• Third Trimester (29 TO 40 Weeks or Till Delivery)

    Third Trimester of Pregnancy (29 TO 40 WEEKS OR TILL DELIVERY) By the time the third trimester begins, you already have gone through two-third of the journey. But the baby inside still has a lot to be grown. Looking at your tummy you may feel that there is little scope…

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  • Second Trimester (14 TO 28 WEEKS)

    SECOND TRIMESTER (14 TO 28 WEEKS) The second trimester is, for many women, the easiest three months of pregnancy. It is called the honeymoon period of pregnancy. As one enters the second trimester of pregnancy, the morning sickness and fatigue should be fading, leaving one feeling more energetic and like…

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  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasound Ultrasound is a prenatal diagnostic evaluation offered to all pregnant women. It uses sound waves to show a basic outline of your baby inside the womb itself, which is indeed a special moment, as it’s the singular time ‘mom to be’ to gets “see” her baby. Ultrasound has become…

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  • Know Your Pregnancy

    The pregnancy is divided into three trimesters (Three month periods) for easy description. FIRST TRIMESTER (0 TO 13 WEEKS ) It begins from the time of your last menstrual period and by the time you miss your period and come to know that you are pregnant you are already 4…

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  • Tired of Waiting to be a Parent? It’s time to Visit a Gynecologist

    Have you been waiting for long for that stork to come knocking at your door with your bundle of joy? Have you and your partner managing your schedules to accommodate the dates belted out by your ovulation calendar, but nothing seems to make those two red lines appear? If you…

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  • Recurrent Pregnancy Losses – Causes & Treatment

    Doctor this is my third miscarriage. What should I do…. Mrs. Anita* (name changed) was ecstatic when after two previous early miscarriages her pregnancy seemed to be progressing normally till the 4th month when the ultrasound showed that the baby had stopped growing at around 9th week of pregnancy and…

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  • Postpartum Depression and Baby Blues

    Some of the emotions of baby blues can overlap with postpartum depression for example, all new mothers cry. But if you cry all day, for many days, and are unable to function because you are crying too much then you need help. It's not what you are feeling, necessarily. It's…

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  • Labour Pains

      Every pregnant patient needs to know what is labour, the type of pains and their character so as to understand the whole process which makes her mentally prepared to take the uphill task ahead. There are various pains seen during “normal pregnancy” which the lady should know and thus…

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  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Definition: Fetal alcohol syndrome refers to the signs and symptoms manifested in the fetus due to fetal injury resulting from alcohol consumption by the mother. Cause: Alcohol consumption by mother. Effects are related to: Type of alcohol consumed. Quantity of alcohol consumed. Maternal age. Trimester in which fetus is exposed.…

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  • Anemia in pregnancy

    efinition: According to WHO guidelines – Haemoglobin level < 11.0 g in pregnancy. Indian standard – Haemoglobin level less than 10.5 g Cause: Iron deficiency Anaemia Dietary deficiency Worm infestations Repeated pregnancies at short intervals Megaloblastic Anaemia – commonly due to folic acid deficiency in pregnancy Thalassemias Hemoglobinopathy – Inherent…

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