The PreconNet web platform blog Editorial Board

– dr. Robert Lovrić, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia; – dr. Ana Polona Mivšek, University of Ljubljana; –...

Nuts, sacks and balls

Have you ever wondered why testicles hang outside the body? Isn’t that a pretty dangerous place for something that is...

How does it feel as a male in fertility treatments?

Fertility treatments are mentally tough for men. Concrete knowledge and mental support are perceived as relevant during treatments. Almost without...

COVID 19: two myths about the COVID 19 vaccine and fertility! What to tell to antivaxxers!

They are “die hards”, most of the vaccine refusers. Research has already shown that most of the antivaxxers are barely...

Hey dude, what’s wrong – you don’t eat

Eating disorders are often thought to be female problems but eating disorder symptoms in boys and men has increased. About...

COVID 19: BABYBOOM or BABY BUST…

When the pandemic first hit, many joked during digital cocktail parties ???? that the lockdown would cause a baby boom...

ILLICIT DRUGS – DO THEY MATTER TO OUR FERTILITY?

Just a little story in the beginning: Markus and his girlfriend want to get pregnant and they try for over...

The Finnish Covid-19 baby boom is a very exceptional phenomenon

The birth rate in the world has collapsed during the Covid-19 pandemic, but Finland’s development has been exceptional. In Finland,...

Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a major human right issue that affects girls and women around the world recognized by...

Preconception health addresses mental health: pregnancy and anxiety

Preconception health and care programs tend to improve the outcome of pregnancy through promoting health. Health is a general term...

Pregnancy wish for women with a chronic medical condition? Prevent a risky pregnancy before pregnancy!

Start family planning before conception. This is the best way to avoid complications during pregnancy. As chronic medical conditions are...

Why does it feel like we are not allowed to speak facts?

I live in Finland, where I have come across an odd dilemma: For example, when I want to buy a...

Preconception health addresses mental health: depression and pregnancy

Preconception health programs tend to promote parental health to improve the outcome of the pregnancy. Improving the outcome of the...

Scratch: another tool for the development of e-contents

In a previous blog post we talked about H5P which is a tool that allows its users to create, share,...

The best swimmer will not win if the judge has her own rules

The most common disease among 22-44 year olds is infertility. According the International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11) definition for...

The AURORA trial (bAriatric sUrgery Registration in women Of Reproductive Age)

The use of bariatric surgery has grown enormously in the last decade, especially in women of reproductive age. In this...

Follow the menstrual cycle as a health sign

Bleeding, cramping, mood swing, interfere with daily activities are some facts about how women mostly remember the menstrual cycle. The...

Slovenian midwifery and nursing students’ knowledge and attitudes regarding fertility

In a small study among Slovenian students of the 1st and 3rd grade of nursing and midwifery, we researched their...

Preconception health and care challenges in Finland

Finland has been the leading country in good quality maternity and child care for decades. Public health nurses and midwives...

Bariatric surgery and preconception?!

Globally there is a trend in an increase in weight and Body Mass Index (BMI). This trend is also manifesting...

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