• Omega 3 in Pregnancy Can Make Baby Smarter
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    Omega 3 in Pregnancy Can Make Baby Smarter

    Consuming omega 3 daily during pregnancy by opting for foods like salmon, tuna or sardines that are rich in that nutrient, or even taking the omega 3 capsules can make the baby smarter, having a better school performance in the…

  • What Are the Best Repellents for Pregnant Women
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    What Are the Best Repellents for Pregnant Women

    Exposis, OFF and Repelex industrial repellents, as well as home made bug repellents, B complex and essential oils, are some of the options that pregnant women and children can use to protect themselves from mosquitoes.

  • Dieting in Pregnancy Compromises Baby's IQ
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    Dieting in Pregnancy Compromises Baby’s IQ

    Dieting in pregnancy can compromise the baby’s IQ, especially if it is an unbalanced diet with few calories and healthy fats that are needed to develop the baby’s brain. These healthy fats are mainly the omega 3’s that are present…

  • How to Stop Snoring During Pregnancy
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    How to Stop Snoring during Pregnancy

    It is normal for the woman to start snoring during pregnancy, and this usually begins in the second trimester of gestation, disappearing after the baby’s birth.

  • How Much Coffee a Pregnant Woman Can Drink Per Day
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    How Much Coffee a Pregnant Woman Can Drink Per Day

    Throughout pregnancy it is recommended that the woman does not drink too much coffee, nor consume caffeine-rich foods on a daily basis, because too much caffeine can cause serious changes such as decreased growth of the baby and even prematurity…

  • Changes in Sleep During Pregnancy
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    Changes in Sleep during Pregnancy

    Changes in sleep during pregnancy, such as difficulty sleeping, light sleep and nightmares, are normal and affect most women, as a consequence of the hormonal changes typical of this phase.

  • Breast Growth in Pregnancy
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    Breast Growth in Pregnancy

    Breast growth in pregnancy begins around the 6th-8th week of gestation because of the increased layers of skin fat and the development of the breast ducts that prepares the breasts for breastfeeding.

  • Risks of Getting Pregnant After 40
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    Risks of Getting Pregnant After 40

    Pregnancy after age 40 is always considered high risk even if the mother has no illness at all. In this age group, the likelihood of abortions is much higher and women are more likely to have conditions that can complicate pregnancy,…

  • How to Relieve Pain in the Rib in Pregnancy
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    How to Relieve Pain in the Rib in Pregnancy

    Chest pain in pregnancy is a very common symptom that usually arises after the second trimester and is triggered by the inflammation of the nerves in that region and is therefore called intercostal neuralgia.

  • How To Know if Your Baby Has Down Syndrome
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    How to Know if Your Baby Has Down Syndrome

    The diagnosis of Down Syndrome can be made during pregnancy through specific tests such as nuchal translucency, cordocentesis and amniocentesis, which not every pregnant woman needs to do. These tests are always requested by the obstetrician when the mother becomes pregnant…

  • Second Trimester Pregnancy Tests
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    Second Trimester Pregnancy Tests

    Second-trimester tests should be performed between the 13th and the 27th week of gestation and are more focused on evaluating the baby’s development.

  • Tests During the First Trimester of Pregnancy
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    Tests during the First Trimester of Pregnancy

    The first trimester pregnancy tests, which should be done up to 13 weeks of gestation, are important for assessing the mother’s health, mother’s risk of passing on certain diseases to her baby, identifying malformations and the risk of miscarriage.

  • Water Exercises for Pregnant Women
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    Water Exercises for Pregnant Women

    Some water aerobics exercises for pregnant women include walking, running, lifting the knees or kicking the legs, always keeping the body inside the water and can be done by most pregnant women.

  • How In Vitro Fertilization is Done
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    How In Vitro Fertilization is Done

    In vitro fertilization is the name given to the implantation of embryos, fertilized in the laboratory, in the womb of the woman, thus, developing and allowing a pregnancy.

  • How to Recover from the Cesarean Section Quickly
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    How to Recover from the Cesarean Section Quickly

    To accelerate the recovery of caesarean, the woman should use the postpartum strap to avoid the accumulation of liquid in the region of the scar, called seroma, and ingest about 2 liters of water or other liquids per day. In addition,…

  • How to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
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    How to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

    AIDS transmission can occur during pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding, so what the HIV positive pregnant woman should do to avoid contamination of the baby includes taking the medications prescribed by the doctor, delivering a cesarean section and not breastfeeding the…

  • Sexual Activities During Pregnancy
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    Sexual Activities during Pregnancy

    Sexual activity during pregnancy is essential for the health of the woman and the couple, and can always be performed as long as the pregnant woman has no risk of miscarriage or detachment of the placenta. Sometimes, when the belly grows,…

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    When Pregnancy Test Can Give False Positive

    Pregnancy testing can give false positive results, however, this is a very rare situation that happens most often in home-made pharmacy tests, mainly due to errors in using it or being out of time. Another common cause for this result…