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Month: July 2021

An unplanned pregnancy

An unplanned pregnancy

Despite the simplicity and clarity of the issue, as well as modern medical advances in the field of contraception, the frequency of unwanted pregnancies remains significant. In Russia, only 25% of women of childbearing age use modern methods of contraception. Consequently, 75% of women put themselves at risk of unwanted pregnancy. An unplanned pregnancy resulting from sexual relations without the use of contraception is not always desirable, and the woman resorts to termination of the pregnancy (abortion). The impact of abortion…

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Multiple pregnancy

Multiple pregnancy

Multiple (i.e. more than one fetus) pregnancy is an extremely curious natural phenomenon. Who among us has not kept a glance at coincidentally met identical twins or has not heard of various legendary and curious cases associated with twins? This is what children born from multiple pregnancies are called. Gemini even has a personal constellation of the same name in our galaxy, and of course – “their” zodiac sign. According to legend, the twins were Apollo and Artemis, Hercules and…

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Psychological consultation for pregnant women

Psychological consultation for pregnant women

Currently, the assessment of the course of pregnancy and childbirth is reduced mainly to the study of physiological processes and complications corresponding to these periods. This stage of women’s life is completely monopolized by medicine, for which the psycho-emotional side of pregnancy, childbirth and interaction with newborns is not decisive and therefore is not often taken into account. A pregnant woman is considered not as a person, but rather as an “object” for the use of routine medicinal and medical…

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Intrauterine contraceptives. Myths and horror stories

Intrauterine contraceptives. Myths and horror stories

There is a historical anecdote that the Arab nomads were the first to use intrauterine contraception, inserting small stones into the uterus of camels to avoid pregnancy in females during long transitions. But in fact, the history of intrauterine contraception began in Germany at the beginning of the twentieth century. Over the past 100 years, intrauterine contraceptives have gone through a series of evolutionary changes. What we call a “spiral” today is not a spiral for a long time. Modern…

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Causes of early miscarriage: 7 steps to terminate pregnancy

Causes of early miscarriage: 7 steps to terminate pregnancy

For most women, pregnancy is a long-awaited event, but its first stage is always hidden. Therefore, the first weeks, before the onset of obvious signs of pregnancy, expectant mothers continue to lead a normal life. Unfortunately, it is this period that is one of the most dangerous in the formation of the fetus, and it is in the early stages that most miscarriages occur. The reasons for an early miscarriage are often commonplace. What is early miscarriage, signsNatural termination of…

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Pregnancy planning and contraception

Pregnancy planning and contraception

Pregnancy planning is an integral part of maintaining women’s reproductive health. Unwanted pregnancy, in the overwhelming majority of cases, ends in abortion, which has a negative impact on women’s health, and often leads to infertility. Today, there are various types of hormonal contraception that allow the obstetrician-gynecologist to choose the right method of contraception in each individual case. Nowadays, almost every woman can use a certain type of hormonal contraception. An important and necessary condition before prescribing any type of…

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Missing your period? Not sure what the reason is, and whether you need to worry?

Missing your period? Not sure what the reason is, and whether you need to worry?

which menstrual cycle is considered normal, and when is it worth talking about the disappearance of menstruation? How long should the delay last for a woman to understand: it’s time to go to the gynecologist? Normally, a woman should have a cycle of 24 to 38 days. If the menstrual cycle is consistent with this period, then it is considered regular. A delay in menstruation for more than 38 days is already a bell to come to the gynecologist. In…

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