Healthy Pregnancy

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…

What are some common complications during labor and delivery?

By Dr Pranay Ghosh , 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,…

Bleeding During Early Pregnancy – Should You Worry?

By Dr Amit Patil , 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…

Homeopathy: Safe Medicine During Pregnancy and Labor

By Dr Archana Agarwal , Homeopathy Over the years, homeopathy has proved to be extremely safe and effective in treating various ailments. Made from natural substance, homeopathy has a ready remedy for almost all problems and for people across all age groups. Various homeopathic medicines have proved to be particularly…

Know More About Braxton Hicks Contractions!

By Dr Jaideep Malhotra , IVF Speciality When you decide to give motherhood a chance and prepare yourself to bring a life into the world, you may also have to prepare yourself for a lot of changes to your lifestyle and health. You may go through bodily changes that you…

How To Live A Healthy Life With HIV?

By Dr. Pravin Patel Vijay Patel, General Physician The human immunodeficiency virus, better known as HIV, is a lentivirus (a specific type of virus) which overtime causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). HIV spreads when an infected person engages in intercourse or through infected blood transfusions. The common symptoms in HIV patients…

Control Obesity During Pregnancy!!

By Dr. Meera Sethi, Gynaecology Being overweight during pregnancy is a very common problem; more than 50% of pregnant women have a BMI (body mass index) greater than 25, a count that is attributed to being overweight. If you are one of them, know that it is time you shed off those…