Pregnancy during menopause: risk zone

December 23, 2011

 Pregnancy Menopause
 Typically, menopause occurs unexpectedly for women. The woman said that is still young and is lost when the first signs of menopause. Later, a thought that menopause - a period of life during which pregnancy is impossible. In fact, pregnancy menopause is quite possible and desirable. Modern women are increasingly planning to later generations (after 35 years), which is associated with career development and the attainment of wealth (apartment, car, cash deposits). In turn, the pregnancy later in life accelerates menopause and adversely affects the course of menopause.

 Pregnancy during menopause: risk zone


The terms "menopause" and "menopause" recently used less and less. More properly considered the following classification:

  • Premenopausal

This stage preceding the end of menstruation. It comes in 45 years, and continues until the beginning of menopause, about three - seven years. In premenopausal menstrual cycle changes: lengthened intervals between periods, menstruation themselves becoming scarce, weakened hormonal ovarian function.

  • Menopause

This stage begins after the last menstrual period and lasts 12 months, the average age of women was 50, 8 years old.

  • Postmenopause

Postmenopausal stage begins after menopause and lasts until the complete cessation of ovarian function, that is, until her death.

 Pregnancy during menopause: risk zone

The probability of pregnancy during menopause

Girl born with a certain number of eggs, which is 300-400 million and decreases in proportion to age. Woman in 51-52 years has only about 1,000 eggs.

But the chance of getting pregnant is stored and at menopause, although quite low.

At the menopause, ovarian function declines, leading not only to a decrease in estrogen production and the cessation of menstruation, but also the development of symptoms such as hot flushes, emotional lability, atrophic changes in the tissues of the bladder, urethra and pelvic floor muscles. And yet, within one year after the last menstrual period (some say over five years) it is necessary to protect themselves from unwanted pregnancy.

 Pregnancy during menopause: risk zone

The dangerous pregnancy in menopause?

During pregnancy, hormonal changes the body takes place. The same can be said about the menopause. In menopause exacerbated chronic diseases (hypertension, diabetes mellitus Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
 , Systemic lupus erythematosus, etc.) that would adversely affect the pregnancy. In addition, pregnancy itself has a negative impact on the body of women in menopause. Worsens the kidneys, it leaches calcium from bones and teeth, impaired mineral metabolism.

In addition to the above listed, pregnancy, childbirth culminating in menopause is fraught with birth of a child with chromosomal and genetic abnormalities.

With age, egg quality deteriorates as lifelong female body exposed to a variety of adverse factors, and therefore increases the likelihood of having a child with Down's syndrome and other pathologies. Births occur during menopause complications and often end with postpartum hemorrhage and tearing of the birth canal.

Termination of pregnancy in menopause (medical abortion) dangerous to the development of various complications. The cervix of women of menopausal age atrophic, the cervical canal Cervical canal - the path traversed by every person  Cervical canal - the path traversed by every person
   barely expanded, increasing the risk of inflammatory disease and uterine bleeding Uterine bleeding outside of menstruation - a sign of a serious breach  Uterine bleeding outside of menstruation - a sign of a serious breach

 Pregnancy during menopause: risk zone

Advantages and disadvantages

The justification for the birth of a child in menopause can serve as the death of the previous or the lack of opportunities to give birth before (infertility, gynecological diseases, housing and material conditions). But we should not forget that in addition to the birth of the child in later life it still needs to grow and put on his feet.

 Pregnancy during menopause: risk zone

How to protect themselves in menopause?

Unwanted pregnancy menopause can be prevented by taking hormonal preparations Hormonal treatments - not only contraceptives  Hormonal treatments - not only contraceptives
 . The optimal solution is to receive contraceptives containing only progestin (the mini-pill, Depo-Provera, Norplant). Do not lose their popularity and barrier contraceptives (condoms, cervical caps, spermicides).

Anna Sozinova

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Atsipol during pregnancy: is it permissible to use?

July 25th, 2011

 Atsipol during pregnancy
 Atsipol allowed for pregnant women. Therapists antenatal clinics (they have special training in the management of pregnant women) administered the drug at a dysbacteriosis and for the prevention of fungal infections of the mucous membranes (candidiasis of genitals and intestines).

 Atsipol during pregnancy: is it permissible to use?

The problems that arise with the health during pregnancy

During pregnancy, hormonal changes a woman, helping to reduce immunity. Since dropping to protect the body from infections, pathogens penetrate into the body, which previously existed peacefully on the skin and mucous membranes without causing disease. Such infections are primarily fungal infection Fungal infection: to prevent and defeat  Fungal infection: to prevent and defeat
 Caused by the yeast Candida. As a result, women develop candidiasis (candidiasis) mucous membranes of the vulva, which is often associated with intestinal candidiasis.

Immunosuppression is often also leads to disruption of the relationship between the normal and the pathogenic microflora of the intestine, that is to dysbacteriosis. Dysbacteriosis may begin in early pregnancy, and if left untreated, then the later stages it can deliver a lot of trouble a woman. It is expressed in the sense of goiter is constantly swollen abdomen (signs of flatulence), intestinal colic and unstable stool when diarrhea alternating with constipation.

Finally, the goiter would further decrease the immunity of the fact that the immune system The immune system - how it works?  The immune system - how it works?
   intestines can not function as it should. All this leads to the fact that during pregnancy may start high pyo-inflammatory diseases, such as pustules on the skin. For pregnant women, it is dangerous because the infection through the blood vessels can penetrate into a variety of tissues and organs.

 Atsipol during pregnancy: is it permissible to use?

How to improve the body of a pregnant woman

Pregnant women are appointed to improve health probiotics and prebiotics - drugs that restore normal amount of intestinal microflora. Atsipol is a probiotic, which means that it contains colonies of microorganisms which are representative of the normal intestinal microflora.

The structure includes Atsipol live lactobacilli and inactivated by heating kefir grains, which contain a specific water-soluble polysaccharide. These two components reinforce each other's effect and lead to the restoration of normal intestinal microflora.

This reduced the amount of lactic acid bacteria of normal microflora, and specific water-soluble polysaccharide kefir fungi in the intestines creates an environment conducive to the purification of harmful microorganisms and metabolic products. As a result, purification of the intestinal mucosa and stimulation of lymphoid tissue located in its walls. This leads to the fact that lymphoid tissue begins to actively produce immune cells that will undoubtedly increase the immunity of the female organism to various infections.

The result of first impact on the state of the gastrointestinal tract: the appetite and improve the complexion, the stomach will no longer swell, pass intestinal colic. But most importantly - normal stools. It is very important for a pregnant woman, for two reasons. The first reason is that chronic constipation facilitated re insorption from the intestine into the blood, i.e. poisoning organism. Get rid of this, the woman will feel a surge of strength and vigor.

The second reason why the relief from constipation so important for pregnant women is that constipation in the second half of pregnancy most women developing hemorrhoids, which can cause severe pain and thrombus formation in this region. Increased blood clots during pregnancy is dangerous in that they can zatrombirovatsya blood vessels of the placenta, and it is fraught with complications in the fetus. Therefore, obstetricians and internists antenatal clinics are trying to prevent the formation of hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids - a shameful disease  Hemorrhoids - a shameful disease
 . Will this also Atsipol Atsipol - normalizes the intestinal microflora  Atsipol - normalizes the intestinal microflora
 Which healthier gastrointestinal tract.

 Atsipol during pregnancy: is it permissible to use?

Terms of pregnant women receiving Atsipol

First of all, a woman must know that no one drug (even the most harmless, such as Atsipol) it is not allowed to start taking their own. Only with the full control of doctors antenatal women can be guaranteed a favorable outcome of pregnancy and the birth of a healthy baby.

Atsipol pregnant women are usually given short courses (up to seven days) in five doses at the reception three - four times a day. But perhaps the doctor deems it necessary to apply a different dosage regimen.

Atsipol during pregnancy can relieve a woman of many problems.

Galina Romanenko

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