Postpartum

What phrases should you avoid?

Know what postpartum depression is and avoid commenting on it. What things should not be said to women with postpartum depression? Do you know what postpartum depression is? Read More

20% of moms have postpartum depression

Going from joy to sadness, and vice versa, for no apparent reason after the birth of the baby, can be one of the symptoms of postpartum depression. Between 10 and 20% of women can present it for a few weeks or even up to a year, it is characterized by a depressed mood in the mother after the birth of her child. Read More

4 out of 10 women with postpartum emotional disorders

From 20% to 40% of women report some emotional disorder or cognitive dysfunction in the postpartum period. This is mentioned in the article "Mental disorders and pregnancy", written by Celia Urbina and Sergio Villaseñor, included in the Digital University Journal of the UNAM, on November 10, 2005 (//www.revista.unam.mx /vol.6/num11/art108/nov_art108.pdf). Read More

Abdominoplasty vs flaccidity of the abdomen

Many people are constantly looking for alternatives to look and feel better. The possibilities of improving physical appearance thanks to plastic surgery are very extensive, one of them is the tummy tuck. On the subject, Dr. Read More

Cesarean section triggers allergies?

A study reveals that cesarean section triggers allergies. US researchers say that cesarean section increases the risk of allergies five times more. Learn why cesarean section generates allergies. Read More

How does your body change?

The pressure that women feel after having a baby is huge. Now the requirement is not only that you are a good mother but also that you return to the figure you had before the birth. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian who return to their curvy bodies without stretch marks thanks to the support of surgeries and cosmetic techniques is another pressure that new moms face, but this is the reality of how the body is after pregnancy. Stretch marks, flaccidity, hair loss, urinary incontinence and painful sexual intercourse are some of the changes in how the body looks after pregnancy. 87% of women transform their body, know how the body is after pregnan Read More

Awakening at night comes from an animal instinct

There are mammalian babies that need to be with their mother all the time, on top of her or following her at a little distance, and others that stay hidden, in a nest or burrow, waiting for her mother to come back. To know what type an animal belongs to, it is enough to observe how a calf behaves when its mother leaves. Those who have to be always together immediately start crying (or make the equivalent noise of their kind) until their mother comes back. A baby goose, for example, although it has water and food nearby, does not eat or drink, but only cries until its parents return, or until death. Without his parents, he would soon die anywa Read More

Postpartum thyroiditis

From 2 to 6 months after delivery, the thyroid gland can swell without pain. This generates alterations in the hormonal levels that can be transitory or permanent. Thyroiditis is related to the presence of antibodies that can destroy the thyroid gland. The risk is more latent in women who have suffered from thyroiditis in advance or other types of autoimmune diseases. Read More

Pregnancy reduces the chances of sclerosis

Women who have had at least one child are 134% less likely to have multiple sclerosis than those who have no children. What do the experts say? In fact, according to Marie D'hooghe, a researcher at the Department of Neurology of the National Multiple Sclerosis Center in Mesbroek, Belgium, women who have children tend to have a benign type of MS, compared to those who have not yet experienced a birth. Read More

Gluten intolerance is prevented with prolonged lactation

A new benefit adds to the list of prolonged breastfeeding: it reduces the risk of the child being celiac. A WHO report says that prolonged breastfeeding during the start of a diet with gluten reduces the risk of developing intolerance to this substance. The prolonged lactation promotes that the child has a lower obesity index, low probability of having type 2 diabetes. Read More

Lorena Ochoa becomes a mother

The Mexican golfer Lorena Ochoa became the mother of a man who weighed 2.8 kilograms, measured 48 centimeters and will bear the name of Pedro Conesa Ochoa. The former world champion of women's golf, he announced the news through his Twitter account, where he also appreciated the interest shown by his fans. Read More

Avoid complications!

Know the basic care after a cesarean so that you have a successful recovery. If you follow these care after a cesarean you will forget the complications. Check the care after a cesarean section and have a speedy recovery. Read More

Oxytocin, a bond of love between mother and child

During pregnancy the hormone called oxytocin, which circulates in the body of a pregnant woman, is the key to establishing the strength of the emotional bond and behavior that will unite the mother with her child. The team led by Dr. Ruth Feldman, from Bar-Ilan University in Israel, is the first to demonstrate that oxytocin, called "the hormone of love and attachment," influences the bond between mothers and their babies. Read More

Problems of pelvic support after childbirth

After having a child, almost 50% of women have a certain degree of descent or detachment of the pelvic organ (proplapso). In some cases these problems have mild symptoms or have no symptoms. The vagina, cervix, uterus, bladder, urethra, small intestine and rectum are held in place by the muscles of the pelvic floor and supported by several layers of connective tissue called fascia. Read More

To be a 'mommy' ...

If you just had a baby, you look in the mirror and you feel that you never go to the figure you had, you're wrong! With these tips you will know how to recover the figure after childbirth. It is normal that after a pregnancy the skin is flaccid, you have stretch marks and your hips, waist and thighs have other dimensions. Discover how to recover the figure after delivery with these recommendations. If you follow these tips on how to recover the figure after childbirth, you will feel and see better, it is only a matter of time and perseverance for you to achieve it. Read More

Postpartum alarm signals

The woman's organism must continue in medical surveillance after delivery, to guarantee the optimal state of health of the mother, especially if during her pregnancy there were high-risk situations, she remained with high blood pressure, hemorrhage or infections. The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) highlights as alarm data during the puerperium the following situations: - Abundant vaginal bleeding with clots, in the first seven days. Read More

Tranquility in the postpartum

After having your baby, when leaving the hospital and arriving at your home, a new stage in your life will begin. And although the joy of having you with you is indescribable and incredible, the feeling of tiredness can also be very great. Here are some tips that can help you to better face this moment and avoid depressions. The first weeks with your baby will be magnificent and unforgettable moments, in which you and your child will begin to know each other. It's time to discover your little one. Here are some tips to enjoy this moment as quiet as possible: Put your baby to your chest immediately after birth, even in the delivery room or ope Read More