Every Star Wars fan’s dream: find out you’re going to have a baby with Darth Vader

One of the most mythical and emblematic phrases in the history of cinema is the "I am your father" that Darth Vader tells Luke Skywalker in the movie "The Empire Strikes Back", so surely for every Star Wars fan it would be an honor, or a dream, that one of the world's best-known parents was … Read moreEvery Star Wars fan’s dream: find out you’re going to have a baby with Darth Vader

Amniocentesis will, in the long run, be replaced by a simple blood test from the mother

La amniocentesisIt is currently the most reliable prenatal diagnostic test to detect chromosomal abnormalities in the fetus. But science and technology are evolving, and although not immediately, everything seems to indicate that the amniocentesis will, in the long run, be replaced by a simple blood test of the mother. Scientific research has predicted for years … Read moreAmniocentesis will, in the long run, be replaced by a simple blood test from the mother

Results of the survey for pregnant women, ‘do you practice exercise?’

Days ago we launched a survey aimed at our pregnant readers asking them if they practiced some type of exercise and how often. We already have the results, which are not entirely positive. Of all the pregnant women who participated in our survey, an 40% confesses that they do not practice any exercise. The funny … Read moreResults of the survey for pregnant women, ‘do you practice exercise?’

Babies born through assisted reproduction techniques have more risks

As the researchers announce, the risk is not so significant that parents do not consider the possibility of having children through artificial methods. But according to a study in Canada, yes there is a small risk of three percent in babies born by assisted reproduction techniques of suffering certain defects. Just a slight difference with … Read moreBabies born through assisted reproduction techniques have more risks

Drugs and birth defects in the baby: a close relationship

The fetus is very vulnerable to all substances that reach through the placenta, so that the mother has to take good care of what her body receives. All drugs affect pregnancy negatively, from the most "soft" or legal to hard drugs. The liver of the fetus is unable to metaphorize certain substances that harm it. … Read moreDrugs and birth defects in the baby: a close relationship

Cortisol resulting from stress affects the baby’s brain development during pregnancy

During pregnancy, tranquility is essential, situations that cause stress can generate a serious problem in the future baby. This is indicated by a study prepared by English researchers, the data reflect a possible relationship between the stress suffered by the mother and a poor brain development of the child. For the study, the data of … Read moreCortisol resulting from stress affects the baby’s brain development during pregnancy

More happiness when the future baby has been conceived through fertilization techniques

According to a study from the Hebrew University of Israel, women who have conceived their child through fertilization techniques are the same or happier than women who have conceived their future child in a natural way. In our opinion it is logical, happiness may be more noticeable in a woman who has been trying to … Read moreMore happiness when the future baby has been conceived through fertilization techniques