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Know thy ‘Labour’…

‘Labour…’  ‘The process of expulsion of fetus, placenta and membranes’ is called Labour. The uterine musculature has a natural tendency to expel anything inside; however the fetus is contained in the uterine cavity for nine months for nurturing and growth. … Continue reading

PCOD myths!!

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) is a leading cause of infertility which affects some 35 per cent of women in their reproductive years. The incidence of PCOS is rising, perhaps due to changing lifestyles, particularly, altered … Continue reading

Adolescence

  “Adolescence” literally means to ‘grow up’. It is an important milestone in everyone’s life, when the innocence of childhood ends and maturity & responsibility of adulthood start appearing. This transition is usually leads to turmoil and frustration for parents … Continue reading

History of Cesarean Section

Oxford English dictionary defines Caesarean birth as “the delivery of a child by cutting through the walls of the abdomen when delivery cannot take place in the natural way”, as was supposedly done in the case of Julius Cæsar’s birth. … Continue reading

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy FAQs

Hysterectomy is most commonly performed gynaecological operation in women. Thousands of women undergo hysterectomy for variety of conditions from endometriosis, Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, Fibroid uterus etc to cancer. Unfortunately more than 85% of these surgeries are still performed by abdominal … Continue reading

Menopause Myths!

Menopause is a natural process in which menstruation definitively ceases and a whole array of unfamiliar symptoms appear. It is a transitional moment in a woman’s life, and almost every woman entering menopause is filled with questions and concerns. Menopause … Continue reading

Achieve and maintain a healthy weight in pregnancy

The amount of weight a woman may gain in pregnancy varies a great deal, and only some of it is due to increased body fat. The unborn child, placenta, amniotic fluid and increases in maternal blood and fluid volume all … Continue reading

Why your weight matters during pregnancy and after birth?

Most women who are overweight have a straightforward pregnancy and birth and deliver healthy babies. However being overweight does increase the risk of complications to both you and your baby. This information is about the extra care you will be offered … Continue reading

“Safe Motherhood”

Irony of “Safe motherhood” in India – In all societies the family is the central nucleus for people, for their lives, their dreams & their health. A woman in role as mother forms the backbone of the family. Yet 500,000 … Continue reading

Prepregnancy Counseling

Preconception counseling consists of two major issues. 1. Finding out if there is any associated medical problem, and correcting it. 2. Advice regarding additional nutritional & fitness demands The goal of this counseling is to provide the information that a … Continue reading