Pregnancy care

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…

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…