Medical Abortion

Abortion is defined as an interruption or threat to interruption of a pregnancy. Abortions can either be spontaneous or induced.

Vomiting In Pregnancy

Vomiting is a common and debilitating symptom in the early months of pregnancy.

Exercises After C Section

This article describes the Exercises following Caesarean section.

Weight Loss After Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when most women put on between 25-30 pounds of weight. Although women would want to be rid of this fat after delivery, many women find it difficult to lose this weight and it becomes a vicious cycle.
This article will describe a few tips to lose weight Post Partum.

 

 
 

Bleeding In Pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy is a very scary symptom for most women and most will seek medical assistance for the same. However not all vaginal bleeding is sinister and most women who have minor episodes of bleeding with the first 12 weeks of pregnancy go on to deliver healthy babies.

Ante Natal Care

Ante Natal checkups refer to the schedule of regular health examinations in pregnancy. These have evolved over the past 150 years into sophisticated system which has brought down maternal and foetal mortality to very low levels in some of the developed countries.

Abruption

Abruption of placenta is a rare but serious complication of pregnancy. It is an emergency and needs emergent medical and surgical management.

Anaemia In Pregnancy

Anaemia is the commonest killer in pregnancy. Accounting for poor intake of iron and the menstrual blood loss most women barely maintain their iron balance. Pregnancy tips the balance towards deterioration.

Breech Presentation

Most babies tend to lie with their head down towards the cervix. This is the normal position and most conducive to normal deliver. Some babies may lie with their foot or buttocks facing the cervix. This position is called breech.

Caesarean Section

Caesarean section is a form of operative delivery wherein the baby is delivered abdominally. The caesarean takes its origin from an ancient roman law: "Lex Caesarea", a law which permitted cutting open of women’s body to retrieve the baby should the mother die just before childbirth.

D&C

The term D&C refers to a procedure wherein the internal lining of the uterus is scrapped either for diagnostic or for therapeutic purposes.

Gestational Diabetes

Diabetes can be either pre-existing or develop de novo during pregnancy. This article will describe all the feature of the diabetes developing de novo in pregnancy.

Diet In Pregnancy

Diet is a very important component of successful pregnancy and must be given the utmost importance. On an average, a pregnant woman weighing 60 kgs will require an extra 600 calories and 20 gm of protein approximately.

Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy is a condition wherein the fertilized egg implants at any place other than the uterine cavity.

Hypertension In Pregnancy

High Blood pressure in pregnancy is a major cause of maternal death and poor foetal outcomes. It is all the more dangerous because it does not cause any symptoms till late in the course of disease.

Normal labour

The physiological transition from being pregnant women to a mother means an enormous change for each woman, both physically and psychologically.

 

Swelling In Pregnancy

Swelling of legs is a common condition during pregnancy and is often innocuous. However it may also be a harbinger of serious underlying problems.

Placenta Previa

The main danger o placenta previa is its ability to cause torrential bleeding around or after labour. The bleeding may be so profuse to cause shock and death in the mother.

Molar Pregnancy

Molar pregnancy or a hydatidiform mole is a condition in which a defective zygote develops into a mass of cysts instead of an embryo and placenta.

Physical Preparation In Pregnancy

Specific therapeutic aims of physical preparation include the prevention or relief of common discomforts such as backache, the promotion of a speedy post natal recovery

Ante Natal Exercises

Ante Natal exercises are very importnat and they help perpare a woman's body for the stress of pregnancy and labour. This article discusses the various exercises which are beneficial during pregnancy.

Post Natal Exercises

Post Natal exercises are an important part of the process of rehabilitation of pregnant women to her pre-pregnant state. It should be started as soon as possible after birth in order to improve circulation, strengthen pelvic floor and abdominal muscles and prevent transient and long term problems. In this series of articles I will discuss the various exercises which are helpful in the post natal period.

Back Care During Pregnancy

It may take up to six months for the ligaments in back and pelvis to resume their pre pregnant state, so mothers need to be informed about back care in relation to everyday activities at this time. This article discusses the important measures to take care of the back in the post natal period.

Pain Management In Labour

There is no doubt that labour is an extremely painful process. This articles describes a few methods of pain relief which are useful during labour to relieve pain.