pregnancy

Thyroid Problem While Pregnant – How To Tackle It?

By Dr. Neelima Mantri, 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…

Constipation During Pregnancy – How To Deal With It?

By Dr. Gursimran Dhaliwal, 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…

Pregnancy – Know Health Diet For It!

By M.B Hospital, Gynaecology The moment you realize that you are going to be a mummy a lot of people start advising about healthy eating. What exactly is a healthy plan for pregnant women? It is very important for the mother to eat a balanced diet. Aiming to eat a healthy and balanced…

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) – How Does It Help In Achieving Pregnancy?

By Dr. Mangala Devi, IVF Speciality There are many reasons leading to infertility, but one of the main causes is the inability of the sperm to travel all the way up to the uterus to fertilize an egg. This is caused by defective sperms and could be due to poor sperm quality, poor…

Managing Teeth Problem While Pregnant!

By Dr. Anupreet Kaur Choudhury, Dentistry Some women have dental problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, during pregnancy. The increase of hormones during pregnancy can affect the response of the body to plaque, which is the layer of germs on the teeth. It is not true that the teeth are automatically damaged due to…

Everything You Need To Know About C-Section Delivery!

By Dr. Garima Kaur, Gynaecology Babies can enter this world in one of two ways: Pregnant women can have either a vaginal birth or a surgical delivery by Caesarean section, but the ultimate goal is to safely give birth to a healthy baby. A C-section or Caesarean section is a surgical procedure…

Can STDs Cause Birth Defects?

By Dr. Shobhit Tandon, Sexology Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs are serious complications irrespective of whether you are pregnant or not. But in case you are pregnant, complications are higher. In this case your baby is affected along with you. And for some STDs, like HIV/AIDS, conditions may be incurable or even…

Is It Normal To Bleed While Pregnancy?

By Dr. Ranu Patni, Gynaecology Sudden bleeding during pregnancy can be a cause for worry. Bleeding could be a sign of an underlying condition; however, it isn’t always harmful. I. Bleeding in the First Trimester Bleeding is common among 20% women in the first twelve weeks during pregnancy. The moderate causes that induce…

Planning To Get Pregnant – Know The Importance Of Preconception Counselling!

By Dr. Gunjan Bhola, Gynaecology Preconception counseling is consulting a medical professional to stay to stay in good health during pregnancy and to avoid complications: be it related to physical, mental or emotional health. Preconception counseling is the perfect opportunity to prepare for events during your pregnancy and plan how you are…

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss – All You Should Know!

By Dr. Puja Sharma, Gynaecology Recurrent pregnancy loss is termed as the occurrence of three or more miscarriages. Recently, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has altered the definition and limited the number of miscarriages to two. A pregnancyloss can only be termed so if the pregnancy is clinically recognized and is ends involuntarily…