healthy pregnancy

Heartburn – How To Manage It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Juri Khanikar, Gynaecology Heartburn is not an uncommon problem during pregnancy. More than 50% of women get 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 you…

Planning Pregnancy – A Guide Through All Trimesters!

By Dr. Gauri Valame, Gynaecology There are three stages of caring for an expecting mother: prenatal, intranatal, postnatal care. This is essential to ensure smooth pregnancy and labor and to keep the mother healthy after giving birth. This care is a combined effort between the doctor and the expectant couple. Here are a…

Infections During Pregnancy – Know Of Its Types!

By Dr. Jayanti Kamat, 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,…

Complicated Pregnancy – Know Some Common Complications!

By Dr. Archana Gupta, 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…

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,…