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Lupus erythematosus: no longer an obstacle to pregnancy

There is no reason to resign or lose hope: just follow a proper path as long as you are looking for a baby. Planning for conception and having a team of specialists follow you before, during and after the nine months: these are the two fundamental moves that make it possible for a woman with systemic lupus erythematosus, or other rheumatic diseases, to complete her pregnancy and have healthy children. "Often demoralized women arrive at our clinic, perhaps because they have read incorrect information on the Internet," observes Maria Gerosa, Head of the "Pregnancy Clinic"

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Contraception and pregnancy: 8 frequently asked questions

Concerns about future fertility, possible mistakes in taking the pill or using the spiral, but also indications for the resumption of contraceptive methods after childbirth. Can the taking of the pill or the use of the spiral in any way affect the conception, when the couple will decide to have a child? And when is it advisable to stop contraception before starting a pregnancy? We try to answer the most frequent doubts of women with the help of Anna Maria Paoletti, associate professor of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at the University of Cagliari, director of Obstetric and

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Medically assisted procreation (MAP) step by step

Many couples, (about 15-20 percent according to the latest estimates in Italy) have difficulty becoming natural parents and, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), after 12-24 months of targeted relationships without any success the couple is called infertile. A problem that is difficult to tackle, especially from a psychological point of view. Often sadness, discouragement, loss of self-esteem and the relative crisis of the couple occur. Yet today the innovative techniques of medically assisted procreation (PMA) allow to obtain excellent results, even where the