healthy pregnancy

What is Ectopic Pregnancy and How to Deal with it?

By Dr. Archana A Prabhu, 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 bleeding…

Ways To Induce Labor: Medical and Natural Ways

By Dr. Deepa Sethia, Gynaecology Your due date is an estimation of when the baby would be ‘stepping’ into the world. Majority of women give birth to healthy babies a couple of weeks after or prior to the presumed date. In case one has completed the 39th week of her pregnancy, she…

How To Prevent Deadly Blood Clots in Pregnancy?

By Dr. Rahul Manchanda, Gynaecology Women during pregnancy are more prone to blood clots. The occurrence of blood clots during pregnancy is more commonly known as DVT or deep-vein thrombosis in the medical world. Deep-vein thrombosis refers to a condition in which blood clots form in the veins of the pelvic region…

Ten Ayurvedic Pregnancy Tips!

By Dr. Satish Sawale, Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, pregnancy and delivery can be the most rejuvenating experience of a women’s life, during which every cell of the mother’s body can be transformed. Unfortunately, in the west we did not get that memo and mothers often pay dearly with health concerns after a…

Best Diet For Pregnant Women!

By Dr. Sangeeta Malik, Dietitian/Nutritionist Pregnancy can be a wonderful yet tricky experience for women. Many women go through a lot of health problems during or after their pregnancies. Here is a certain diet that pregnant women must follow in order to stay healthy and have a healthy pregnancy: Red-light foods - During your…

Most Common Pregnancy Complications

By Dr. Neha Lalla, 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 become…

How To Deal With Placental Insufficiency?

By Dr. Archana A Prabhu, 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 which…

Premature Labor (Preterm Labor) Signs, Causes, and Treatments

By Dr. Astha Dayal, Gynaecology Premature labor is also called preterm labor. It’s when your body starts getting ready for birth too early in your pregnancy. Labor is premature if it starts more than three weeks before your due date. Premature labor can lead to an early birth. But the good news…

All About Miscarriage

By Dr Jyoti Bhaskar, Gynaecology Miscarriage refers to a pregnancy that has ended prematurely, within 20 weeks. Research shows that around 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriages. Chemical pregnancies cause 50-75% of all miscarriages. The condition happens when a pregnancy is lost not long after implantation, bringing about bleeding…

Folic Acid, Calcium and Iron – Healthy Pregnancy

By Dr. Mohan Krishna Raut , Gynaecology Some of the most important nutrients for the health of a mother and the growth of a baby are folic acid, calcium and iron. These nutrients are discussed below: Folic Acid- Folic acid, also known as folate, is an important source of Vitamin B which…