To improve the health of the pregnant woman and consequently the baby’s health, the pregnant should have certain care such as: Do not drink alcoholic beverages, as alcohol can affect the physical and mental development of the baby; Do not…
For most women, rheumatoid arthritis usually improves during pregnancy, relieving symptoms from the first trimester of gestation, lasting up to about 6 weeks after delivery.
Although it is not yet known exactly what is leading to the increase of cases of microcephaly in the Brazilian northeast and also in other countries, it is believed that this disease is related to the Zika virus, although there…
To lose weight postpartum, the woman should be breastfeeding, practice some physical activity, such as walking, avoid eating sweet foods such as chocolates or cakes and fatty foods such as fried foods and sausages.
The woman’s first postpartum visit should be about 10 days after the baby’s birth, when the gynecologist or obstetrician who accompanied her during pregnancy will assess postpartum recovery and overall health status.
During pregnancy, women become more sensitive because of the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy, which are about 30 times greater than in the menstrual cycle when PMS occurs.
Babies born up to 3 months of age do not know how to speak and are difficult to understand, so the only form of hearing communication is crying.
Insomnia in pregnancy is normal and is believed to be due to hormonal changes typical of this phase, but since not all pregnant women have insomnia during pregnancy, it is believed that there are other factors involved.
Taking vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy is only recommended, when it is confirmed that the pregnant woman has very low vitamin D levels below 30ng / ml through a specific blood test called 25 (OH) D.
The use of vitamin C and E supplements is contraindicated in high-risk pregnancies when the pregnant woman has problems such as pre-eclampsia, high blood pressure, kidney problems, diabetes, and clotting difficulties.
Pregnancy sickness is a normal, classic symptom, felt by most pregnant women in the first weeks of gestation. It happens, in most cases, associated with vomiting and is due to biological, social and psychological factors.
To ensure calm and tranquility during the flight, it is advisable to avoid trips that are very close to the probable date of delivery and preferably to choose an accent in the corridor near the bathroom of the airplane because…
Constipation in pregnancy is a normal situation that can be treated with a few simple measures, such as increasing water consumption, consumption of high-fiber foods such as fruits, and practice a light walk, for example.
Human fertilization occurs when a sperm enters the egg, which usually sits on the first portion of the fallopian tube, making the woman pregnant.
The development of the baby at 10 weeks of gestation, which is equivalent to 3 months of pregnancy, can be seen on the ultrasound examination. At this stage it should measure about 5 centimeters, which may be equivalent to a prune.
To count the days and months of pregnancy, one must take into account that the first day of gestation is the first day of the woman’s last menstrual period, and although the woman is not yet pregnant on that day,…
With the growth of the uterus and the development of the baby, the belly begins to get hard as early as the beginning of pregnancy, around 7 or 8 weeks of gestation. At this stage it is normal for the woman…
Molar pregnancy can bring severe complications to a woman’s health, because it can lead to cancer, called gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, if clinical abortion or curettage is not able to completely eliminate fetal remains.
The stuffy nose in pregnancy is normal due to the increase in estrogen and the volume of blood that cause the veins of the nose to swell and that more mucus production occurs, clogging the nose.
The cure for postpartum depression can be achieved when treatment is instituted early. Women diagnosed with postpartum depression should preferably be treated with natural resources, since the specific medicines for depression pass into breast milk and they have to stop…