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Problems during pregnancy

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Problems during PregnancyThere can be quite a few things that cause problems during pregnancy. In the nine months of pregnancy, changes occur in a woman’s body that make her frequently to ask what is normal and what is not and whether you should consult with their obstetrician. For some mothers the slightest pain is cause for panic and visit the doctor’s office. At the other extreme are women who ignore potentially dangerous symptoms, considering them as a normal part of pregnancy. In fact distinguish dangerous from the normal signals of pregnancy is sometimes difficult even for specialists. So when in doubt, always better to consult your doctor.
Bleeding
One of the biggest problems during pregnancy can be bleeding from the vagina which can mean many different things. For example: if you bleed heavily and are experiencing severe pain and cramps in the abdomen during the first trimester, it may be a symptom of ectopic pregnancy. Tubal (ectopic) pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg is implanted outside the uterus. The condition can be life threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Major bleeding accompanied by cramping, can be a sign of threatened abortion in the first or early second quarter. During the third trimester of pregnancy the same symptoms may be caused by detachment of the placenta from the underlying uterine lining. Regardless of the type and severity of bleeding during pregnancy, it is a symptom that should not be overlooked lightly and requires medical attention – the experts are unanimous. They call if you notice blood in the vagina, can not wait, and to consult as early as possible with a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology.
Severe nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting may be part of a normal pregnancy are one of the problems during pregnancy that cause worry for the expectant mother. However, they must be addressed, especially if they interfere with your normal diet. In these cases the risk of dehydration and deficiency of nutrients is increased and can be are a serious threat to both mother and fetus.
Baby activity decreased significantly
Among the problems during pregnancy that cause pregnant mums is when the baby does not move as actively as it has which may mean that it is not receiving enough oxygen and nutrients from the placenta. But how do you know that?  A relatively safe and effective test is to have drink a cold drink or eat something, then  lie on one side to provoke the fetus to move. Although there is no optimal or critical number of movements you should generally feel an average of 10 or more kicks in two hours. If you are still worried call a doctor for more help.
Early in the third quarter contractions
Contractions can be a symptom of premature birth and can be a major one of the problems during pregnancy. There are so-called real and false contractions that often mislead expectant mothers. False, also known as Braxton Hicks (Braxton-Hicks) contractions are unpredictable, irregular and do not increase in power and intensity. They will disappear within an hour of taking  fluids. In contrast, real contractions get stronger and last longer and be. Council of specialists is not risk if you suspect that something wrong is become a pattern, when this is happening  it is time to consult a doctor.
Constant and severe headaches, abdominal pain, visual disturbances, and swelling in the second and third trimesters
These symptoms may be caused by a condition called preclampsia. It is characterized by high blood pressure and elevated protein in urine and usually develops after the 20th week of pregnancy. Preclampsia is dangerous and must be treated promptly.

16 vitamins for the Mother and the Baby

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Beautiful Pregnant WomanAll have heard the phrase that the prospective mother should eat for two, to walk every day in to take special vitamins for pregnant women.
Ideally future parent to take vitamins before conception, ie during the planning of pregnancy. This allows her to prepare for the most demanding months and full breastfeeding. According to doctors, the adoption of vitamins – best done by a variety of foods, allows to avoid fatigue, anemia, the risk of miscarriage and premature birth, spasms of the vessels, bleeding and other unpleasant conditions. Alphabet of the future health of mother and her child, counts 16 different substances and vital micronutrients: vitamins C, D, E, C, K, magnesium, zinc, iodine, iron, copper and others. If they begin to act in the body of the woman before conception, reducing the risk of birth defects and the likelihood of vatreutrobno and orderly slowdown of the future child, and furthermore it is unlikely to suffer from insufficient weight at birth and T . etc.
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Diet before pregnancy

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Pregnant GirlYou and your husband want to have a baby, and you’ve already taken some steps to be successful it – you have stopped coffee, take appropriate vitamins. But your biggest problem is that you work a lot, you do not have time to eat full, do not eat enough fruits and vegetables. And your question is: What should I do? To deal with this important work to build their health habits and then you feel better during pregnancy stick to the four basic tips on nutrition.
Make sure your weight is normal according to your height. Not to admit you are overweight. If you are overweight, consult your doctor or gynecologist home.
Start a balanced diet. Try to bring into your daily menu variety or eat different foods each week. This will help your body to receive a variety of nutrients. Remember restrict intake of fat, oils and sweets products.
Sport. Let sport becomes part of your life. If you spend time three times a week for sport will be an excellent formula, but even once a week you will still be useful. Can deal with various things – walking, bicycling, aerobics, swimming, etc. bring diversity into their training not to be bored.
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Women on diet more often born girls

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Diet WomanWomen who diet during conception, or rarely snack more often born girls, show the results of a British study. This is the first scientific evidence that the amount of dietary intake of energy relevant to the sex of the child’s future, as more as it is, the greater the chances the child is male. According to scientists from the universities of Oxford and Exeter, this fact may explain why in most developed countries where more women are on a diet, number of births to girls surpasses that of boys tend to be increasing slowly – about 1 in 1000 for a period of 40 years. Experts explain this with the fact that they are likely to enter the body less calories, ie lower blood sugar levels, he “relies” this as a signal of lack of sufficient food and reacts according to the laws of evolution. Although the sex of children is determined by genes of the father of science is already known that high glucose levels in maternal him “encourage” the development of male fetus. The mechanism of this action, however, has not yet been established.
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Anemia during pregnancy

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Pregnant WOmanThe anemia is a deficiency of red blood cells and / or hemoglobin in the blood. During pregnancy, your body needs enough oxygen to the baby. The hemoglobin needs tons more time to form, unlike the other components of blood. Making periodic inventories not wait until the baby is very important to monitor the level of hemoglobin and if reduced or is too low to take the necessary measures. Blood tests are made in the 12th, 28 and 34 weeks of pregnancy if run properly. In pathological or risk pregnancy is more common. If the hemoglobin is less than 115 have signs of anemia. Besides hemoglobin, there are other components in the blood that indicate the presence of anemia, but the hemoglobin is most enlightening. You probably feel attacks of weakness, nausea, dizziness, headache and subject language – all signs of anemia.
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