complications in pregnancy

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) In Pregnancy!

By Dr. Amol Lunkad, Gynaecology,  Deep Vein Thrombosis which is abbreviated as DVT is the medical condition characterized by formation of a blood clot within a deep seated vein. It has been observed that majority of pregnant women are quite prone to developing this particular condition. Around 80% of the women tend to develop deep…

5 Ways To Deal With Heartburn During Pregnancy

By Dr. Anil Chittake, Gynaecology Heartburn is not an uncommon problem during pregnancy. More than 50% of women get a heartburn during pregnancy. This is especially common for women who are in the third or second trimesters of the pregnancy. It is also highly likely that you may harm your baby…

Symptoms And Prevention Of Blood Clots During Pregnancy

By, Dr. Jayanti Kamat, Gynaecology Blood clots are a critical issue, and even more so when you are pregnant. During pregnancy, blood clots are serious concerns for you and your baby. Fortunately, they are rare during pregnancy and there is not much to worry about them. Normally, when you cut your…

Placenta Previa: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

By Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, IVF Speciality Placenta Previa is a condition in pregnancy in which the placenta grows in the lowest part of the uterus and in result covers the whole opening to the cervix (the opening that leads to vagina). This obstruction causes abnormalities in the baby at the time…

Everything You Need To Know About Prenatal Diagnosis!

By Dr. Surekha Jain, Gynaecology Prenatal diagnosis includes a number of techniques that can capture the condition and health of an unborn fetus. Without a prenatal diagnosis, there could be the uncalled situation for the yet-to-be-born. This diagnosis can actively help in managing the remaining weeks for pregnancy, determining the outcome,…

How to Deal With Morning Sickness During Pregnancy?

By Dr. Rita Bakshi, Gynaecology Morning sickness during pregnancy is not at all a rare problem. 90% of pregnant women experience some type of nausea or vomiting during their pregnancy. This is actually a symptom that you are having a perfectly healthy baby and it usually disappears around the fourth month…

Constipation During Pregnancy – Ways to Deal With It!

By Dr. Papolu Rama Devi, Gynaecology In a recent study, it was said that around 75% of women experience constipation during pregnancy. This is basically triggered by hormonal changes. When a woman’s progesterone levels rise, the muscles in her body relaxes. There are muscles in your intestine which are responsible for…

Sleeping During Pregnancy – Important Do’s and Don’ts About It!

By Dr. Papolu Rama Devi, Gynaecology Pregnancy induces certain hormonal changes in the body and in order to maintain good health, one needs to abide by some conditions when it comes to sleep. During the gestation period, a lot of calories get burned in the process of gestation, resulting in drowsiness…

Heartburn During Pregnancy – How to Deal With It?

By Dr. Papolu Rama Devi, Gynaecology Heartburn is not an uncommon problem during pregnancy. More than 50% of women get a heartburn during pregnancy. This is especially common for women who are in the third or second trimesters of the pregnancy. It is also highly likely that you may harm your…

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Pregnancy – What to Expect!

By Dr. Mukti Sethi, 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 many…