IAMI: Women’s and Children’s Friendly Institutions

The Friendly Institutions for Women and Children, IAMI, are institutions that support breastfeeding, which offer comprehensive care to mothers, girls and boys and that improve the quality of care provided to them. They emphasize, not only in healthcare but also in the relationship with patients, in close proximity to them. How many times have we … Read moreIAMI: Women’s and Children’s Friendly Institutions

“I am one in five”, the movement that seeks to raise awareness about the mental health of mothers

According to the American Psychological Association, one in seven women suffer from postpartum depression, and it is estimated that one in five adults In the United States you experience some kind of mental health problem within a year. In Babies and more We have previously talked about the emotional health of mothers and the strong … Read more“I am one in five”, the movement that seeks to raise awareness about the mental health of mothers

Is a bikini not appropriate for a recent mother? You are asked to wear a swimsuit because it offends men in the pool

Clearly there are some unwritten rules that limit us to women in our tastes and our behaviors when we have been mothers and when we have reached an age, and in summer it seems that there are people who insist on offending themselves too easily and “worrying” excessively about the lives of others. In summer … Read moreIs a bikini not appropriate for a recent mother? You are asked to wear a swimsuit because it offends men in the pool

Migraines in pregnancy can cause hypertension and health complications for the baby

Low birth weight, premature delivery, cesarean delivery, respiratory distress syndrome and febrile seizures are Some of the adverse effects that migraine can cause to the baby when the mother suffers migraines, in addition to hypertension. These are the conclusions of a study of the Aarhus University Hospital (Denmark), published in the magazine 'Headache'. The research … Read moreMigraines in pregnancy can cause hypertension and health complications for the baby

Zero maternal deaths from bleeding: a difficult but commendable goal

Every day, around 16 women die from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth in Latin America and the Caribbean and some 250 children die before reaching the 28 days of life. Vaginal bleeding It is one of the most frequent postpartum complications. It is estimated that, around the world, about 11% of women who give … Read moreZero maternal deaths from bleeding: a difficult but commendable goal

Endometriosis: what is it, what are its symptoms and what is its treatment

Endometriosis is a disease that can occur in the uterus and that affects 15% of Spanish women of childbearing age. This condition could compromise women's fertility. Its diagnosis is usually somewhat late, hence it is known as “the silent disease” We tell you about the Endometriosis: what it is, what its symptoms are and how … Read moreEndometriosis: what is it, what are its symptoms and what is its treatment

The seven most common myths about miscarriage that are not true

Miscarriages are quite common., and yet they are almost a taboo subject: little is said about them in the media and it is not even discussed among family and friends. The reasons? Is about a very painful issue for women, who still feels responsible for the loss of that much desired son. And a lot … Read moreThe seven most common myths about miscarriage that are not true

They find for the first time that the contaminating particles reach from the mother’s lungs to the placenta

When we are pregnant we try to escape from environments full of tobacco smoke and avoid rooms where chemicals are handled, including freshly painted rooms. We do it for the sake of our baby. But do we also avoid air pollution, so harmful to health? In case you needed a reminder: Polluting particles that enter … Read moreThey find for the first time that the contaminating particles reach from the mother’s lungs to the placenta

High impact sports can weaken our pelvic floor: what exercises are most recommended to strengthen it?

It is essential to practice sport on a regular basis to take care of our health, but experts warn that High impact sports can damage the pelvic floor muscles, causing various pathologies that affect us, both in our day to day, and when facing a pregnancy and childbirth. Today we tell you why it is … Read moreHigh impact sports can weaken our pelvic floor: what exercises are most recommended to strengthen it?