High blood pressure in 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…

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH) – Must Know Things About It!

By Dr. Renu Keshan Mathur, Gynaecology The pressure of blood vessels in the body is referred to as blood pressure. It is essentially the measure of the force of the blood while it travels through the vessels. Doctors measure it with a blood pressure device and a stethoscope. A reading higher than…

Hypertension And Pregnancy!

By Dr. Santosh Daphale, 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…

Hypertension And Pregnancy: Here Are The Facts!

By Dr. Tejaswi Kamble Kamble,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…

C-Sections – Giving Birth by Cesarean Section

By Dr (Mrs.) Pulkit Nandwani , Gynaecology Babies can enter this world in one of two ways: Pregnant women can have either a vaginal birth or a surgical delivery by Caesarean section, but the ultimate goal is to safely give birth to a healthy baby. A C-section, or Caesarean section is a…

Hypertension and Pregnancy: Know the Facts!

By Paras Bliss , Mother and Child Care Hypertension is one of the most adverse health conditions of our times. It is estimated that approximately 20 % of world population suffers from hypertension (also referred to as High Blood Pressure). Hypertension requires special care in certain situations. Pregnancy is one such situation.…