Pregnancy: What is the best age to give birth to her baby?

late pregnancy

Pregnancy would be more immune to the risk of birth if it comes at a young age, in any case, it is demonstrated what a study by scientists from the Royal Faculty of the Gynecologists of United Kingdom.

late pregnancy

Poor tend to give birth late

The study has shown that the ideal age for women to give birth to a baby is between 20 to 35 years.

The same study also indicated that there is more risk of abortion, caesarean section, fetal death and complexities of birth after the age of 35. Moreover, the success rate of fertilization in vitro was 31% for women aged less than 35 years, while among women aged over 42 years, this rate is 5%.

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Feeding during pregnancy

feeding during pregnancy

It is essential to a rich and balanced diet in pregnancy because it depends on the correct development of the fetus. The contribution of certain foods varies throughout gestation, and increases the need for folic acid and vitamins A, B, C and D. In the second and third trimester are necessary protein intake, iodine, iron and calcium.

feeding during pregnancy

During pregnancy is very important maternal weight control to prevent disease (gestational diabetes) and birth complications (large fetus).

It is recommended that 5 or 6 meals a day but in small quantities, so we prevent upset stomach and low blood sugar, which are very common in pregnancy because the fetus needs glucose continuously.

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Week 5 of pregnancy

5 week pregnancy

This stage of your little one is especially exciting must follow the pregnancy week by week, because his heart has independently developed and may soon begin to beat. Important members such as blood vessels, the spine, the digestive and brain are also now being developed, spine, digestive system and brain.

5 week pregnancy

Baby development
This is a very important moment for your child. In the fifth week the embryo has developed between 0.5 to 1 millimeter in a small oval plate. Now it seems rather like a small flying saucer from another world. It consists of three embryonic germ layers or (ectoderm, mesoderm, endoderm), from which the various organs develop.

The external germinal layer cells to form the developing nervous system, sensory system and skin. The mesoderm (embryonic layer media) develops the heart, vascular system and connective tissue (CT). Endoderm layer (innermost embryonic tissue) develop internal organs as the intestines, lungs and reproductive system. In the middle of the inside of the embryo, there is a slight thickening, a neuronal line that later will develop your child’s nervous system.

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Menopause, its symptoms and how to treat

menopause

Menopause is a stage in the life of the woman disappears in the period and menstruation, which entails significant hormonal alterations.

menopause

The last menstrual period and the onset of menopause usually occur in the period between 45 and 55 years of age. This leads to loss of ovulation, a decreased secretion of estrogen and progesterone and leaving the reproductive capacity of women.

The onset of menopause is often accompanied by characteristic clinical signs and symptoms, such as hot flushes and sweating (which usually last from one to five years), dizziness, palpitations, vaginal dryness (which leads to discomfort during sexual intercourse), fatigue, irritability, restlessness or anxiety.

Menopause may also be accompanied by a decrease of calcium in bones with decreased mineralization of the same, a condition called osteoporosis. This can lead to bone pain and pathologic bone fractures, i.e. fractures movements or activities normally not lead to a bone lesion.

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Do you know what are the warning signs in pregnancy?

warning signs in pregnancy

The pregnancy is one of the most beautiful stages in the life of a woman. The physical and emotional experience are amazed every day, but suppose the wonderful experience of bringing a little something in our belly. We enjoy it fully but at the same time we must know the signs that alert us of any possible danger, you know what?

warning signs in pregnancy

First must tell you is that in this situation we should not worry excessively alarmed or anything, but if we must be attentive to the signals our body to prevent anything. The alarm signals are:

The most serious is vaginal bleeding. Small amounts of bleeding may indicate a risk of abortion is not normal and should go to something immediately to our doctor or nearest health center. The fluid loss vaginal odor is also a sign that something is happening in our body, if the liquid is clear it means we have broken the bag and we should see a doctor right away.

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Dignicap: an alternative to save the hair in chemotherapy

Dignicap testing

Dignicap testing

For women with cancer, hair loss can be devastating. However, there is a clinical trial a device that can save their hair, Called “Dignicap”. It’s used to cool the scalp during chemotherapy.

According to investigators, the scalp cooling reduces blood flow to this and follicles, to build the capillaries. Less blood means less damage to the follicles, and less hair loss. Before chemotherapy, an investigator placed a cap refrigerator directly on the patient’s head. This cap contains tubes through which coolant is pumped. Above, there is another cap to keep cool. Both are connected to an external refrigerator unit, and reach the temperature of 5 degrees Celsius. The patient must wear the cap during chemotherapy and an hour later.

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What you should know about artificial insemination

artificial insemination

First of all the affected couple should seek and take into account your medical history. The first step after the medical history is often the exploration of the reproductive tract of women. Using ultrasound will discard any gynecological problems that could interfere with pregnancy or fertilization. You must also take samples for possible infections.

artificial insemination

To rule out possible hormonal diseases will conduct a study of women’s hormone levels. The serology of both partners must confirm that there is no risk of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, rubella, toxoplasmosis and syphilis.

At this point, and as appropriate, may also be needed hysterosalpingography (radiological study of the female reproductive system), to see if the tubes are permeable or not.

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Advances in the detection of fibromyalgia

fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a common rheumatic syndrome that affects approximately 3% of the population, mostly women.

fibromyalgia

It indicates widespread pain in fibrous tissues, muscles, tendons and other connective tissues, causing muscle pain without weakness. The cause of this disorder is unknown, although it is a chronic problem that may come and go for years.

Among other symptoms, causes muscle pain, fatigue, depression and insomnia. Diagnose can take two to three years, even more, because so far the only way is to discard all rheumatological and neurological diseases with similar symptoms.

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Advice for future mums

take care of a newborn

Once the women deliver other preoccupations come installed them after the fear and lived anguish during pregnancy. The new mothers often worry for the health of their babies, why cry? How to cure baby fever? How to manage sleep? Etc… Do not panic; take care of a newborn is something easy and with time it will become a normal spot.

take care of a newborn

Enjoy with your baby, with whom you will enjoy many happy moment: the first bath, first out, first smile, first meal … etc… To make your job to take care of your newborn easier, here are some tips:

  • Consult your pediatrician at the slightest concern, sometimes a phone call away to solve your doubts about the health of your baby.
  • Your secret weapon for calm in case of small pains, is to take your baby between in your arms, putting his head on your heart, he will feel better.
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