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What to do when you have no egg?
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Sept. 30, 2010
The medicos regard the word as anovulation, a condition where the ovaries are not capable of releasing an egg for fertilisation and thereafter pregnancy. These females generally have no peak fertile time within their menstrual cycles and often there may be no bleeding as such. With female hormones acting strong there are times when they cause the bleed but with ...
Vomiting in pregnancy
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Sept. 22, 2010
Vomiting and nausea is a familiar term related to pregnancy. Every female just knows and accept the uneasy feeling with the joy of bringing a new life in her world. It is natural with the hormonal changes occurring but at times it may be debilitating requiring external aid. Medically this severe form of vomiting of pregnancy which causes harmful effects ...
How to manage those 40 days?
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Sept. 15, 2010
40 days following the delivery is tricky to handle. At one hand the mother has to look after the new member in her life and at the same time she also needs to take a really good care of herself to revive from the long tiresome process of 9 months. Here the entire focus lies to restore the health of ...
Dengue and Pregnancy
Posted : Dr Kaushiki dwivedee, Sept. 11, 2010
Its the peak of Dengue cases and Pregnant ladies are also at risk.Effect of Dengue on Pregnancy : Due to high grade fever there is increased risk of miscarriage but no structural defect is noted in the babies.Babies born immediately after or during dengue fever in a pregnant lady can have neonatal dengue.Once the acute phase is over Pregnancy is uneventful.Effect ...
Realistic antenatal advices
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Aug. 27, 2010
Pregnancy brings along a new change in life, a mother’s every step is directly linked to the developing foetus. Any wrong decision can lead to complications. The write is not to traumatise but to make a mother aware of some simple things. Often pregnant females keep worrying heedlessly about diet, regime and activities under the shadow of unknown. Being cautious ...
Pregnancy and health
Posted : Dr. Ankur, Aug. 26, 2010
9 months of gestation as we all know brings in a lot of happiness but along with it comes responsibility to take care and make every step towards a healthy baby. A pregnant female within the changing biology is ought to experience some unusual symptoms, these should be regarded as part and parcel and not a worry to ponder. Though ...
False pregnancy
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Aug. 25, 2010
Though the clinical detection of a viable pregnancy at times is easy but there may be a few instances where the diagnosis put forth in a problematic way; there are positive signs of pregnancy but no clinical evidences to support. This is the time when an expert has to act wise and differentiate between the enlargement of the uterus caused ...
Pregnant after 30
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, Aug. 5, 2010
Though medical science advocates of pregnancy in a certain specific age group but with increasing influences, responsibilities and career inclinations most couples take the parameters to their own convenience. These days it is not uncommon to find elderly primigravida suffering the adverse consequences. Let’s understand the term and also know its entire niche in total. Who is an elderly primigravida? ...
Pregnancy is natural and healthy
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, July 29, 2010
Just like any other life on earth human beings too are born with properties to reproduce and keep their genes immortal. But the privilege to think, analyse, restrict or inhibit with highest brain function in the biological arena is only blessed to Homo sapiens. Animals can’t think and reproduce, it is just the humans who can well inculcate and brainstorm ...
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, July 15, 2010
  With the advent use of fertility treatments, old age pregnancies and newer technologies there has been a constant rise in the twin births. In simple words this type can be described as two foetuses in one womb at one time. Identical twins an extended form of twins is one term used for absolutely same looking foetus who originate from ...
Dos and don’ts to conceive naturally
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, July 15, 2010
Within the regular practice there has been a constant rise in couples consulting experts to conceive. It is quite unlike the old times when physicians were brainstormed only after being pregnant. With drastic changes in the lifestyles and patterns, things have too changed in all spheres including the sexual ones. With demanding jobs and hectic schedules couples don’t find enough ...
Posted : Dr. Shikha khandelwal, June 24, 2010
Tips for travelling during pregnancy The most important thing to keep in mind while travelling during pregnancy is comfort. First you be comfortable with the idea of travel during pregnancy. For that consult your practitioner first, resolve all your doubts, if any, you have for travelling during pregnancy. That will really help alleviating all your doubts. For a comfortable and ...
Post pregnancy exercising
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, June 11, 2010
Giving birth to a child is a beautiful experience and every woman cherishes this gift. But often even in the euphoria of happiness and chirpiness all around; she feels sad and gloomy due to her distorted body structure. Weight gain with pregnancy is a must and can’t be avoided but it surely can be shed off easily after the birth. ...
Homoeopathy for menopausal syndrome
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, June 11, 2010
Menopause is a natural phenomenon known by all; it is not a disease but cessation of a natural process in varied ways. Depending on a female the syndrome may present in a variety of forms along with the related common symptoms of the condition. The conventional mode of medicine advocates no treatment and just a few palliates to alleviate. Homoeopathy ...
Face to face with menopause
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, May 29, 2010
Menopause is something which every woman has to face. Though regarded to appear after the age of fifty but sometimes under particular circumstances it may be either delayed or early to strike. Some may experience it in 40’s and some may take it till the 60’s. There aren’t any criteria but in most cases the menopausal age is directly related ...
Jaundice in New born babies (Neonatal Jaundice)
Posted : Dr.Madhura More, May 10, 2010
Neonatal Jaundice A common condition in newborns, when a baby has jaundice, either too much bilirubin is being produced or the liver does not get rid of it quickly enough. A newborn baby's liver is not fully matured, so jaundice is common during a baby's first few days of life.   There are following kinds of jaundice: 1. Physiological Jaundice: It ...
Breast feeding: an essential
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, May 5, 2010
The tool is simple, much ancient with an established name and identity in the field of an infant development. Many researchers have scrutinised and all have derived results strongly advocating its administration to improve an infant’s survival and health. Experts support and advise to withhold breast feeding in extreme circumstances only. Why it is important? Breast feed is an ideal ...
Is your menstruation painful?
Posted : Dr. Ankur, May 5, 2010
Often pain is experienced on the initial phase of menses attributed to the associated uterine cramps. Though the pain is normal, bearable and doesn’t require any medical help but sometimes this awful experience may be associated with a medical condition requiring professional assistance with a thorough analysis and treatment. Here the pain is not physiological and will not subside until ...
What indicates a caesarean?
Posted : Dr. Shalini Kapoor Kad, March 30, 2010
A caesarean section is an operative procedure adopted to bring in a life where the mother fails to do so naturally. Here the foetus is pulled out with the help of an incision (surgical cut) in the abdominal and the uterine wall different from the natural course via the vaginal opening after the completion of the 28th week of gestation at ...
Do's and Don't During Pregnancy
Posted : Dr.Neelam Banerjee, March 27, 2010
Do's and Don't during pregnancy God has given this privilege only to women to experience the unique process of child bearing and delivery. Total duration of pregnancy of 9 months and these 9 months are divided into three trimesters each comprises of 3 months each. First trimester  From the last menstrual period (LMP) to the end of 3 months. During ...
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