Motherhood: Every Woman’s Dream

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Children are, without a doubt, the most precious thing anyone can have in life, that’s why many women grow up dreaming of having their family, raising their children, and watching them grow. Unfortunately, due to natural reasons, not every woman can get pregnant easily. Thanks to the innovation, and medical and technological progresses, some fertility treatments for women to have children, have been discovered.

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In our clinic, you can receive the treatment, care and attention needed, in case you want to undergo some fertility treatment. Additionally, we have a neonatology service and are able to carry out your pregnancy control as well. We will always be at your disposal.

Get in Control

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As women, we must all carry out routine gynecological control, in order to prevent any fertility issue from developing, or catching any problems in time. But if you’re interested in submitting yourself to some treatment or seeing a specialist, don’t wait any longer and get in control with us to make your dreams come true.These are the services you will find at Isis Regional Fertility, in addition to some other women oriented services as well. We’re located in California.

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These are the services you will find at Isis Regional Fertility, in addition to some other women oriented services as well. We’re located in California. So, don’t hesitate and call us today.

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Enjoy the Ride – 4 Tips for First Time Pregnancies

Despite the great joy of being pregnant, we remain very anxious and frightened, facing the first pregnancy. We have gathered some valuable tips for you to have a beautiful and pleasant experience.

Drink More Water

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Everyone needs to drink at least 1.5 liters a day. However, a pregnant woman needs much more to hydrate her body. It is essential not to forget to drink water during the day, which will be prevention against urinary tract infections and constipation.

Obviously, it is not easy to drink, especially during the first three months. Which is usually in symptomatic of being pregnant.

Banning Certain Products

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A future mother must be vigilant about her diet and lifestyle. Certain consumptions are to be avoided during pregnancy, because of factors at risk of an incident on the fetus and the mother. It will, therefore, be necessary to exclude: alcohol, tobacco, caffeine.

Adopt Good Hygiene

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As a pregnant woman, it is essential to be twice as rigorous in your lifestyle. Due to your sensitivity and fragility in contact with microbes and parasites.

Fraction Your Meals

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Rest assured, cravings are one of the most common symptoms in pregnant women. However, do not let go, at the risk of ending up with a significant number of extra pounds.

If you really cannot help but eat all day, divide your meals into five meals a day, instead of three. Of course, do not increase the number of your meals! This is an ideal tip to avoid eating more and avoid nibbling.

We trust that you have found our list of prevention tips handy for your first pregnancy. In order to contribute to the good development of the child, to the state of well-being of the mother consider following these tips strictly. It will also ensure optimal delivery of your little bundle of joy by reducing the risks of accidents obstetric and prematurity.

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4 Not So Obvious Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an important issue, not only because it doesn’t necessarily happen naturally, but because it can have a big impact on the life of the baby and the mother, and this has always been considered serious business.

Needless to say, if someone doesn’t work carefully around pregnancy it can get complicated, meaning many different outcomes that could damage the baby or even the mother, so, people usually follow simple recommendations.

These simple recommendations sometimes come from our physicians, friends or common sense, but, they may be too obvious, like avoiding alcohol or smoking.

And let me tell you, there are much more tips hiding out there that could help you have a healthy pregnancy. In this post we share some of these not so obvious tips that you can follow during your pregnancy.

Preparation is Key

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Consulting your physician or basically planning the pregnancy can change the outcome of everything completely, so it is the first and most important tip.

No Stress Allowed

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Stressing yourself out is definitely not a good thing for you or your baby. During this period, you’ll want to relax and even learn from it, you could read a pregnancy-related book, join a group or simply relax in your house.

Nutrition

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During the pregnancy period, you’ll have greater daily requirements so having a little bit of everything every day will be helpful. Most physicians also advise that you keep track of everything you consume.

Body Preparation

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Your body is a temple, and during pregnancy this is no exception, a nice way to prepare it is to exercise regularly. Join a Pilates class, or hire a professional trainer to ensure you remain fit for your pregnancy.

As you have seen, preparation is the most important part of a healthy pregnancy. Please keep in mind that not everybody functions equally, so you may experience some things before or after others and this is totally fine so relax and enjoy this experience.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Fertility Treatment

There are a lot of fertility treatments out there, from the least to the total invasive. If you are experiencing fertility issues, your doctor will be able to help you figure out the best treatment option for you to receive. It will depend on you and your life habits and how often you have sex.

Frequently fertility treatments need to be combined with some changes, like lifestyle, diet and sometimes include medical intervention

Advantages

Women don’t need to have a male partner, which is the case of the single moms or same sex couples.

In some places where the population has increased in poverty, contraceptive pills help to control the number of children per family avoiding unexpected pregnancy. It helps women to have a planned pregnancy.

In these cases of fertility treatment, you get a unique and individual diagnosis and treatment for you and your spouse or partner.

Infertile couples that have problems with fertility can go for In Vitro Fertilization. This means that they cannot have a baby naturally, and have to make use of fertility treatment to get pregnant.

Disadvantages

In some societies older woman having babies by means of In Vitro Fertilization is off the beaten path and not well seen at all.

Some cultures and religions reject the use of this kind of methods as it goes against their ethical beliefs.

The use of these drugs can also have side effects. In some cases, women have reactions to In Vitro Fertilization. Sometimes it can result in non-planned pregnancy, headaches, mood swings and very rare cases these effects have to be treated forever.

Rarely these methods work at the very first time, usually they have to do it a couple of times to finally get the result they want.

This is not only an issue for women, but men also have this kind of problem. Choosing to use a sperm or egg donor is also commonly used by those people who have problems with their fertility.

This kind of treatments in our opinion are an opportunity to conceive a child for those couples who can’t do due to their fertility issue. And of course, in the case of same sex couples or single people who would want to have a baby.

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Fertility Treatment – What Are My Options?

Pregnancy will always be something serious, because of what it really means and all the complexity behind it. The entire process from getting pregnant through to giving birth is very complex, even more so when you are experiencing fertility issues.

It is known that nowadays that not anybody can get pregnant. This can be caused by a really big number of issues, including natural causes, a recent event involving a tumor, drugs, STDs or age.

And thankfully most cases can be helped by a variety of fertility treatments that tend to focus on ovulation and the female part rather than the male part of the process; this is caused by female fertility being more controllable than male fertility.

You’ll have to keep in mind that the following options won’t be an easy process and may not work 100% of the times, but at some point, they should work.

Surgery and Blocked Paths

This option is one for those women who have genetic defects or simply had the path that the spermatozoon had to take in order to get to the egg blocked.

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

In this process, your eggs are taken from your ovaries and then they are combined in a laboratory with your partner’s or donor’s sperm. If the process is successful, they are put back in your uterus.

Fertility Drugs

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Fertility drugs mess with your hormones, having an effect on how much or when eggs are released. Keep in mind that this option comes with some other complex issues that may have some secondary effects on you.

Eggs Donor

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Through IVF it is possible to take a donor’s egg and mix it with your partner’s sperm to then with preparation put it in your uterus. This process may feel weird for some so take it as the last option.

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)

ICSI is normally used as an IVF helper relating to male fertility, when it may be tricky, during this process a single sperm is injected to the egg and then transferred to your uterus. In order for the specialists to take the sperm from your partner he may have to go through surgery but it is worth the cost.

And those 5 were the main options for a couple with fertility problems, ranging from physical, to hormonal problems. Do keep in mind that this may take time, but it’s totally possible.