Pregnancy care

Morning Sickness – How To Administer It While You Are Pregnant?

By- Dr. Vandana Gupta,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…

A Healthy Pregnancy Guide For Conceiving Mothers!

By Dr. Sonica Chugh, General Physician 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…

How To Get Pregnant With PCOS?

By Dr. Mala Raj, Gynaecology Short for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, there’s actually a good chance someone you know has it. That’s because PCOS is one of the most common causes of female infertility, affecting one in 10 women of childbearing age. While this condition can make conception more challenging, there are many…

Braxton Hicks Contractions – How To Pick It?

By Dr. Surinder Kaur Gambhir, 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…

Morning Sickness During Pregnancy – How To Deal With It?

By Dr. Gursimran Dhaliwal, 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…

Know 4 Types Of Infection During Pregnancy!

By Dr. Anjali J Bapat, 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…

Thyroid Disease In Pregnancy!

By Motherhood,Gynaecology During pregnancy, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism become very common. The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that is situated in the anterior portion of the neck. Its function is to produce hormones that regulate the body’s metabolism, weight, temperature of the body and the nervous system. If you experience thyroid…

Pregnancy – Does It Increase The Risk Of Clotting?

By Dr. Tripti Raheja, Gynaecology, Deep Vein Thrombosis which is abbreviated as DVT is the medical condition characterized by formation of a blood clot within a deep seated vein. It has been observed that majority of pregnant women are quite prone to developing this particular condition. Around 80% of the women tend to develop deep…

How Can You Ensure a Healthy IVF Pregnancy?

By Dr. Vidushi Lakhanpal, Gynaecology, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is becoming more and more common among women who are unable to conceive children naturally. To explain the process simply, IVF is a method through which the egg and the sperm are fused, i.e. fertilized in a laboratory dish and then the embryo…

Pre and Post Natal Care: The Role of Physiotherapy

By Dr. Rajiv Mehta, Physiotherapy, Pregnancy comes with its host of hormonal shifts inside a woman’s body. With severe hormonal changes, you may complain of a number of bodily pains and aches. This is absolutely normal and can be treated through physiotherapy. Before you delve deep into the role of physiotherapy, let us…