Mom at age 40: Risks and advantages

The decision to be a mother is not something that is taken lightly, and even less so when you are reaching 40 years of age. Work obligations or personal projects can be reasons to delay having a child beyond the age considered ideal (25 to 30 years). In fact, Spanish women are increasingly delaying their … Continued

High-risk pregnancy: can they be prevented?

The news that you are pregnant causes you great excitement, but knowing it is a high-risk pregnancy makes you feel afraid. Thinking that the arrival of a baby changing your life forever is exciting. It can also generate uncertainty: that everything goes well, that you can rest or feed yourself enough. As much as it … Continued

How can I know if I am pregnant?

You’ve been feeling strange for a few days. You feel heavy, tired and cannot stop thinking about getting ten free minutes to be able to take a nap. Are you pregnant? You are late, although lately you are not too regular. Should you get a pregnancy test? Here are some clues to know if you … Continued

When should I take the morning after pill?

An accident can always happen. For these cases in which we are worrying and burdened, our doctor Karine Duffau explains that there is the morning after pill or emergency contraception, a safe and effective way to avoid pregnancy up to 5 days after having had unprotected sex. Yes! 5 days. What is the morning after … Continued

Breastfeeding: The most frequent problems

For many breastfeeding mothers, breastfeeding their baby is one of the best moments of their lives. And it is true, since it is a relationship of affection and attachment between mother and child. It is not always so idyllic, though. Problems often arise that can cause despair and anxiety, especially in first-time mothers. First of … Continued

Contraceptive pills and their side effects

Nowadays, many of us opt for taking birth control pills. You are probably satisfied with the comfort and security that they offer you. But still, it is possible you may have many doubts about the effects and benefits for your health. Our sexologist, Claudia Kösler, clarifies all of the information for us. Birth control pills … Continued

Pregnancy and all of it is myths, will they be true?

You have just announced the great news of your pregnancy. Everyone is guessing whether it will be a boy or a girl. People are telling myths about the nine months that await you. You receive calls, messages and visits, in which everyone asks how you are doing, how is your belly… if you have a … Continued

I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, I am scared! (PCOS)

The expected days of menstruation are approaching, but nothing happens. One month it comes as usual, but another it does not. Sometimes you have pain or discomfort and on other occasions you do not. The menstrual cycle usually has an average duration of 28 days, although many women have irregular cycles. Although this is relatively … Continued

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