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Pregnancy & Childcare

When you have double good news!

When you have double good news!

When a woman has two babies (foetus) in her uterus, it is known as a twin pregnancy. Presently multiple births are reported more commonly than in earlier times owing to rise in the fertility treatments and progressing age of mother, Almost 90% of the multiple births reported are... Read More

A weak cervix can hinder your pregnancy

A weak cervix can hinder your pregnancy

Cervical insufficiency (also called incompetent cervix) is a condition where the lower end or neck of the uterus (cervix) is weak and is not able to retain the pregnancy resulting in premature births or loss of a healthy... Read More

Preeclampsia: High BP in pregnancy can be dangerous

Preeclampsia: High BP in pregnancy can be dangerous

Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy that is characterized by hypertension, complications of the kidneys and signs of damage to other organ systems. It was earlier referred as toxaemia. Preeclampsia is also characterized by presence of high protein in the urine. Women with preeclampsia often have swollen legs and... Read More

Diabetes during Pregnancy: Gestational Diabetes

Diabetes during Pregnancy: Gestational Diabetes

A type of diabetes developing during pregnancies is called gestational diabetes. During the pregnancy, there is increased requirement of insulin to manage the blood sugar levels. When the body is unable to meet these requirements of insulin levels, women in their later stages of pregnancy develop gestational... Read More