Healthy Pregnancy

How To Prevent Deadly Blood Clots in Pregnancy?

By Dr. Rahul Manchanda, 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 region…

Ten Ayurvedic Pregnancy Tips!

By Dr. Satish Sawale, 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 after a…

Best Diet For Pregnant Women!

By Dr. Sangeeta Malik, Dietitian/Nutritionist Pregnancy can be a wonderful yet tricky experience for women. Many women go through a lot of health problems during or after their pregnancies. Here is a certain diet that pregnant women must follow in order to stay healthy and have a healthy pregnancy: Red-light foods - During your…

Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy

By Dr. Anjuli Dixit, Gynaecology During pregnancy, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism become very common. The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that is situated in the anterior portion of the neck. Its function is to produce hormones that regulate the body’s metabolism, weight, temperature of the body and the nervous system. If you…

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…