pregnancy

Depression During Pregnancy – Ways To Manage It!

By Dr. Aruna Muralidhar, Gynaecology Pregnancy is that wonderful and beautiful phase that most women rejoice about. However, many may find it hard to believe that pregnancy can bring with it a condition known as ‘antenatal depression’. This is a common condition in expecting mothers and should not be ignored. Depression during pregnancy like regular depression…

How To Take Care Of Lactation During Pregnancy?

By Dr. Shanujeet Kaur, Gynaecology During the progressive stages of pregnancy and lactation, the psychological bearing, as well as the nutritional needs of the mother’s body, undergoes a wide range of changes. Keeping in mind the various perquisites of fetal care, the lifestyle of the mother also needs to adapt to several…

Advanced Maternal Age & Down Syndrome!

By Dr. Seema Thakur, Gynaecology Pregnancy is a big decision for most people. You need to consider a number of factors before deciding to give birth to a child. Financial independence and career growth are some aspects that most women think about before conceiving. However, medical research has shown that waiting too…

Nutritional Requirements Of Lactation Mothers!

By Dr. Priyanka Yadav, Gynaecology During the progressive stages of pregnancy and lactation, the psychological bearing, as well as the nutritional needs of the mother’s body, undergoes a wide range of changes. Keeping in mind the various perquisites of fetal care, the lifestyle of the mother also needs to adapt to several…

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…

Know Tips To Deal With Heartburn During Pregnancy!

By Dr. Prajakta Ahire, Gynaecology Heartburn is not an uncommon problem during pregnancy. More than 50% of women get heartburn during pregnancy. This is especially common for women who are in the third or second trimesters of the pregnancy. It is also highly likely that you may harm your baby if you…

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…

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…

Sex In pregnancy – Debunk The Myths!

By Dr. Rashmi Chaudhary, Gynaecology It is quite obvious that you need to have sex if you are looking to get pregnant naturally. Though there are certainly other ways by which you can get pregnant but that is not our concern right now. The thing that concerns a lot of couples is…

Vaginal Infection During Pregnancy – Know Its Causes!

By Dr. Prajakta Ahire, 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 kinds,…