Healthy Pregnancy

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…

How to Control on Obesity During Pregnancy

By Dr. Ashwini Talpe, 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 the time you shed off those…

What is Ectopic Pregnancy and How to Deal with it?

By Dr. Archana A Prabhu, Gynaecology Ectopic pregnancy is a rare and very serious complication during pregnancy wherein the fertilized egg implants outside the uterus. The most common symptoms of ectopic pregnancy are excessive pain, cramps, bleeding from the vagina, dizziness and nausea. In almost all cases, it causes severe internal bleeding…

Ways To Induce Labor: Medical and Natural Ways

By Dr. Deepa Sethia, Gynaecology Your due date is an estimation of when the baby would be ‘stepping’ into the world. Majority of women give birth to healthy babies a couple of weeks after or prior to the presumed date. In case one has completed the 39th week of her pregnancy, she…

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…