Pregnancy care

How to Deal With Constipation During Pregnancy?

By Dr Anita Gupta, 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 relaxes. There are muscles in your intestine which are responsible for churning food…

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Pregnancy

  By Bourn Hall Fertility Centre , IVF Speciality Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by the growth of tiny cysts (or sac-shaped structures) on the ovaries which become enlarged as a result of this disorder. It also results in excess androgen secretion in women. Since androgen is a “male hormone”, which…

Prevent Blood Clots During Pregnancy!!

By Dr. Anuradha Khurana, 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…

Sex during pregnancy: How to stay safe and have fun

By Dr. Vikas Deshmukh, Sexology You have sex to get pregnant- no surprise there. But what about sex during pregnancy? Is it safe? Or is it better to not indulge in any action between the sheets when you are pregnant. Some couples find that pregnancy is a time for great sex. For…

Sex During Pregnancy – Is It Actually Risky?

By Dr. Amita Chaudhari, Gynaecology 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 a big…

Morning Sickness During Pregnancy – How To Deal With It?

By Dr. Sunita Chavan, Gynaecology Morning sickness during pregnancy is not at all a rare problem. 90% of pregnant women experience some type of nausea or vomiting during their pregnancy. This is actually a symptom that you are having a perfectly healthy baby and it usually disappears around the fourth month of…

Cesarean Section (C-Section) Birth, Delivery And Recovery!!

By Dr. Indu Taneja ,  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 Cesarean section, is the delivery…

5 Most Important Do’s And Don’ts About Sleeping During Pregnancy!

By Dr Sandhya Mishra, IVF Speciality Pregnancy induces certain hormonal changes in the body and in order to maintain good health, one needs to abide by some conditions when it comes to sleep. During the gestation period, a lot of calories get burned in the process of gestation, resulting in drowsiness and…

Morning Sickness During Pregnancy – Ways to Deal With It!

  By Dr Manisha Tomar, Gynaecology Morning sickness during pregnancy is not at all a rare problem. 90% of pregnant women experience some type of nausea or vomiting during their pregnancy. This is actually a symptom that you are having a perfectly healthy baby and it usually disappears around the fourth month…