Pregnancy

In this section, you’ll find all you need to know about being pregnant, from the moment you find out you’re expecting a baby until it’s time to give birth. What are the first symptoms, what happens week after week, what changes your body will have, how to care for yourself, and how to have a healthy diet are some of the questions we’ll answer here, and this information will help you fully enjoy this wonderful phase.

Egg Donation: Everything You Need to Know

Egg donation is a reproductive technique that involves in vitro fertilization and is a possible solution for women with certain fertility issues. It allows them to conceive through the donation of healthy eggs from other women. It can involve sperm…

Prenatal Depression: What You Should Know

It’s very normal to feel confused, nervous, sad or anxious during pregnancy. The hormonal changes taking place in your body can generate a range of emotions and feelings, even completely contradictory ones. But when sadness lasts for a long time,…

10 Tips to Quit Smoking If You’re Pregnant

All women know that being a mother means having to make many life changes, and that it’s important to quit smoking while you’re pregnant as soon as possible. If you feel identified with what we’ve just described, you’ll find these…

How Do X-Rays Affect Pregnancy?

Medically, X-rays are used as a diagnostic tool for identifying pathologies in our bodies. X-rays allow doctors to observe specific body parts with high precision, including the bones and organs. Given that doctors always warn pregnant women about their use,…

Stem Cells and Umbilical Cord Conservation

The purpose of this article is not to convince you of the need for umbilical cord conservation. Nor is it aimed at selling you on the need to carry out genetic testing during your pregnancy. Lastly, we don’t intend to…

Using Mood Stabilizers During Pregnancy

Mood stabilizers are prescription drugs used by people with bipolar disorder. As their name implies, these medications stabilize your mood. However, using mood stabilizers during pregnancy can have some undesired side effects. These medications can really help people who suffer…

Differences Between Identical and Fraternal Twins

Identical and fraternal twins share many common characteristics and differences. Although identical twins are more common, how do you distinguish them from fraternal twins? You can distinguish them with the method of conception, genetic code, blood type, and appearance. Differences…

5 Common Causes of Miscarriages

A miscarriage is the loss of the fetus during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Miscarriages are a common occurrence because a high percentage of pregnancies can be at risk. Causes of miscarriages can differ from one another, but the…

Using Antidepressants During Pregnancy

Depression during pregnancy has been linked with a high percentage of preterm labor. It’s a common disorder in this stage, so antidepressants have seen an increase in their intake. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about using…

5 Types of Fruit Recommended for Pregnant Women

For women, nutritional needs during pregnancy increase due to the need to supply the baby with essential nutrients. So take note of this list of fruit recommended for pregnant women and say goodbye to the anxiety of eating sweets. Ideally,…

Painful Pregnancies: Will They Always Hurt?

When a woman finds out she’s pregnant, many emotions and questions come into play. This is especially true with respect to her and the baby’s health. Painful pregnancies are among the most common concerns among expectant mothers, especially first-timers. What…

Recurrent Miscarriages: Causes and Treatments

Recurrent miscarriages refer to more than two miscarriages before 20 weeks of pregnancy. Miscarriages happen 15% of the time. Also, the rate goes up if women have already had a miscarriage. Additionally, the number doubles if there’ve been more than…

NoMo Women: Choosing Not to Have Children

“Motherhood will be desired or it will not be.” This historic feminist motto is currently a flag that’s flying high. On the one hand, it means that motherhood isn’t something absolutely necessary in women’s lives. On the other, it’s very…

What You Should Know About Labor Analgesia

For a woman, giving birth is probably one of the best moments she’ll ever experience in life. However, giving birth is naturally characterized by an intense pain that takes away some of its charm. Labor analgesia helps prevent the future…

What Is Implantation Bleeding During Pregnancy?

Implantation bleeding shouldn’t cause concern if it occurs during the first two trimesters of pregnancy. It’s just a small loss of blood that is very normal and barely noticeable. Now, why does it happen? And how can we distinguish it…

What Is Pica During Pregnancy?

Today we want to take the opportunity to talk about pica during pregnancy. This eating disorder is common yet quite unknown. When we think about eating disorders, the first to come to mind are usually anorexia or bulimia. However, there…

A Closer Look at Revolutionary 5D Ultrasounds

5D ultrasounds are part of the diagnostic techniques developed by obstetricians to evaluate several aspects of the physical conditions and general health of a fetus. To achieve this goal, doctors use an electro-medical device. It works with high-frequency sound waves…

4 Special Care Tips for Multiple Pregnancies

It’s important for women with multiple pregnancies to be aware of the associated risks. This is a special type of pregnancy that requires more care and attention from mothers-to-be, as well as many visits to their OB. If you have…