pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes – Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr. S.K.Tandon , General Physician Gestational Diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs at the time of pregnancy. It is possible to have a normal delivery even if you suffer from the disorder with the help of appropriate consultation with your doctor and the regulation of the blood sugar level.…

Infertility in Women: Causes, Diagnosis, Risks, Treatments

By Dr. Rajeev Agarwal, IVF Speciality Infertility is the incapability of a couple to conceive after indulging in unprotected sex multiple times over a long period. It can also be referred to as the biological inability of a man to cause conception or a woman to conceive as well as being unable…

Pregnancy, Motherhood and Ayurvedic Infertility Treatment

By Dr. Suneet V Shende, Ayurveda Ayurveda is a holistic method of treatment that is natural and free from side effects unlike conventional treatment methods. These treatments focus on getting rid of the cause of the disease instead of just treating the symptoms. The factors that are responsible for the birth of…

Pre and Post Pregnancy Diet

By Dr. Kanchan Patwardhan, Dietitian/Nutritionist Nutrition should always be a priority, but when you are having a baby it becomes even more important. At this period in your life, it is vital to stick to good health habits. Ensuring you receive all of the nutrients your body needs will help to promote…

How to Control on Obesity During Pregnancy

By Dr. Ashwini Talpe, Gynaecology Being overweight during pregnancy is a very common problem; more than 50% of pregnant women have a BMI (body mass index) greater than 25, a count that is attributed to being overweight. If you are one of them, know that it is the time you shed off those…

Ten Ayurvedic Pregnancy Tips!

By Dr. Satish Sawale, Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, pregnancy and delivery can be the most rejuvenating experience of a women’s life, during which every cell of the mother’s body can be transformed. Unfortunately, in the west we did not get that memo and mothers often pay dearly with health concerns after a…

Pregnancy with PCOS

By Dr. Radhika Kandula , 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…

Does Quality of Eggs Affect IVF Treatment

By Dr. Shweta Goswami, Gynaecology The concept of egg quality of a woman is derived from the belief that the embryo implantation probability is powerfully related to the age and ovarian reserve of the woman. Thus, it is regarded that the quality of the egg is almost synonymous with the chances of…

Childbirth Complications

By Dr. Sunitha Ilinani, Gynaecology A pregnancy that has advanced without any problem can still develop complications during childbirth. Here are some of the most common complications— Prolonged Labour: This complication is common among first-time mothers. As the name suggests, the labour (the course of childbirth) lasts for a long time, which puts the…

Depression and Teenage Pregnancy

By Dr. Rupali Shivalkar, Psychiatry Research has suggested that childbearing is not the primary cause of psychological distress amongst teenagers. When the levels of depression are compared, the number of teenage mothers are significantly higher than the number of adult mothers or other teenagers. However, the underlying cause of depression does not…