Tag: ultrasounds


Fetal development

When a woman realizes she is pregnant, many questions arise. These questions are usually related to: fetal development, medical supervision and fetal ultrasounds, symptoms and/or nuisances, her emotional status during the whole process, etc.

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3 months pregnant

Nine weeks fetal development

In this moment, you have overcome the first quarter: many typical pains will disappear during this month, and a calmer stage with less changes will start soon. This third month of pregnancy is between the 9th and the 12th week of pregnancy.

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Fetal ultrasound

Scanning the foetus

Through this image-based technique the condition of the foetus is diagnosed, its size and some organs, like hearth, can be observed.

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3D Ultrasound

Pros of 3D ultrasounds

It is becoming increasingly frequent to have couples that decide to undergo a 3D ultrasound. The definition and quality of the image provide valubale information in order to identify potential anomalies.

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High-risk pregnancy

Guidelines in a high-risk pregnancy

A high-risk pregnancy is considered as possible complications for the mother and the foetus. An exhaustive medical control is needed throughout gestation and, in many cases, psychological support for the couple.

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Embryo transfer on day 3 or on day 5?

Embryo transfer on day 3 or 5

A new study proposes the transfer of the embryos 5 days after the embryo culture, instead of 3 days after. According to this study, it may increase the pregnancy rate and, conversely, decrease the rate of multiple births.

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Scheduled intercourse

Scheduled intercourse

Scheduled intercourse is a simple procedure recommended as a first treatment for couples who have not been diagnosed with infertility or who have unexplained infertility.

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