Health problems in pregnancy

Know How Homeopathy Can Help In Pregnancy!

By Dr. Ananda Kumar Pingali, Homeopathy Over the years, homeopathy has proved to be extremely safe and effective in treating various ailments. Homeopathy has a ready remedy for almost all problems and for people across all age groups. Various homeopathic medicines have proved to be particularly beneficial for pregnant women. Some of…

Thyroid Disease And Pregnancy – How To Manage It?

By Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir, 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…

Can Complications In Pregnancy Be Life Threatening?

By Dr. Ruchi Malhotra, 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 common…

Bleeding During Pregnancy – What’s Normal, What’s Not!

By Dr. Meera Sethi,Gynaecology Sudden bleeding during pregnancy can be a cause for worry. Bleeding could be a sign of an underlying condition; however, it isn’t always harmful. I. Bleeding in the First Trimester Bleeding is common among 20% women in the first twelve weeks during pregnancy. The moderate causes that induce…

Risk Of Diabetes In Pregnancy!!

By, Dr. Parimal Swamy, Diabetology There are two types of Diabetes which may occur during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 and together they form the most common complications to pregnant women. Occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the new born child to contract diabetes in early…

Insight On C Section Delivery

By Dr. Sameer Pahlajani, IVF Speciality 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…

Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans: An Overview

By Dr. Seema Jain, Gynaecology An ultrasound test transmits sound waves of very high frequency through the abdomen via a transducer (a device used to get a view of the interior of the abdomen). With the prenatal ultrasound, the resonance is recorded and then transformed into photographic images or video of…

Ectopic Pregnancy – What Is It and How To Deal With It?

By Dr. Yuthika Bajpai Sharma, 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…

Placental Insufficiency – How To Deal With It?

By Dr. Yuthika Bajpai Sharma, Gynaecology The placenta is an organ in your body which grows in your womb during pregnancy. Placental insufficiency, also known as placental dysfunction, is a rare but grievous pregnancy complication. It usually occurs when the placenta under-develops or is damaged. It is a blood flow disorder…

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…