Do you expect twins? Tips for a healthy pregnancy


They are two babies! They have told you that your pregnancy is multiple, and you feel overwhelmed by the news. Here we are going to give you some very useful tips for both your health and that of your babies. Health is first. You should make sure you are eating healthy and that you stay well hydrated, … Read more

Umbilical cord infection and neonatal death


The use of an antiseptic reduces umbilical cord infection and associated neonatal death. The use of a topical antiseptic to clean the umbilical cord in newborns and infants significantly reduces the risk of infection and neonatal mortality. More than 3 million children die each year worldwide, with infections causing approximately one third of all neonatal … Read more

How to care for the umbilical cord of the newborn


What to do to care for the umbilical cord of a newborn Generally, the umbilical cord falls out after about two weeks after birth. Until the umbilical cord stump dries and falls, it is very important to keep it clean and dry. From the moment the doctor or midwife cuts the umbilical cord after delivery, … Read more

What happens if the baby has a loop return?


If the baby has a cord circular at birth, can there be a problem? Cord turns rarely cause problems. The umbilical cord is usually wrapped around the neck during pregnancy, because of the movements of the baby. It is very common for many babies to be born with some circular cord, in fact approximately 1 … Read more

Sex after childbirth


How long do you have to wait to have sex after giving birth? After delivery, whether it was a vaginal birth or a cesarean section, the uterus and cervix need time to heal. Why should you wait to have sex after giving birth? The lining of the uterus, especially the place where the placenta was … Read more

Nest syndrome in Pregnancy


What is the syndrome of the nest before delivery? Do you have an imperative need to clean the house and to organize the cabinets? If the answer is yes, you may suffer what is known as the syndrome of the nest. This instinct of nesting, very widespread within the animal kingdom, usually occurs between the … Read more

Cord Blood Banking Pros and Cons


Freezing umbilical cord stem cells: Advantages and disadvantages Freezing umbilical cord stem cells have become a popular practice among parents, who are increasingly aware of the benefits of this procedure. Science has shown that conserving the stem cells found in the umbilical cord can make a big difference in the baby’s life in the future. … Read more

Top 10 Stem Cell Companies in the World

The health sector has been growing at a rapid pace. Now the researchers have found the cure to diseases which were incurable once which include life threatening diseases like leukemia, lymphomas, Sickle cell anemia, immune deficiency disorders, Aplastic anemia, Thalassaemia. This all have been possible through stem cells. As the demand for the stem cells … Read more

Multiple pregnancy: when the stork brings more than one baby

Care during a multiple pregnancy Multiple pregnancies are rare in the human species Although they may occur naturally, the increased use of assisted reproduction techniques has resulted in abortions of this type in recent years. We tell you what factors increase the possibility of having a multiple pregnancy. Types of twins Monozygotes (twins) They occur … Read more

Tests in the first trimester of pregnancy


Prenatal exams during the first trimester The pregnancy test has gone positive and now what? It’s time to make an appointment with the gynecologist and start doing tests. We tell you what they are and what they are for. First visit during the first trimester It is recommended to visit the gynecologistand / or midwife … Read more

Exercise during pregnancy


Is there any exercise that should be avoided during pregnancy? Do I have to be careful when practicing during pregnancy? If you’re worried about this, you should know that exercising during pregnancy is almost always a good idea. But in case you still have any doubts, we clarify them. It is beneficial for the mother … Read more

How is umbilical cord blood collected?


What is the extraction of umbilical cord stem cells? Umbilical cord Blood is a source of stem cells that can repair, regenerate, and save lives. Storing the umbilical cord and its blood is a process of collecting the stem cells from the umbilical cord blood and the placenta and storing them to be used in … Read more

What are umbilical cord stem cells?


Reasons why you should preserve umbilical cord cells The umbilical cord blood of the newborn is a source of stem cells that already suppose a life expectancy for thousands of patients all over the world. If you are thinking of freezing the umbilical cord cells of your baby, here are some keys that you should … Read more

Cord bank: private or public?


What is better a public or private cord blood bank Should you donate your baby’s cord blood to a public bank? Or should you keep it for the use of your family? Here is information that can help you decide. Pros, cons and costs between a public or private umbilical cord bank The public umbilical … Read more