a woman present vaginal infections accompanied by itching and even bad odor, and although no worry provided medical advice are followed and hygiene is excellent, it is important to know that it is and how it is possible to cure it or if it’s better, prevent it. Vaginal itching is the most common of all and can occur at any age,…


Does menstruation disrupts your sleep?

menstruation disrupts sleep
November 7, 2013

Essential part of human life (one in women), which has the ability to reflect negatively on the dream: the menstrual period. According to the psychiatrist, sleep disturbances occur in the premenstrual period and this alteration is due to the estrogen and progesterone that is made at this time of the month. Because women may experience drowsiness, although sleep is sufficient time is not restful.


Preeclampsia: Leading cause of maternal death

prevent preeclampsia
October 27, 2013

By its consequences, preeclampsia is considered the leading cause of maternal death. This is a medical complication that occurs during pregnancy, even in the postpartum period, which can cause seizures, stroke, multiple organ failure and death, both of them and the product. It is not known exactly what causes this disease, is presented in the second half of pregnancy (from week 20) and is more common in the case of…