To understand what threatens a pregnant woman with a Rhesus conflict, you should have an idea about him. Surely many have heard that our blood is Rh-positive or Rh-negative. Nevertheless, this is far from everyone.
Rhesus factor – what is it?
This is the name for a specific protein located on human red blood cells. Not everyone has it, but the majority – 85% of the world’s population. When it is, they say that the blood is Rh-positive, when it is absent – Rh-negative.
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Despite the fact that rubella belongs to the so-called childhood infections and children under 8–9 years of age are affected by it, adults also suffer from the disease. In them, unlike children, the disease is much more severe, its symptoms are more pronounced, and most importantly, it can cause serious complications to the brain, internal organs, joints, blood system.
Rubella is very dangerous for women who are expecting a baby.
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Caesarean section helps to be born, according to statistics, every fifth baby. But despite the prevalence of the operation, it is increasingly becoming surrounded by various myths. There is heated debate between women. Some advocate for “easy” childbirth (with the help of Caesarean). Others consider that surgical intervention imposes a “stigma” on the whole subsequent life of the child. Who is right and who is wrong? Where is the line between reality and Caesarean section myths?
Bit of theory
A caesarean section is an operation by which a living baby is removed from the womb of a pregnant woman through an incision in the peritoneum and uterus. Continue reading