healthy pregnancy

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…

Common Dental Problems During Pregnancy

By Dr Diksha Tahilramani Batra, Dentistry Some women have dental problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, during pregnancy. The increase of hormones during pregnancy can affect the response of the body to plaque, which is the layer of germs on the teeth. It is not true that the teeth are…

Diet Plan In Pregnancy

By Dt Zubeda Tumbi , Dietitian/Nutritionist Pregnancy is one of the most important phases in a woman’s life and it is at this time, that proper maintenance of health is of utmost importance; not only for the mother but also for the health of the fetus. What you eat during pregnancy is…

Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

      By Dr. Alok Kumar, Homeopathy For most women, pregnancy is one of the most exciting times of their lives – they positively ‘bloom.’ However for others, the nine months of pregnancy can pose some niggling health challenges including falling pregnant in the first instance. Homeopaths generally view the pregnancy…

Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy

By Dr. Bindu Srivastava, Gynaecology Vaginal bleeding at the time of pregnancy can be really scary. But it isn’t as severe always especially during the first trimester where bleeding is quite normal. Yet still it is necessary to take measures lest it smells of an imminent miscarriage or something that demands an…

Blood Clots During Pregnancy: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

By Dr. Nupur Gupta , 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…