healthy pregnancy

4 Types Of Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy

By Dr. Dimpy Irani, Gynaecology One of the most common conditions that women develop while pregnancy is hypertension. Research reveals that hypertensive disorders affect about 2% to 3% of women during pregnancy. Hypertensive disorders that affect pregnant women have been characterized into 4 types- 1. Chronic Hypertension- This category of hypertension in general precedes…

Depression During Pregnancy – Ways To Manage It!

By Dr. Aruna Muralidhar, Gynaecology Pregnancy is that wonderful and beautiful phase that most women rejoice about. However, many may find it hard to believe that pregnancy can bring with it a condition known as ‘antenatal depression’. This is a common condition in expecting mothers and should not be ignored. Depression during pregnancy like regular depression…

Know The Importance Of Preconception Counselling!

By Dr. Amit Kyal, Gynaecology Preconception counseling is consulting a medical professional to stay in good health during pregnancy and to avoid complications: be it related to physical, mental or emotional health. Preconception counseling is the perfect opportunity to prepare for events during your pregnancy and plan how you are going to…

How To Take Care Of Lactation During Pregnancy?

By Dr. Shanujeet Kaur, Gynaecology During the progressive stages of pregnancy and lactation, the psychological bearing, as well as the nutritional needs of the mother’s body, undergoes a wide range of changes. Keeping in mind the various perquisites of fetal care, the lifestyle of the mother also needs to adapt to several…

Constipation In Pregnancy – Tips To Deal With It!

By Dr. Pooja A Kundargi, 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 relax. There are muscles in your intestine which are responsible for churning…

Blood Clots In Pregnancy – How To Prevent It?

By Dr. Jyotsna Patel, 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 finger,…

Advanced Maternal Age & Down Syndrome!

By Dr. Seema Thakur, Gynaecology Pregnancy is a big decision for most people. You need to consider a number of factors before deciding to give birth to a child. Financial independence and career growth are some aspects that most women think about before conceiving. However, medical research has shown that waiting too…

Morning Sickness – How To Handle It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Jaya Chhabra, 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 of…

Sex – Is It Possible While You Are Pregnant?

By Dr. Smriti Uppal, Gynaecology Pregnancy can bring about major changes in a couple’s lives and lifestyle. Greater care needs to be taken even when it comes to regular activities. The Dos seems to reduce and the Don’ts seem to pile up. Many couples believe that sex during pregnancy is a big…

Is It Safe To Do Sex During Pregnancy?

By Dr. Pooja Mehta, Gynaecology Pregnancy can bring about major changes in a couple’s lives and lifestyle. Greater care needs to be taken even when it comes to regular activities. The Dos seems to reduce and the Don’ts seem to pile up. Many couples believe that sex during pregnancy is a big…