Monthly Archives: June 2013

Look after your oral healthcare during your pregnancy

As women undergo hormone changes throughout their lives, their gums are more susceptible to inflammation, which increases the risk of suffering oral health problems. To minimize this risk, an appropriate preventative strategy is to visit your dentist regularly. Gum pathology

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Tabacco the fertility enemy

The 31st May commemorated ´´World No tobacco day¨, the purpose being to make people aware of the harmful effects of tobacco consumption on health.  A second purpose was to encourage more efficient politics, which would enable the reduction of tobacco

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How to know when you are ovulating

Usually, women with regular cycles (every 26-36 days) ovulate half way through their cycles.  That is, if your periods are every 28 days, the 14th day of your cycle, counting from the first day of your last period, will be

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Looking to get pregnant

If you are thinking of having a baby, we send our sincerest congratulations. At this stage, the most important thing to do is not to get nervous and let things happen naturally.  This is an exciting time and it’s worth

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What is the importance of the thyroid during pregnancy?

The thyroid glands are found near the throat, just above the trachea. The thyroid produces the hormones Tiroxina (T4) and Triyodotironina (T3) These hormones act at the level of the majority of the body’s tissues and are necessary for periods

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