• Why You Should not Take Aspirin During Pregnancy
    Pregnancy

    Why You Should not Take Aspirin during Pregnancy

    Aspirin is an acetylsalicylic acid medicine used to combat fever and pain, which can be bought at pharmacies and drugstores even without a prescription. However, aspirin should not be taken in pregnancy without medical knowledge, because doses above 100 mg of…

  • How to Stimulate the Baby to Move
    Pregnancy

    How to Stimulate the Baby to Move

    Decreased baby’s movements are worrisome when less than 4 movements per hour occur, especially in women with a history of high blood pressure, diabetes, problems with the placenta or uterus, or use of alcohol and cigarettes.

  • How to Treat Sore Throat in Pregnancy
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    How to Treat Sore Throat in Pregnancy

    The sore throat in pregnancy can be treated with simple, home-made measures like gargling with warm water and salt, drinking juice or pomegranate tea or even eating more foods with vitamin C such as orange, mandarin and lemon, which help…

  • Sleeping on Your Stomach While Pregnant
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    Sleeping on Your Stomach While Pregnant?

    During pregnancy, after the belly begins to grow, it is not recommended to sleep on the stomach or face down, but it is not recommended to stay all night in the same position, especially lying on the right side.

  • Baby Development 24 Weeks Gestation
    Pregnancy

    Baby Development – 24 Weeks Gestation

    The development of the baby at 24 weeks of gestation or 6 months of pregnancy is marked by more intense fetal movements with painful sensations in the back and lower abdomen of the mother.

  • What is Toxoplasmosis and How to Treat
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    What is Toxoplasmosis and How to Treat

    Toxoplasmosis, commonly known as cat disease, is an infection caused by a protozoan called Toxoplasma gondii. The disease is transmitted by ingestion of contaminated food, unpasteurized milk, blood transfusion or mother-to-child transmission, when pregnant women are infected and do not treat the…

  • Abdominal Brace for Pregnancy
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    Abdominal Brace for Pregnancy

    Using an abdominal modeling waistband to fine tune your waistline can be an interesting strategy to wear a fair outfit without having to worry about your tummy. However, it should not be used daily because it can compress the abdominal region…

  • 5 Ways to Stimulate the Baby Still in the Womb
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    5 Ways to Stimulate the Baby Still in the Womb

    Stimulating the baby still in the womb, with music or reading, can promote his cognitive development, since he is already aware of what happens around him, responding to the stimuli through the heartbeats, which are calmer, their movements and imitating…

  • How to Know When Your Baby Will Be Born
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    How to Know When Your Baby Will Be Born

    To know exactly how many weeks of pregnancy you are and how many months you need, it means you need to calculate the gestational age and for this you only need to know the Last Menstruation Date (DUM) and count…

  • Is it Possible to Get Pregnant While on the Pill
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    Is it Possible to Get Pregnant While on the Pill?

    Every woman is at risk of becoming pregnant, even taking the contraceptive regularly because the contraceptives only have an effectiveness of about 98%. In addition, the use of antibiotics or other medicines may decrease the effectiveness of the contraceptive pill, increasing…

  • Home Treatment for Swollen Feet and Ankles
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    Home Treatment for Swollen Feet and Ankles

    A great and simple home treatment to combat foot swelling is to dip your feet alternately in a bowl of hot and cold water, because this increases the local blood circulation and facilitates the return of that excess fluid to…

  • Causes of Maternal Death
    Pregnancy

    Causes of Maternal Death

    The causes of maternal and fetal death during childbirth are very variable and they usually occur in the case of a risky pregnancy or when a preterm birth occurs.

  • What is Fetal Distress Signs and Symptoms
    Pregnancy

    What is Fetal Distress: Signs and Symptoms

    Fetal distress is a relatively rare condition that occurs when the baby is not getting the amount of oxygen needed in the womb, during pregnancy or during delivery, which ultimately affects its growth and development.

  • About Fetus Development
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    About Fetus Development

    The development of the fetus takes approximately 40 weeks. During this period the fetus which was initially just an embryo formed by a set of cells develops constantly until it becomes a fully formed baby. This process is marked by intense transformations…

  • How to Identify Urinary Incontinence 
    Pregnancy

    How to Identify Urinary Incontinence 

    The pregnant woman has a great need to pee, going several times a day to the bathroom, because with the growth of the baby, the uterus will press the bladder, which will have less space to fill and increase in…

  • Pregnancy

    Is Cephalexin Safe in Pregnancy?

    Cephalexin is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections, among other diseases. It can be used during pregnancy because it does not harm the baby, but always under medical guidance.