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Your baby during labor

When a baby is born, the image surprises new mothers and fathers in many cases, as it appears bluish and covered with a sticky layer that covers the newborn’s skin. This substance is called vernix caseosa.   This layer is made up of antimicrobial proteins, fat, water, and a high concentration of vitamin E. Vernix…

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FIVMadrid the best option for your joint motherhood

Medicine has evolved technologically and socially, embracing sexual diversity and offering joint motherhood to those lesbian couples who want to start a family. It is estimated that between 1% -5% of the world’s female population is made up of lesbians and that almost 30-50% of them, either alone or in tune with their partners, feel…

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Do you know molar pregnancy?

Molar pregnancy is the result of deformed growth of the placenta as a result of abnormal fertilization of the ovum. This type of pregnancy is also known as a hydatidiform mole.   In molar pregnancy, the placenta becomes a fluid-filled mass of tissue in snowflakes shape or bunches of grapes.   There are two types…

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Could Cancer affect my fertility?

When we suffer from cancer, our fertility can be affected directly or indirectly.   If the tumor is in the sexual organs area, it affects directly regardless of the patient’s gender. On the other hand, drugs and treatments for tumors or Cancer in general, can decrease our fertility indirectly during taking or as a long-term side…

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Uterine fibroids and pregnancy consequences

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that are generated by the growth of smooth muscle cells found in the uterus. Fibroids generally appear in women of childbearing age, increasing their appearance before the end of this stage.   It is a pathology in which multiple factors such as hormonal, vascular, genetic and profibrotic can intervene.  …

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Why should I do a Genetic Compatibility Test?

The Genetic Compatibility Test is a study that analyzes the couple’s genes to calculate the chances that a future child will inherit certain pathologies. These pathologies are collectively called autosomal recessive diseases.   Being a genetic test, it is all related to the inheritance of patterns that are transmitted from parents to children. In many cases,…

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Stress and anxiety affect assisted reproduction

Difficulty having children when the person or partner wishes to have them results in a picture of stress and anxiety generated by unsuccessful attempts to achieve pregnancy naturally.   Many women and couples come to the consultation with a negative predisposition for the time previously invested without success. Stress affects fertility directly through the autonomic,…

endometrium

Endometrium health, what you should know

The endometrium is the mucosa that lines the inside of the uterus and prepares itself in each menstrual cycle to receive a possible embryo, thickening its tissue. It is important that the endometrium is healthy for embryo implantation.   The endometrial study plays a key role before assisted reproduction treatment, since if health is not…

Male infertility

Male infertility: could it be me?

Infertility affects between 12% – 15% of the population in reproductive age. In heterosexual couples, women are considered, in most cases, as the causative agent of infertility. The reality is that 50% of infertility in heterosexual couples is due to men.   Between 30% and 40% of male infertility cases are found in the testes,…