There are many infections that can affect the pregnant woman and sometimes they can suppose a risk to the fetus or newborn. For this reason it is important a pregestacional medical advice that investigates the health of the pregnant woman and her immune status. The gynecologist Ana Marbella tells us how to prevent maternal fetal infections and which vaccines are necessary during pregnancy.
Summer is the favorite time of the year amongst children. It is important not to ignore the children’s health during these summer months. Some diseases affect them more regularly because of extreme heat, the air conditioner and big temperature changes. In this post we are going to talk about the common baby respiratory problems during summer so you can be able to detect and prevent them on time.
Having a baby after a certain age presents more risks, that’s why having a medical check-up before pregnancy is necessary in order to have a correct development through pregnancy. We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Marbella, obstetrician and gynecologist, who is very committed in caring for women during its fertile stage, and she explained us the importance of preparing for pregnancy.
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs. Generally it is caused by a virus or a bacteria and may last several days or weeks. The most evident symptoms of bronchitis in babies are persistent cough, difficulty in breathing, general malaise and, sometimes, fever.
How many times have you checked if your baby breathes while he is sleeping? The sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is one of the main concerns of all parents. Most cases occur in the first 6 months and affect both breastfed babies and those who are fed with artificial milk. The causes of sudden death in babies are still unknown, but there are some recommendations that can help prevent it.