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Pregnancy test
20 First Pregnancy Symptoms The first symptoms of pregnancy are warning signs that encourage women to take a pregnancy test, be it a pharmacy test or a blood test for beta-hCG. Some women resort to home pregnancy testing when they suspect they are pregnant, but these, in addition to being unreliable, can still do harm, as explained in the article: Home pregnancy test.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 05 July 2017
Amniocentesis - Examination of Amniotic Fluid Amniocentesis is an obstetric procedure consisting in the collection of amniotic fluid for diagnostic purposes. It's most common indication is for the screening of genetic diseases of the fetus, such as Down syndrome or malformations of the neural tube, such as anencephaly and spina bifida.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 24 March 2016
Antibiotics in pregnancy
Antibiotics in Pregnancy - Safe or Dangerous? Pregnant women can take antibiotics? Antibiotics are safe during pregnancy? What to do when pregnant have an infection and need treatment?
Pregnancy   Article saved: 03 January 2016
Early pregnancy
Bleeding in Early Pregnancy There are many causes of bleeding in pregnancy, some are not of vaginal or uterine origin, and are due to lesions in the anus (anal fissures, hemorrhoids) or even the urinary tract (urinary tract infection). Even when bleeding is vaginal, it is important to know that often the blood is of maternal origin and not properly the developing fetus. Thus, some characteristics of bleeding, associated symptoms, physical examination and ultrasonography will guide the doctor to a more accurate diagnosis.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 15 February 2018
Scar after cesarean section
Cesarean Section - Benefits and Risks Cesarean section, also called c-section or C-section, is a form of birth made through surgery. A C-section is still the most common route of delivery in Brazil, despite the normal delivery (vaginal delivery) is considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) and various entities medical the best way the baby is born. According to WHO recommendations, only about 15% of deliveries have indication for cesarean section, should the remaining 85% being made by vaginally.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 29 September 2016
Cytomegalovirus in pregnancy
Cytomegalovirus in Pregnancy - IgG and IgM Cytomegalovirus, CMV also known by the acronym, is one of the herpes family of viruses, extremely common, capable of causing an infection called cytomegalovirus. In some populations, especially in developing countries, the number of adults who have had contact with the virus approaches 100%. Even in countries such as Finland and the United States, the percentage of adults infected with CMV is greater than 80%.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 21 October 2015
Woman and pregnancy test
Domestic Pregnancy Test - Myth or Truth? The earliest account we know of a home pregnancy test comes from ancient Egypt, in the year 1350 BC A test described in a papyrus said that the woman suspected to be pregnant should urinate on wheat seeds and barley. If the wheat flourish, his wife was pregnant with a girl. Already were barley to flourish, pregnancy was a boy. If neither grew up, this was a sign that the woman was not pregnant.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 07 May 2015
Normal and ectopic pregnancy
Ectopic Pregnancy - Symptoms and Treatment Ectopic pregnancy is a problem that arises when the fertilized egg implants itself wrongly in other structures than the uterus. The most common form of ectopic pregnancy is tubal pregnancy, which occurs within the fallopian tubes.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 14 September 2016
Fatigue in pregnancy
Fatigue and Sleep Excess in Pregnancy One of the most common symptoms of pregnancy is an intense and apparently unexplained fatigue that often comes with oversleeping. Pregnant women in their first months of pregnancy tires up for everything and nothing and the bed always seems to be the place where it feels best.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 07 April 2016
Getting pregnant
How to Get Pregnant Faster Couples who want to get pregnant are usually unwilling to wait several months to achieve this goal. Most women can wait up to two or three menstrual cycles without stressing too much about their fertility. However, as time goes by, and the couple can not get pregnant, insecurities begin to emerge.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 27 September 2017
Boy or girl?
How to Know Baby's Sex - It's A Boy Or Girl? Since the world is world, curiosity about the baby's sex is almost universal among prospective parents. Once the couple discovers that the woman is pregnant, the first question that invariably comes to mind is: will be a boy or girl?
Pregnancy   Article saved: 27 March 2016
Contraceptive pills
How to Take Contraceptive Pills The contraceptive pill, also called oral contraceptive, is a method of birth control since the 1960s. If taken correctly, the contraceptive pill has a failure rate of only 0.1%. However, in real life, due to mistakes in taking the medicine, about 9% of women who use the pill end up becoming pregnant, especially in the first year of use.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 24 April 2017
Positive and negative pregnancy test
Pharmacy Pregnancy Test The pregnancy test of pharmacy, also known as homemade pregnancy test, has been on the market since the 1970s and has become increasingly reliable for the diagnosis of pregnancy.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 11 July 2017
Pregnancy nausea
Pregnancy Nausea and Vomiting - Causes and Treatment Nausea and vomiting in the first trimester of pregnancy are so common events that can almost be considered as a physiological manifestation. In this text we will address the causes and treatments for simple pregnancy sickness and for the so-called hyperemesis gravidarum.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 31 May 2018
Pregnant woman
Prenatal - Routine Laboratory Tests We call prenatal medical consultations during pregnancy, which aim to monitor the pregnancy and ensure good health to the fetus and the expectant mother.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 10 April 2016
Psychological Pregnancy - Pseudopregnancy The pseudopregnancy, popularly known as psychological or false pregnancy pregnancy is a rare syndrome in which a woman who is not pregnant, not only firmly believes he is expecting a baby, and starts to present typical symptoms of pregnancy, including absence of menstruation and increased abdominal volume.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 08 November 2016
Rubella rash
Rubella IgG and IgM - Diagnosis of Rubella in Pregnancy Rubella is a viral infection that usually causes mild frames, with few or no symptoms in most patients. It is a benign disease in the vast majority of cases, being less dangerous than the flu, for example.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 06 January 2016
1st week of pregnancy
Symptoms of Pregnancy - First 12 Weeks What are the symptoms of pregnancy in 1st week of pregnancy? And what are the symptoms of the 2nd week of pregnancy? It can have pregnancy symptoms before missed period? When my stomach starts to grow? In that time there were the sickness? My body will change a lot? The first trimester is really terrible?
Pregnancy   Article saved: 27 May 2015
Ultrasound test
Ultrasound in Pregnancy   (1 comments) In pregnant women, tests that use radiation, such as X-rays and computed tomography, should be avoided due to the obvious risks that they bring the baby. Therefore, ultrasound is the imaging method of choice for prenatal care. Ultrasound is an inexpensive test without risk to the fetus, it causes no side effects and has no contraindications.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 08 April 2016
Beta hCG test
Understand Your Beta hCG Beta hCG or bhCG is the acronym used for a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin, whose blood dosage is widely used as a pregnancy test. The dosage of the beta hCG is a method with high accuracy for the diagnosis of a pregnancy.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 03 October 2016
Vaccination pregnant woman
Vaccines Permitted During Pregnancy The vaccines act by stimulating the immune system to produce antibodies, which can fight infections, preventing the individual from getting sick. Some vaccines are safe during pregnancy, others are not.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 07 August 2017
Mucus plug
Vaginal Discharge in Pregnancy - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Vaginal discharge is the name given to any fluid secretion through the vaginal canal. The discharge is a very common situation and in most cases does not indicate any gynecological problem. Any woman from puberty may have some degree of vaginal discharge.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 16 June 2017
Pregnancy and food
What Can Eat When Pregnant? Food can be dangerous toxins source of fetal development and potentially causing abnormalities of infections, such as, for example, toxoplasmosis. Therefore, most pregnant women need to adapt your diet to minimize the occurrence of poisoning that can cause negative effects in the short and long term in the baby's life.
Pregnancy   Article saved: 20 December 2015
Pregnancy test
When Do Pregnancy Test? How many days of pregnancy can I already take a pregnancy test? How many days after conception pregnancy test becomes positive? Is it really necessary to wait for the missed period? I can make the home tests before performing the pharmacy test?
Pregnancy   Article saved: 11 April 2015
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