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All Pregnant Women Are at Risk of Pregnancy Poisoning

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Pregnancy poisoning is a medical condition that is experienced by about 8 percent of pregnant women worldwide. If not detected and treated early on, this condition can have harmful effects on the health of the mother and fetus. Pregnancy poisoning is a term that was used to refer to preeclampsia. This condition can occur after pregnancy enters the age above 20 weeks, at the end of the second or third trimester. This potentially dangerous condition cannot be prevented, and will generally disappear after the baby is born. However, sometimes there are women who still experience preeclampsia even though the baby is born. Pregnancy Poisoning Symptoms Symptoms of pregnancy poisoning vary greatly and differ in each pregnant woman. Even a pregnant woman can experience pregnancy poisoning without feeling any symptoms. However, common signs of preeclampsia are proteinuria or high protein in the urine and high blood pressure (hypertension) in pregnant women. These signs are usually only d…

Father and Mother, Here Are 7 Abstinence to Care for Newborns

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Being a new parent is not easy, mistakes can happen. The most important thing is to want to learn to care for and educate children better so that he grows physically and psychologically healthy. By knowing the restrictions in raising your child, we can avoid foster care. Of course, parenting skills don't just naturally arise. Step by step, parents will learn new things and learn from mistakes. Father and Mother, try to see ways to optimize the health and well-being of the baby for the long term by understanding the following 7 taboos. 1. Never Forget to Wash Your Hands Before Handling a Baby! Newborns do not have a strong immune system so they are vulnerable to infection. Make sure everyone who holds the baby has washed his hands clean. 2. Never Let the Baby Cry Continue! Imagine if we have urgent needs, feel uncomfortable or sick, but are ignored when we need help. That's about the feeling of a baby while crying and parents do not immediately handle it. This situation c…

The skin can also be dehydrated

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Not only the body, it turns out the skin can also become dehydrated. The good news, there are ways to keep the skin moist from the inside. Dehydration of the skin or dry skin is a condition when the skin lacks fluids in the epidermal layer, causing loss of Natural Moisturizing Factor or skin's natural moisturizing factor which results in decreased levels of moisture. Be aware if you experience symptoms of skin dehydration as below. The skin feels tight and itchy, especially after washing, bathing, or swimming.The skin looks dull and feels rough.There are fine lines or peeling on the skin of certain body parts.Behind Skin Dehydration The outer layer of the skin is called the epidermis. In this layer, there are 4 types of layers of skin cells, one of which is the stratum corneum. Stratum corneum (SC) is the lipid-protein membrane that plays the most role when the skin is dehydrated. This fluid in the epidermal layer acts to maintain elasticity and prevent dry skin. In this str…

Don't Miss the Importance of the Polio Vaccine

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Vaccination is important to prevent dangerous diseases in infants and children. In Indonesia, one of the vaccines that must be given by infants and children is the polio vaccine. Polio vaccine aims to avoid polio or poliomyelitis which attacks the nerve. The virus that causes polio infection lives in the throat and intestinal tract which can be spread by contact with fluids or feces. Polio can cause paralysis of body organs, even death. Giving on Schedule There are two types of polio vaccine namely oral polio vaccine or oral polio vaccine (OPV), and inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) vaccine. OPV contains live polio virus which is attenuated so that the body has resistance to the polio virus that attacks. Meanwhile, IPV uses viruses that are no longer active. The administration of OPV type polio vaccine is dripped by mouth. Meanwhile, this type of IPV is given by injection in the arm or leg. To obtain optimal results, the polio vaccine will usually be given since the baby is born. …

1 Month Miscarriage and Medical Treatment Required

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Miscarriage at any gestational age can be an emotional experience. In addition, many also questioned the medical treatment needed in dealing with it, including regarding the need for miscarriage 1 month to undergo the process of curettage. Without proper treatment, miscarriage can be fatal, not only for the fetus, but also for the mother. The main goal of treatment given by doctors, both during and after a miscarriage, is to avoid bleeding and infection. Action Required Miscarriages of 1 month or four weeks, including early stage miscarriages that generally occur under 12 weeks of pregnancy. To ensure a miscarriage, the doctor will conduct a pelvic examination and an ultrasound examination, as well as a blood test if needed. Pelvic examination is performed to determine the condition of the cervix (cervix). If a miscarriage occurs, the cervix will widen. While the ultrasound examination aims to detect the presence or absence of fetal heartbeat. The next action that can be done i…