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This blog is especially for all the expectant mothers out there, especially those who are in their third trimester and are wondering, “what are the sure signs that labor is 24 to 48 hours away?” You may be thrilled, curious, and worried at the same time to know when you can hold your little babies in your arms and get relieved from the nine months of heartburn, nausea, weight gain, swollen ankles, etc. There must be a reason why most women try different ways to get their labor started despite knowing it’s going to hurt a lot.
- Posted: September 28, 2021Read more »
Have you ever heard about chemical pregnancies? What is a chemical pregnancy? What causes it, what are it's signs and symptoms, and how is it diagnosed and treated? If you’re looking for the answers to these questions, keep reading. It may be frustrating and confusing when you get your period a week within a positive pregnancy test. It is what is called a chemical pregnancy, and it is way more common than you might believe.
- Posted: September 08, 2021Read more »
Also called nonreassuring fetal status, fetal distress is the term medical professionals use to refer to a condition when a fetus is not receiving adequate oxygen during pregnancy or labor. Fetal distress is an indication that the baby in the womb may not be doing well. When a baby is in distress, they may need immediate intervention such as delivery by C-section or specific methods of intrauterine resuscitation. When left untreated, fetal distress can lead to more serious injuries such as hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
- Posted: May 01, 2021Read more »
Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication that includes hypertension, protein in urine during and after delivery, along with low clotting factors(platelets and WBC). All of these indicate a threat to kidney or liver function. If preeclampsia is left untreated, it can lead to severe complications or even fatal for both the mother and the baby. In the case of preeclampsia, the best way of treatment is delivery of the baby. Even after the delivery of the baby, the mother will still take time to get better.
- Posted: April 22, 2021Read more »
Hysterectomy refers to a surgical procedure for removing a woman's uterus. The uterus also called the womb, is where a baby develops when a woman is pregnant. The uterus lining is the source of menstrual blood. You may require a hysterectomy for several reasons. It may be performed to treat many chronic pain conditions as well as certain types of infections and even cancer.
- Posted: March 25, 2021Read more »
Lots of emotions accompany a positive pregnancy test depending upon whether you are trying to conceive or not. But, one more thing could be emotional as well as perplexing - a false positive pregnancy test. Surprisingly, a false positive pregnancy test is way more common than you think, particularly today with highly sensitive over-the-counter tests.
- Posted: March 20, 2021Read more »
So, you’re finally pregnant after trying for several months? After steering clear all the queries regarding whether your baby is developing as expected, one more thing can strike your mind - and that’s can you still have sex while keeping the baby safe? Certainly, if your gynecologist signals that there are no complications in your pregnancy, you can enjoy pleasant intercourse till your water breaks.
- Posted: February 12, 2021Read more »
Pregnancy causes significant changes in the levels of hormones created by the thyroid gland. For this reason, thyroid problems may sometimes start or worsen during or after pregnancy. The Thyroid gland produces T3 and T4 hormones, which regulate metabolism. When the thyroid gland becomes incapable of making sufficient thyroid hormones, this is termed as an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism.
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How can you determine whether your baby in the womb is healthy or unhealthy? In this blog, we will discuss the signs of a healthy pregnancy and an unhealthy pregnancy. If you observe any unhealthy pregnancy symptoms listed here, kindly consult your doctor and minimize your chances of a miscarriage. Every parent wishes to have a healthy baby and make every possible effort for the same.