Can I get pregnant while on my period?
Although it is true that the probability is small, a woman can become pregnant if she has sexual intercourse without contraceptive protection during menstruation, especially if her menstrual cycles are short. For this reason, it is advisable to use a contraceptive method if pregnancy is not desired. Read more
Absence of menstruation or amenorrhea: causes and treatment
Amenorrhea is the absence of period in women. It is considered to be amenorrhea when a woman of childbearing age hasn't had her period for over three months. To diagnose it, blood analyses and ultrasounds are carried out. Read more
Ovarian reserve test: What are the normal values?
Ovarian reserve refers to the number of eggs still remaining in a woman's ovary at a given time. Currently, there are several methods to measure a woman's ovarian reserve, but the most commonly used are antral follicle count (AFR) and anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) determination. Read more
What alterations can occur in cervical mucus?
Cervical mucus is a secretion produced by the uterine cervix. This fluid presents variations that predict the time of ovulation. Alterations in the mucus can produce secondary infertility. In assisted reproduction, a poor mucus-sperm interaction can be solved by AI. Read more
Progesterone hormone: functions, normal values and medications
Progesterone is a female sex hormone produced by a woman's ovaries and by the placenta when pregnancy occurs. It has very important functions in the regulation of the menstrual cycle and in the maintenance of pregnancy. Read more