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Familiar with the sentence “you need to eat for two”? In fact, exclusive breastfeeding requires only an additional 300 to 500 calories per day to produce the milk after pregnancy. These requirements could be reached by simply adding 2 small healthy snacks to your diet.

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The Pregnancy Line, which is more officially called Linea Nigra, is the dark line that develops across the belly during pregnancy. It is possible that the line may have previously been there, however because it was so light in color it went unnoticed. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 70% of women develop Linea Nigra during pregnancy. While the specific causes of the Linea Nigra are unknown, one theory is that melanocyte-stimulating hormone created by the placenta is the main contributing factor. This hormone is also believed to cause the darkening around the nipples. The good news is that it usually lessens and fades away shortly after birth.

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1 in 100 newborn has a heart defect which can be diagnosed prenatally. Get the mid-pregnancy ultrasound scan performed today by a maternal-fetal-specialist to detect any possible congenital anomalies.

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Take Your Precautions!

Folate is a B-vitamin naturally present in some foods (vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans….). It is also available as a dietary supplement to be added to foods. It has a role in DNA formation and cell division. A deficiency during pregnancy can lead to the development of birth defects such as: – Neural tube defects – Congenital heart defects – Oral facial clefts START the supplementation early if you are planning to get pregnant!

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Traveling Tis’ Season?

The safest time to travel when you are pregnant is during your second trimester (18-24 weeks). Hence, if you want to enjoy your holiday trip, make sure to do the following: – Check with the airline for its requirements before you book – Consult your physician first and carry written documentation of your due date – Wear seatbelt strap over lower lap/upper thighs – Choose an aisle seat and walk when possible

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How To Prevent SPINA BIFIDA

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect developed during the first month of pregnancy leaving the spinal cord partially open. This might lead to minor physical problems or severe physical and mental disabilities, including loss of muscles, nerve functions and sensations. Its risk can be reduced by 70% by getting an early screening through: – The triple test – The alpha-fetoprotein test Adequate folic acid intake of 400 micrograms per day before and during pregnancy can help prevent the development of this condition.

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Monitor Your Pregnancy

Congenital heart defects can arise from a genetic disorder, pregnancy complications, or unknown causes. If pregnant, consider: – Nutritional guidance – Ultrasound screenings – Medications monitoring during pregnancy

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Carrying Twins or Triplets?

The occurrence of multiple pregnancies is increasing with the existence of assisted reproductive methods (IVF, medications…). They can hold several risks on both the mother and baby: – Complications during the pregnancy: increased blood pressure and gestational diabetes – Miscarriages or preterm delivery – Birth defects or problems at the level of large organs (lungs, heart, brain…)

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Lower the Risks

To ensure their healthy development, babies should sleep: 1- On their backs 2- With their head uncovered 3- On a firm mattress 4- In their parents’ room for 6 months 5- In tempered areas (not too hot)

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The Magic of A Mother’s Warmth

Kangaroo care is the practice of skin-to-skin contact between infant and parent which simulates the protective and nurturing environment of a kangaroo pouch. It offers physiological and psychological benefits for both infants (preterm or full term) and parents by: – Stabilizing the baby’s heart and respiratory rate – Boosting brain, cognitive and motor development – Improving baby’s sleep – Enhancing breastfeeding – Improving the bond with the baby Maximize daily skin-to-skin time with your baby for his healthy development.

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Can I Tell You Something?

Cotton buds are non-biodegradable; its extensive use is harmful for the environment.

We all know our ears cleanse their own earwax; why do we still use cotton buds? A swipe with a cotton cloth after shower cleans the ear’s outer area without harming the canal and eardrum.
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A Healthy Future Is In Your Hands

Ensure a healthy pregnancy with NIPT. – A highly recommended non-invasive prenatal genetic test – Analyses the baby’s DNA to detect chromosomal abnormalities and syndromes. – It’s only a quick and harmless blood test *The best time to undergo NIPT, without any risk, is between the 11th and 12th week!

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What can be more beautiful than bringing a new life into the world? Happy Midwives Day to the caring hand that accompanies women along their journey to motherhood هل هناك أجمل من إستقبال مولود جديد إلى الحياة؟ في يوم القابلات القانونيات نشكر مواكبتكن المستمرة للأمهات في مسيرتهن الطويلة

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Born Too Soon

Preterm labor can affect ANY pregnancy. However, some risk factors include: – Previous preterm delivery – A multiple pregnancy – Tobacco use and substance abuse – Less than 18 months between pregnancies يمكن للولادة المبكرة أن تطال أي امراة حامل. إلا أن بعض عوامل الخطر تشمل: – ولادة مبكرة سابقة – حمل متكرّر – التدخين وتعاطي المخدرات – أقل من 18 شهراً بين الحمل الأول والثاني

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Which Vitamine Reduces Birth Defects Risk?

Which vitamin reduces birth defects risk? Comment below! Check our story tomorrow! ما هو الفيتامين الذي يعمل على تخفيف خطر التشوّهات الخلقيّة؟ شاركونا أجوبتكم في خانة التعليقات! ترقبوا الإجابة في منشورنا غداً!

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Can Woman Breastfeed When Sick

In most cases, mothers can continue breastfeeding even when they’re sick. The antibodies produced by the mother to fight diseases will be passed on to the baby, building their own defenses!

Contact your physician to determine if you can breastfeed, however use a breastpump to stimulate continuous milk production. For more information, contact us on 71 998822 يمكن للأمهات المريضات أن يتابعن تتابعن الرضاعة الطبيعية في معظم الحالات. فالأجسام المضادة التي ينتجها جسم الأم لمحاربة الأمراض تنتقل إلى الطفل وتساعده على بناء مناعته الخاصة! يمكن اللجوء إلى مضخات الحليب في حالات المرض الشديد. إذ يُحفظ الحليب المسحوب من الثدي لمدة 6 ساعات على حرارة الغرفة، وفي البراد لمدة 5 أيام. راجعوا قابلاتنا القانونيات على الرقم ٧١٩٩٨٨٢٢، لمزيد من المعلومات،
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The Magic of Skin-To-Skin Contact

Did you know that Kangaroo Care not only offers benefits to infants but also boosts breastfeeding? Kangaroo Care, also known as skin-to-skin contact releases hormones that improve breastfeeding and increase breast milk production! هل تعلمون أن رعاية الكنغر تعزز أيضاً الرضاعة الطبيعية، بالإضافة إلى فوائد عديدة للطفل؟ يساعد الاحتكاك الجسدي المباشر على إنتاج الهرمونات التي تعزز الرضاعة الطبيعية وتزيد من إنتاج حليب الأم!

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What can be more beautiful than bringing a new life into the world? Happy Midwives Day to the caring hand that accompanies women along their journey to motherhood.

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In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is used to treat fertility problems and assist couples to expand their family. Contact our IVF specialists for more information +961 71 998822

يتم اللجوء الى تقنية التلقيح الصناعي لمعالجة مشاكل الخصوبة ومساعدة الزوجان على الانجاب. تواصلوا مع اختصاصيينا لمعرفة المزيد حول التلقيح الصناعي على الرقم التالي ٩٩٨٨٢٢ ٧١ +٩٦١
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Early Signs of Pregnancy

Symptoms and early signs of pregnancy include: the absence of menstrual periods changes in the breasts, fatigue, nausea, and mood swings.

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Your Daily Intake: Did you know that breastfeeding benefits mothers too? – It helps the uterus return to its pre-pregnancy size and reduces post-delivery bleeding. – It makes it easier to lose the pregnancy pounds. – It may reduce the risk of postpartum depression and breast and ovarian cancer. – It can delay the return of the menstrual period. It saves money.

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Motherhood is a choice you make everyday. Choose MLH for a journey well started

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More than 10% of women suffering from Baby blues experience more severe and persistent sadness even if their baby is healthy. In postpartum depression, the baby’s well-being may become at risk since a depressed mother may have trouble enjoyng, bonding with, and caring for her infant

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MFM specialists: for the next generation’s health! Clink on the link in the bio to read the full article

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Birth defects arise early in pregnancy and they can be detected as early as during the first trimester of pregnancy by prenatal ultrasounds and chorionic velocity sampling or later on with amniocentesis all available MLH.

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Moms should breastfeed for their health and their baby’s: – Rich in carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and vitamins – Rich in antibodies, to prevent illnesses For moms: – Reduces postpartum depression

Sleep is especially important for children as it promotes mental and physical development. In fact, the growth hormone (GH) is primarily secreted during deep sleep

6 ways you can prevent birth defects!

6 طرق لتفادي التشوّهات الخلقية

حمض الفوليك ضروري، إبتداءً من 1-3 أشهر قبل وأثناء الحمل، لمنع التشوّهات الخلقية مثل “السنسنة المشقوقة” ، من خلال:

For a healthy pregnancy regular medical visits are required: – Before 28 weeks (7 months): Monthly – Weeks 28 to 36 (7-8 months): Every 2-3 weeks – Week 36 (9th month) until delivery: Weekly Consult our gynecologists on 71-998822 for a smooth journey تعتبر المراجعات الدورية لدى الطبيب ضرورية جداً لحمل سليم وصحيّ: – قبل الأسبوع الـ٢٨ (٧ أشهر): مرة شهريّاً – بين الأسبوعين ٢٨ و٣٦ (الشهرين ٧ و٨): مرة كل أسبوعين او ٣ – الأسبوع ٣٦ (الشهر ٩) وحتى الولادة: مرة أسبوعيّاً راجعوا اختصاصيي الطب النسائي والتوليد في مركزنا أو الاتصال على الرقم 71998822 لحمل سهل وصحّي

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Reduce pregnancy infections risk: – Wash hands with soap and water frequently – Avoid touching saliva and urine from young children – Avoid unpasteurized (raw) milk – Avoid touching or changing dirty cat litter – Get tested for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Most importantly, consult your doctor regularly! For more information, contact us on +961 5 957 000 ext 15500 يؤثر التقاط العدوى خلال الحمل على الام والطفل معاً. يجب إتّباع النصائح التالية بهدف تخفيف (تقليص) خطر انتقال العدوى: – غسل اليدين بالماء والصابون بإنتظام – تجنّب لمس لُعَاب (بُصَاق، رِيْق) أو بول الأطفال الصغار – تفادي تناول الحليب غير المبستر – الامتناع عن لمس أو التقاط براز القطط – الخضوع للفحوص الدورية للأمراض المنقولة جنسياً والأهم، مراجعة الطبيب بإنتظام! لمزيد من المعلومات، اتصلوا بنا على الرقم ٩٦١٥٩٥٧٠٠٠+ الرقم الداخلي: ١٥٥٠٠