AIED maintains a commitment to be supportive of women, couples, young people and those who choose to live in a free and self-aware way their own health and sexuality.
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Our clinic is attentive and sensitive to the needs of our foreign patients, in particular those preferring to speak to doctors in English that because of work or family or other reasons reside in Rome. Today we have decided to create a specialized sub-clinic oriented to meeting non-Italian speaking patient needs. We understand that speaking to a doctor about personal medical questions may not be easy and in special moments (such as pregnancy, menopause, adolescence, and critical health problems) downright difficult.[…]MORE
Sexuality is important to society not only because of health implications; it also affects gender and property relations, reproduction potential, and economics. Healthy sexual and reproductive knowledge, practices, and health care play critical role in people reaching their potential and community stability. Safe, responsible sexual practices reduce sexual violence and spread of HIV, viral hepatitis, and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Planning and having a healthy pregnancy is vital to health of newborn baby and mother.[…]MORE
To avoid undesired pregnancies is an ancient problem, but only in recent times has it been possible to find effective and sure solutions. In particular, through the use of hormones, contraception has become decidedly successful.
Before entering in detail in a description of current contraceptive alternatives, one could glance at how the problem was confronted in the past.[…]
Although pregnancy begins with implantation, the process leading to pregnancy occurs earlier as the result of the female gamete, or oocyte, merging with the male gamete, spermatozoon.
In medicine this process is referred to as fertilization; in lay terms, it is more commonly known as “conception.” After the point of fertilization, the fused product of the female and male gamete is referred to as a zygote or fertilized egg. […]