Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’
For nine months the placenta feeds and nourishes the fetus, while eliminating toxic waste, and without which the baby could not survive. It is the only organ in the human body that plays a vital role then becomes obsolete, after your baby is born; the placenta is no longer a function.
The main function of the placenta is to ensure that oxygen moves into the bloodstream of the baby and the carbon dioxide is transported away and cleaning also includes other residues that are produced by your baby. In the same way that ensures the oxygen to your baby, it also ensures that you receive some nutrients.
The placenta is a very complex piece of biological equipment, acts as the pulmonary system, kidney and digestive baby. Plays an important role in the production of hormones, human chorionic gonadotropin or hCG is produced by the placenta. Read the rest of this entry »
Essentially, there are three forms main mother communicate with the baby when he is in the womb:
- ● Sensory, physical connection of caresses, sing, talk, and the baby kicks and movements.
- ● Molecular, hormonal change that occurs through the placenta from the mother and the baby, who is emotionally sensitive.
- ● Communication intuitive.
Fetal monitoring is a study performed at the end of pregnancy and childbirth takes place while, thanks to its realization can potentially prevent many setbacks.
The monitor, called technically cardiotocography, records the data in a continuous roll of paper. In it you can see the baby’s heartbeat and contractions of the womb, so you can easily check any disruption that may arise.
For its realization is placed on the belly of the mother placed a belt with one or two sensors connected to a computer, there are different types of monitoring: external and internal. Read the rest of this entry »
During pregnancy you will have many physical changes, some visible and some not, but you will also have mood swings, many of them unexplained. Keep in mind that the levels of neurotransmitters may have some changes.
In the first few months you can see feelings of anxiety, frequent mood swings and significant fluctuation emotional. Our mind and body need time to understand some of the changes.
Moving from euphoria to sadness is something often not get your attention should not be worry. These changes are accentuated between weeks 6 and 10 weeks of pregnancy, due to hormonal changes. Read the rest of this entry »
A normal pregnancy is one that effectively develops in the uterus of women, but there are some cases where the management is interrupted or baby presents some complications.
A molar pregnancy is one in which you create a series of abnormalities and placenta begins to grow uncontrollably which leads to give two types of molar pregnancy:
- ● Complete molar pregnancy: It develops abnormal placenta but does not develop any fetus due to the egg disappears and the sperm is doubled.
- ● Partial molar pregnancy: It is a pregnancy where the embryo does not end develops due to the egg is fertilized by two sperm and deficiencies with the placenta are generated.
The symptoms which present a molar pregnancy are generally in the 10 weeks and vaginal bleeding are as dark brown commonly, nausea and vomiting, high blood pressure, uterine overgrowth, abdominal pain, increased saliva production, among other. Read the rest of this entry »
These are almost reaching the goal, left only a few weeks before you finally see your baby, hold her in your arms and never let go, in addition to this meeting, these doors to finish what you started 9 months ago, the last 6 weeks are the strongest in the sense that you have anxiety, nerves, and expectations. In this article we want to show you have to do from week 34 until week 40.
You’ve already attended classes of relaxation for childbirth and know that you remain calm, rubs your tummy and talk to your baby, prepare the case where the time went to the hospital, try to make massage with oil in the perineum to enlarge its flexibility. Read the rest of this entry »
When we speak of pregnancy in most cases we always think of the mother and the changes start to happen in your life, but almost never in the parent. In fact very little is said of the parents during this stage of the life of your partner and truly a great majority do little to get involved in pregnancy, perhaps only read and learn about it, but not until it is already the baby starting role. But there are several things you can do at this stage.
An excellent idea is to be at most of the times you can with your partner, for example attending to her at least one prenatal appointments for care and try to ask some questions there. Nor miss the opportunity to see your baby during an ultrasound and if your partner has an amniocentesis or other procedure to know about genetic defects, try to be there too because a little support is valued. Read the rest of this entry »
Pregnant women are considered a risk group to moderate the effects of seasonal flu, so in recent years health campaigns have begun to include from the first quarter.
A group of U.S. physicians found that vaccinating pregnant women against influenza also protect their newborns against such diseases.
So far the vaccine against influenza was recommended by specialists for everyone from 6 months of age; however, recent developments indicate that the population of small to that age may be protected if their mothers received the inoculation. Read the rest of this entry »
Some women wonder how long to wait before becoming pregnant again after having given birth by cesarean section. And the answer is simple, as a rule, experts recommend waiting for a next pregnancy between eighteen and twenty-three months, which is almost equal to the same period recommended for women who give birth vaginally.
This may seem a long time, but recently you have had substantial surgery in addition to giving birth, so you need to let the body recover and replenish the lost nutrients. For example, you may be anemic due to iron transferred to the baby and placenta during pregnancy, as well as blood loss during delivery as women who have cesareans lose almost twice as much blood that they have their baby vaginally. Read the rest of this entry »
Most of the pregnancy specialist doctors agree that the exercise is the best thing you can do for your body during this time of your life. A good exercise in moderation is the key that does not suffer from pain or muscle spasms when your belly starts to grow and the weight of your little boy sits on your lap. Running or jogging is one of those exercises since then give you some recommendations to do so during the third quarter.
During the first quarters remember to be very careful when running, always listening to your body and if you say you are too tired to go running or do another five minutes of the routine, then do not do it. Sure to stay at home doing nothing is very unhealthy, but take your body to extremes, especially during pregnancy, also can hurt you. Read the rest of this entry »