• Remedies That Can Cause Abortion
    Pregnancy

    Remedies That Can Cause Abortion

    Some medications like Arthrotec, Lipitor and Isotretinoin are contraindicated during pregnancy, because they have teratogenic effects that can lead to miscarriage or cause serious changes in the baby.

  • Most Common Causes of Bloody Stool
    Pregnancy

    Most Common Causes of Bloody Stool

    The presence of blood in the stool during pregnancy can be caused by situations such as hemorrhoids, which are very common at this stage, anal fissure due to dryness of the faecal cake, but may also indicate some more serious…

  • Pregnancy

    Main Causes and Treatments for Ectopic Pregnancy

    The main causes of ectopic pregnancy, which is when the embryo is developing outside the uterus, are to use the IUD, have endometriosis, chlamydia or have already had a tubal ligation. Normally, ectopic pregnancy is identified up to 10 weeks’…

  • Key Benefits of Water Delivery
    Pregnancy

    Key Benefits of Water Delivery

    Normal labor in water decreases pain and labor time, but for safe delivery, it is important that labor in water be combined between the parents and the hospital or clinic where the baby will be born.

  • 3 Phases of Normal Labor
    Pregnancy

    3 Phases of Normal Labor

    The phases of normal labor occur as follows and include dilation of the cervix, expulsive period, and exit of the placenta.

  • 10 Warning Signs in Pregnancy
    Pregnancy

    10 Warning Signs in Pregnancy

    Throughout the pregnancy, special attention must be paid to health because some warning signs may appear indicating the presence of complications such as diseases, pre-eclampsia or problems in the placenta.

  • How About the Vagina After Childbirth
    Pregnancy

    How about the Vagina After Childbirth?

    Normal labor does not change the size of the vagina because the muscles return to normal after delivery. Even when the perineum is ruptured, which connects the musculature between the vaginal canal and the anus forming a larger orifice, doctors redo…

  • How to Treat Pregnancy Cramps
    Pregnancy

    How to Treat Pregnancy Cramps

    The presence of cramps in pregnancy is a fairly common situation and can occur in any pregnant, of any age. They often appear in the legs and are caused by a lack of calcium and magnesium in the body.

  • The Worst Exercises to Practice in Pregnancy
    Pregnancy

    The Worst Exercises to Practice in Pregnancy

    The worst exercises to practice in pregnancy are those that cause risk of injury to the belly, falls or that force the abdomen and back of the woman. So the contraindicated exercises during pregnancy are the abs, the push ups, the…

  • Physical Activity in Pregnancy
    Pregnancy

    Physical Activity in Pregnancy

    Physical activity for pregnancy should be light and relaxing and can be performed daily, but always respecting the limitations of the woman. The best physical activities for pregnancy include walking, water aerobics, swimming, yoga, exercise bike and stretching exercises.

  • What to Eat to Poop Postpartum
    Pregnancy

    What to Eat to Poop Postpartum

    During the postpartum period the bowel may become lazy especially in the early days because of the lower natural activity, because of the points in the case of the cesarean section and also because of the fear of having to…

  • 3 Steps to Loosen the Bowel After Childbirth
    Pregnancy

    3 Steps to Loosen the Bowel After Childbirth

    Although constipation is a common postpartum change, there are simple measures that can help loosen the bowel without resorting to contact laxatives, which may seem like a good option initially, but can ‘vitiate’ the bowel.

  • Pregnancy

    Kidney Pain in Pregnancy

    Kidney pain in pregnancy is a common symptom and it can have several causes, from kidney stones, urinary tract infection, spinal problems to muscle fatigue. However, ador in the kidneys at the end of pregnancy may still be sign of…

  • Prenatal Tests Every Pregnant Must Do
    Pregnancy

    Prenatal Tests Every Pregnant Must Do

    Tests in pregnancy should be requested by the obstetrician who accompanies the woman during pregnancy and basically include blood tests, ultrasonography, gynecological and urine tests, but there are others that may be requested in special situations such as amniocentesis or…

  • How to Identify and Treat STDs in Pregnancy
    Pregnancy

    How to Identify and Treat STDs in Pregnancy

    Sexually transmitted diseases, known as STDs, may occur before or during pregnancy and may harm the health of the mother and baby, leading to complications such as preterm labor, miscarriage, low birth weight, and delayed development.

  • How is Breast Cancer Treated in Pregnancy
    Pregnancy

    How is Breast Cancer Treated in Pregnancy?

    Treatment for this type of cancer during pregnancy is usually done with surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, depending on the size and development of the tumor, as well as on the gestational age and the willingness of the pregnant woman to…

  • When to Get Pregnant After Breast Cancer
    Pregnancy

    When to Get Pregnant After Breast Cancer

    After treatment for breast cancer, it is advised that the woman wait about 2 years before initiating attempts to conceive. However, the longer you wait, the lower the chances of cancer returns, making it safer for you and the baby.

  • Teas That You Can Not Take in Breastfeeding
    Pregnancy

    Choose Teas in Breastfeeding

    Some teas should not be taken during lactation, because they can alter the taste of milk, harming breastfeeding or causing discomfort such as diarrhea, gas or irritation in the baby. It is therefore important that the infant consult with his doctor…

  • When to Seek Help to Get Pregnant
    Pregnancy

    When to Seek Help to Get Pregnant?

    The general rule is that you should seek help for getting pregnant after 1 year of unsuccessful attempts, as this is the time most couples take to get pregnant.