pregnancy complications

Complicated Pregnancy – Know Some Common Complications!

By Dr. Archana Gupta, Gynaecology Pregnancy is considered to be one of the most challenging and important phases in the life of a woman. Pregnancy Complications are health problems that occur during pregnancy. They can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health, or both. Some women have health problems before they become pregnant that could…

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…

Constipation In Pregnancy – Tips To Deal With It!

By Dr. Pooja A Kundargi, 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 relax. There are muscles in your intestine which are responsible for churning…

Blood Clots In Pregnancy – How To Prevent It?

By Dr. Jyotsna Patel, Gynaecology Blood clots are a critical issue, and even more so when you are pregnant. During pregnancy, blood clots are serious concerns for you and your baby. Fortunately, they are rare during pregnancy and there is not much to worry about them. Normally, when you cut your finger,…

Constipation During Pregnancy – Ways To Deal With It!

By Dr. Rohan Palshetkar, 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 relax. There are muscles in your intestine which are responsible for churning food…

Complicated Pregnancy – Know Common Complications Faced!

By Dr. Nupur Gupta, Gynaecology Pregnancy is considered to be one of the most challenging and important phases in the life of a woman. Pregnancy Complications are health problems that occur during pregnancy. They can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health, or both. Some women have health problems before they become pregnant that could…

Diabetes In Pregnancy – Understand In Detail About It!

By Dr. Poonam Nautiyal, Gynaecology 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. The occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the newborn child to contract diabetes in early childhood.…

Pregnancy & Thyroid – How Are They Connected?

By Dr. Kulin R Shah, Endocrinology It is important for you to know how pregnancy affects your thyroid gland. The thyroid hormone plays an important role during pregnancy in the development of the baby and also regarding the health of the mother. If you suffer from thyroid problems during pregnancy, you should take medicines…

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…

Morning Sickness – How To Handle It In Pregnancy?

By Dr. Jaya Chhabra, 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…