Health problems in pregnancy

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…

Getting Pregnant After 35: The truth about age and womens’ fertility

By Dr. Smita Vats, Gynaecology Fertility begins to rapidly decline after the age of 35. If you are above 35 and you are worrying that you might have lost your chance to be a mother, do not fret. Pregnancy after the age of 35 years is possible but it may take…

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…

Placental Abruption – Management, Risk Factors and Treatment

By Dr. Deepa Sethia, Gynaecology The placenta is an organ that develops within the uterus at the time of pregnancy for nourishment of the baby. Placental abruption is a complication wherein this placental lining peels away from the uterus, either completely or partially, prior to the delivery; characterized by symptoms such as…