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Why Do I Have Irregular Periods?

Irregular periods have always caused women a lot of pain and discomfort. However, the worst aspect is the worry about why it’s happening. For this reason, we need to be aware of all the changes in our bodies. We should…

Low Ovarian Reserve: What You Need to Know

In order for pregnancy to take place naturally, it’s not enough to have an ample supply of quality sperm. It’s also essential for women to have a good ovarian supply. This is a key element when it comes to fertility and…

Expecting Mothers: Physiological Changes

Anatomical and physiological changes in expecting mothers result from the new needs experienced by both her body and the fetus. These changes affect every aspect of the body, and not all women experience them the same way. With this in…

Why Do Women Live Longer than Men?

Why do women live longer than men? It isn’t true in all cases, of course. However, it’s a fact that, on average, women live 5% longer than men, and this is sure to generate some curiosity. And even more so…

Learn All About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called venereal diseases or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are a group of diseases that are transmitted through sex. They can spread through contact with the genitals or through the exchange of bodily fluids (blood, semen,…

Which Contraceptive Methods Exist?

Contraceptive habits have evolved over time. Today, there’s a wide variety of contraceptive methods that adapt to the different circumstances and demands of each woman. When we talk about contraceptive methods, we’re referring to all the medicine, devices, or techniques…

How to Keep Track of Your Contractions

In order for labor to take place and advance in the most physiological way possible, a woman must have contractions. Contractions are the motor of labor. And learning how to keep track of your contractions is fundamental when it comes…

Postpartum Thyroiditis: What You Should Know

Postpartum thyroiditis is caused by a thyroid hormone imbalance. It occurs in different stages of life and women are more likely to suffer from it. During the months after postpartum, it’s often confused with other symptoms of the postpartum period…

Horizontal Positions for Giving Birth

Horizontal positions for giving birth are the most common ones, and they’re the ones most used in our hospitals. We’ll explain the different positions, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each one. The birth position is a personal…

6 Signs of Dehydration During Pregnancy

The signs of dehydration during pregnancy require special attention in order to prevent difficulties in the baby’s development. While this condition is harmful in any stage of a person’s life, it becomes much more dangerous during gestation. Not only do…