Healthy Pregnancy

Most Common Pregnancy Complications

By Dr. Neha Lalla, Gynaecology Pregnancy is considered to be one of the most challenging and important phases in the life of a woman. Pregnancy Complications are health problems that occur during pregnancy. They can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health or both. Some women have health problems before they become…

Blood Clot in Early Pregnancy

By Dr. Sunitha Ilinani, 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 occur internally due…

How To Deal With Placental Insufficiency?

By Dr. Archana A Prabhu, Gynaecology The placenta is an organ in your body which grows in your womb during pregnancy. Placental insufficiency, also known as placental dysfunction, is a rare but grievous pregnancy complication. It usually occurs when the placenta under-develops or is damaged. It is a blood flow disorder which…

Placental Abruption – Management, Risk Factors and Treatment

By Dr. Deepa Sethia, Gynaecology The placenta is an organ that develops within the uterus at the time of pregnancy for nourishment of the baby. Placental abruption is a complication wherein this placental lining peels away from the uterus, either completely or partially, prior to the delivery; characterized by symptoms such as…

Bleeding During The First Months Of Pregnancy, What To Do?

By Dr. Aastha Gupta, Gynaecologist & IVF 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 hormonal…

Premature Labor (Preterm Labor) Signs, Causes, and Treatments

By Dr. Astha Dayal, Gynaecology Premature labor is also called preterm labor. It’s when your body starts getting ready for birth too early in your pregnancy. Labor is premature if it starts more than three weeks before your due date. Premature labor can lead to an early birth. But the good news…

Health and Pregnancy: Nutrition and Fitness

By Dt Silky Mahajan, Dietitian/Nutritionist Nutrition and fitness during pregnancy are emphasized upon because they affect health of both the mother and the child. Many women stop exercising during pregnancy; however, doctors advice eating whole foods and doing light exercises as they will keep you fit during your pregnancy phase. Here are…

All About Miscarriage

By Dr Jyoti Bhaskar, Gynaecology Miscarriage refers to a pregnancy that has ended prematurely, within 20 weeks. Research shows that around 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriages. Chemical pregnancies cause 50-75% of all miscarriages. The condition happens when a pregnancy is lost not long after implantation, bringing about bleeding…

Homeopathy for Problems During & After PREGNANCY

By Dr. Neha Gupta , Homeopathy High quality prenatal care is the foundation for the good health of both mother and baby. This is achieved by combining the best of both orthodox and complementary therapies. The principles of homeopathic medicine explain the reasons behind the odd cravings and food aversions of pregnancy.…

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

By Dr. Gunjan Gupta Govil, 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…