Molar pregnancy / Trophoblastic disease

Molar pregnancy is part of the spectrum of diseases known as trophoblastic disease. A normal pregnancy consists of the fetus or developing baby and the placenta which is made of trophoblasts. A molar pregnancy (also called hydatidiform mole) is an abnormal overgrowth of the placenta caused by an imbalance in the number of chromosomes supplied … More Molar pregnancy / Trophoblastic disease

Obstetric Cholestasis – Everything You Need To Know

Obstetric Cholestasis (OC) also known as Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) or Cholestasis of Pregnancy is a very rare medical condition that occurs during pregnancy. This complication occurs in the third trimester due to the decrease in the flow of bile through bile duct in the liver. Thus bile acid gets built up in the … More Obstetric Cholestasis – Everything You Need To Know

10 Power Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

For good health, a healthy diet is always important; And during pregnancy, its importance becomes all the more significant. After you conceive and your baby starts growing, it has variety of nutritional needs.  All these are received only from the mother. So, it is very necessary that the pregnant woman eats properly. Eating properly doesn’t … More 10 Power Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

Guide to Sleep During Pregnancy

With an array of physical and psychological changes going on, it is quite natural that you might not have good sleep during your gestation period. Sleep problems are quite common among expectant mothers. You may experience discomforts like back pain, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, restlessness etc. Reasons for sleeping problems during pregnancy: Anxiety Nausea Vomiting … More Guide to Sleep During Pregnancy

Gestational Hypertension

Gestational hypertension, also known as pregnancy induced hypertension occurs in women during pregnancy. If a pregnant woman has high blood pressure i.e., more than 140/90 and this occurs after the 20th week of pregnancy, then she is said to have gestational hypertension.  This can lead to preeclampsia or toxaemeia, which is a serious medical condition … More Gestational Hypertension

Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy – Symptoms, Risks and Management

What is Type 1 Diabetes? Diabetes is a medical condition in which our body is unable to control the level of sugar in the blood properly. As our body doesn’t produce the required amount of insulin to control the sugar level, we suffer from diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a severe diabetes mellitus, an autoimmune … More Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy – Symptoms, Risks and Management