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Surrogacy: the Supreme sentence that violates the rights of the pregnant

Surrogacy: the Supreme sentence that violates the rights of the pregnant

The Supreme Court has ruled on one of the most controversial issues in our society: surrogacy. The plenary session of the First Chamber of the high court ruled that “substitution gestation contracts violate the fundamental rights of both the pregnant woman and the gestated child, and are therefore manifestly contrary to our public order and null and void “, the …

‘Walking epidural’ or outpatient epidural: what is this type of anesthesia

‘Walking epidural’ or outpatient epidural: what is this type of anesthesia

Anesthesia is the use of medications used to prevent the sensation of pain during surgery or a painful procedure. There are different types of anesthesia , but all are intended to block nerve impulses and, therefore, pain. During childbirth, the most frequently used anesthesia is epidural , which consists of the reversible blockade of the nerve roots, avoiding pain …

Those bubbles you feel in your belly are not butterflies

Those bubbles you feel in your belly are not butterflies

Feeling butterflies in the stomach is a feeling that has always been related to love. After becoming a mother, I deduced that this simile would have occurred to a woman, and more specifically a pregnant woman . Some of us have felt bubbles, others butterflies, and although the descriptions we hear of it are diverse, there is no doubt: …

Heparin in pregnancy: tips to reduce discomfort when pricking the injection

Heparin in pregnancy: tips to reduce discomfort when pricking the injection

Between my first and second pregnancy I had several pregnancy losses . They were very hard times and plagued with uncertainty, where there was no lack of medical tests to determine what was happening. Finally, I was diagnosed with a thrombophilia disorder and was prescribed low molecular weight heparin to start injecting me the moment I became pregnant again. As a result of this …