- 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.
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Pregnancy is an amazing time that fills the couple with immense joy and happiness. They are very excited to welcome their new family member. However, it is also a time of a significant change in a woman’s body due to an increase in the hormone levels and the development of the baby. Pregnant women need to take extra care of themselves during this special moment to ensure that they have the healthiest pregnancy possible.
- Posted: November 23, 2020Read more »
Many trans and nonbinary people who take gender-affirming hormone therapy think that they no longer require birth control. However, hormone therapy alone cannot prevent pregnancy in trans and nonbinary people. Menstruation ceases for most trans men and non-binary people who were Assigned Female At Birth (AFAB) after taking testosterone therapy for a couple of months. However, ovulation can still occur - even if they never have a period.
- Posted: September 26, 2020Read more »
We all know that pregnancy alters your body and mind - morning sickness, strange food cravings, swollen ankles, extreme mood swings, and whatnot! But specific weird symptoms of pregnancy can leave you stressful and embarrassed. What are they? Read on the blog and find out. You will also come across some of the hacks that you can consider and minimize your incidents of embarrassment.
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If you're a woman and older 35 years and planning to have a baby, you're in the right place. There are many women who are delaying their pregnancy well into their 30s and beyond, and they do deliver healthy babies. Taking special care of yourself could help give your baby the best start. The risk of pregnancy loss is higher for older women. The risk of pregnancy loss, by miscarriage or by stillbirth, increases as you grow older, perhaps due to some pre-existing medical conditions or certain foetal chromosomal abnormalities.