Pregnancy care

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…

Common Gynaecology Problems Most Women Suffer From

By, Dr. Samriti Uppal, Gynaecology In addition to various problems concerned with day to day living, women also experience problems of the physical body especially gynaecology related. So, let’s discover the four down there woes that affect you and other women the most. 1. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) The calling cards…

Risk Of Diabetes In Pregnancy!!

By, Dr. Parimal Swamy, Diabetology There are two types of Diabetes which may occur during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 and together they form the most common complications to pregnant women. Occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the new born child to contract diabetes in early…

Getting Pregnant After 35: Age, Fertility, and What to Expect

By, Dr. Jasmine Kaur Dahyia, Gynaecology Fertility begins to rapidly decline after the age of 35. If you are above 35 and you are worrying that you might have lost your chance to be a mother, do not fret. You can get pregnant after your 30s, but it will take some…

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…