complications in pregnancy

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…

What Are Some Common Complications Of Pregnancy?

  By Dr. G.K. Bedi, 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…

Important Do’s and Don’ts About Sleeping During Pregnancy

By Dr. Apoorva Pallam Reddy,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 and…

What You Need to Know About Giving Birth by Cesarean Section

By Dr. Shaivalini Kamarapu, Gynaecology Babies can enter this world in one of two ways: Pregnant women can have either a vaginal birth or a surgical delivery by Caesarean section, but the ultimate goal is to safely give birth to a healthy baby. A C-section, or Caesarean section is a surgical procedure…

Signs of False Labor: Are Your Contractions Real?

  By Dr. Purnima , 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 features of these contractions are…

Life Threatening Complications During Pregnancy and Delivery

By Dr. Nalini Gupta, IVF Speciality During pregnancy, the body of a woman undergoes a host of changes that entail numerable complications. Though some of these complications do subside on their own, few can be life-threatening. Some of Life Threatening Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth are- 1. Bleeding: This is one of the most…