Healthy Pregnancy

Pre and Post Natal Women – How Physiotherapy Plays A Role!

By Dr Rajesh Pal , Physiotherapy Pregnancy comes with its host of hormonal shifts inside a woman’s body. With severe hormonal changes, you may complain of a number of bodily pains and aches. This is absolutely normal and can be treated through physiotherapy. Before you delve deep into the role of…

Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy – What To Know About It?

By Dr Surekha Jain , Gynaecology Vaginal bleeding at the time of pregnancy can be really scary. But it isn’t as severe always especially during the first trimester where bleeding is quite normal. Yet still it is necessary to take measures lest it smells of an imminent miscarriage or something that demands…

Promoting the Health of Mother and Baby During Pregnancy Using Ayurveda

By Dr B.D. Verma , Ayurveda Ayurveda deems pregnancy to be one of the most life changing experiences for a woman. Motherhood brings an exhilarating array of alterations in the life of a woman and ayurveda hails them all as some of the most spiritual experience. During the course of…

Bleeding During Early Pregnancy – Should You Worry?

By Dr Pranay Ghosh , Gynaecology Blood clots also known as thrombosis, occurs when the body creates cells called platelets to block the flow of blood. Clotting of blood is a necessary function for the body to be able to deal with small cuts or injuries. However, when blood clots…

How To Prevent Blood Clots During Pregnancy?

By Dr Rekha Thakur , Gynaecology Women during pregnancy are more prone to blood clots. The occurrence of blood clots during pregnancy is more commonly known as DVT or deep-vein thrombosis in the medical world. Deep-vein thrombosis refers to a condition in which blood clots form in the veins of the pelvic…

Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy: What’s Normal, What’s Not

By Dr Manisha Ranjan , Gynaecology Sudden bleeding during pregnancy can be a cause for worry. Bleeding could be a sign of an underlying condition; however, it isn’t always harmful. I. Bleeding in the First Trimester Bleeding is common among 20% women in the first twelve weeks during pregnancy. The moderate causes that…

False Labour Pain – How To Detect It?

By Dr Sanket Pisat , Gynaecology Also known as “false” labor pains, Braxton Hicks contractions usually occur before the actual labor sets in. Their purpose is to prepare the body for the process of giving birth as well as to endure the immense pain once the labor starts. Symptoms The…

10 Ayurvedic Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

By Dr Swapnil Prabhakar , Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, pregnancy and delivery can be the most rejuvenating experience of a women’s life, during which every cell of the mother’s body can be transformed. Unfortunately, in the west we did not get that memo and mothers often pay dearly with health concerns…

Childbirth Complications – What You Need To Know?

By Dr Parul Aggarwal , Gynaecology A pregnancy that has advanced without any problem can still develop complications during childbirth. Here are some of the most common complications— Prolonged Labour: This complication is common among first-time mothers. As the name suggests, the labour (the course of childbirth) lasts for a long time, which…

Is it really common to bleed during your first trimester?

By Virk Fertility Service Center , IVF Speciality The first twelve weeks of pregnancy are fraught with complications that lead to bleeding in most women. Though sometimes the bleeding may be harmless, other times it may need immediate treatment. There may be various reasons for the bleeding. Some of them are: Sudden…