healthy pregnancy

Sex During Pregnancy – What You Need To Know?

By New Manak Healthcare Hospital, Multi Speciality 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…

Contractions – How To Pick One?

By Dr. Preeti Kale, 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…

Must Do Exercises During Pregnancy!

By Dr. Mukta Rayate, Gynaecology Advice for an expectant mother is plentiful to come around from family and friends. While it may be well intentional, it may not be the best advice possible. One of the things most people would advise is to avoid exercising as it may affect the health of…

Heartburn During Pregnancy? Know How To Treat It!

By Dr. Sabita Girish,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 baby if…

Diabetes In Pregnancy – Know The Risks!

By Dr. Sabita Girish,Gynaecology 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 childhood.…

What Makes Being Pregnant Complicated?

By Dr. Pooja Mehta, 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 pregnant that could…

Blood Clots During Pregnancy – Know The Symptoms!

By Motherhood,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 or legs.…

Hypertension and Pregnancy: Know the Facts!

By Motherhood,Gynaecology Blood pressure can be defined as how hard the blood pushes itself against the walls of the artery when the heart beats. A considerable amount of pressure is required for the circulation of blood throughout the body, but an excess can really cause complications. A blood pressure count above…

Infections During Pregnancy – What Causes Them?

By Motherhood,Gynaecology Vaginal infections during pregnancy are not difficult to diagnose once they start showing symptoms. Constant vaginal discharge is often not a good sign. An abnormal increase in the hormone level of the body makes it even more susceptible to contract vaginal infections. It is usually of four kinds, with individually…

Pregnancy Diet & Nutrition: What to Eat, What Not to Eat

By Dt. Sangita Chatterjee Bisoyi, Homeopathy Pregnancy is the happiest moment in a woman’s life. It can also be very stressful and tedious. Whatever an expecting mother eats during pregnancy is her child’s only source of nourishment. Therefore, it is important for an expecting mother to consume healthy beverages and foods for…