Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy with PCOS

By Dr. Radhika Kandula , Gynaecology Short for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, there’s actually a good chance someone you know has it. That’s because PCOS is one of the most common causes of female infertility, affecting one in 10 women of childbearing age. While this condition can make conception more challenging, there are…

Does Quality of Eggs Affect IVF Treatment

By Dr. Shweta Goswami, Gynaecology The concept of egg quality of a woman is derived from the belief that the embryo implantation probability is powerfully related to the age and ovarian reserve of the woman. Thus, it is regarded that the quality of the egg is almost synonymous with the chances of…

Childbirth Complications

By Dr. Sunitha Ilinani, 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 puts the…

Miscarriage: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr. Amrapali Dixit, Gynaecology Miscarriage is the early loss of foetus within 20 weeks of pregnancy. It is also known as ‘spontaneous abortion’. According to research, about 20-30% of the pregnancies end in miscarriage. Out of the total number of miscarriages 80% of them end within 12 weeks of pregnancy. Miscarriages…

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…