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Abortion
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Abortion is the termination of pregnancy by any method (spontaneous or induced) before the fetus is viable (less than 20 weeks of ...
Acne
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Acne occurs when the oil glands of the skin become plugged. It is more common in people with oily skin.
Amniocentesis
Written By: Dr Indira Hinduja
  Amniocentesis is a test done to check the health of the unborn baby. The baby grows in the uterus, in a special bag of water ...
Anatomy of the female reproductive system
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  The female reproductive system consists of the external and the internal genitalia. The external genital organs are visible ...
Birth control pills (Oral Contraceptives)
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Birth control pills (oral contraceptives) are a method of birth control that uses hormones to prevent pregnancy.

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News
 
Pregnant Women Should Avoid Antibiotics As They Increase Miscarriage Risk
Women who take common antibiotics to treat infections during the early stages of pregnancy may be at a two-fold higher risk of ...
 
Losing baby weight and pregnancy-linked diabetes
Obstetrics & Gynecology, May 2011
Women who gained 8 or more kilograms after their first baby was born are more than three times more likely to develop gestational ...
 
Flu shot lowers risk for premature delivery
PLoS Medicine, May 2011
Getting a flu shot during pregnancy appears to offer some protection from premature births and low birth weight babies.
 
Father’s smoking and menopause in daughters
Fertility and Sterility, June 2011
When men smoke while their partners are pregnant, their daughters may end up hitting menopause about a year earlier.
 
Mother's gum disease treatment safe for baby
Pediatrics, April 2011
Pregnant women can safely be treated for gum infections without having to worry about their child's health.
 

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Features
 
8 Things To Avoid When Pregnant
Make sure you know the important facts about which foods you should avoid or take precautions with when you're pregnant. ...
Debunking Top 10 Pregnancy Myths
Here is a list of 10 common myths you hear when you are pregnant, though these may vary from generation to generation and region ...
10 Reasons For Delayed Periods
Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If you might be pregnant, treat yourself as if you are pregnant until you ...
Simple Tips to Make Travel Easy During Pregnancy
DoctorNDTV
Though travel is certainly not prohibited during pregnancy, it may have to be undertaken with a few precautions so that the ...
Take Care Of Your Skin During Pregnancy: This Is How
Many women frequently complain of dry skin due to over stretching but it is often taken as a normal part of pregnancy and no ...

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Questions & Answers
 
Does high TSH level affect pregnancy?
Answer By: Dr Abha Majumdar - Tuesday, July 12, 2011
  My 25 years old wife is almost 60 days pregnant. During initial 45 days, her blood test showed Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) ...
Why is my pregnant wife experiencing from yellowish discharge?
Answer By: Prof Mini Sood - Tuesday, July 12, 2011
  My 29 years old wife is into her eleventh week of pregnancy. She is suffering from some yellowish fishy odour discharge from ...
Is hypothyroidism curable?
Answer By: Prof Dinesh Dhanwal - Sunday, July 10, 2011
  I am a 24 years old woman weighing 58 kg diagnosed with hypothyroidism with TSH level 7.6. I am prescribed Levothyroxin ...
Why am I having pain in my lower abdomen during pregnancy?
Answer By: Prof Mini Sood - Sunday, July 10, 2011
  I am a 28 years old woman into my seventeenth week of pregnancy. I am pregnant for my third child. I am having backache and lower ...
How can my rubella infection be treated?
Answer By: Dr Monica Mahajan - Friday, June 24, 2011
  I am a 25 years old married woman who conceived last year but then I had typhoid. I took Taxim O 40 g for that. After ...

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Experts
 
Dr Puneet Bedi
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Thursday, April 6, 2017
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant, Apollo Hospital, New delhi

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Experts Interviews
 
Is there anything you think must be done for the better health for all?
Prof Mini Sood, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,University Technology Mara,Malaysia
 

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Health Tips
 
A healthy baby
Pregnancy, Friday, August 20, 2010
 
Prevent your child being born with a low birth weight (less than 5 lb/2.2 kg) by having a nutritious and balanced diet with ...
Are artificial sugar substitutes safe during pregnancy?
Diabetes, Monday, December 27, 2010
 
Sugar substitutes are generally compounds made up of simple forms of proteins. Since it is not a sugar it is used as a sweetener ...
Avoid alcohol during pregnancy
Pregnancy, Wednesday, November 3, 2010
 
Avoid alcohol during your pregnancy. Its frequent and excessive consumption could cause the 'fetal alcohol syndrome' comprising ...
Avoid drugs during pregnancy
Pregnancy, Wednesday, May 27, 2009
 
Pregnant women should always check with their doctor before using any medicine, especially during the first three months.
Bleeding after a normal delivery
Pregnancy, Wednesday, May 27, 2009
 
If you have had a normal delivery and within the first three days notice blood running down your legs do not be alarmed.

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Words
 
A - amniotic fluid
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
Amniotic fluid is an important part of pregnancy and fetal development. This watery fluid is inside a casing called the amniotic ...
C - criminal abortion
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
illegal termination of pregnancy. ...
D - diethylstilboestrol
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a synthetic preparation used as an antipregnancy agent to prevent implantation of the fertilized ovum.
H - habitual abortion
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
loss of three or more consequent pregnancies before 20 weeks of pregnancy. ...
P - pregnancy
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
the state of a female after conception until the termination of the foetus.

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Books
 
Fitness for life manual
Publish by: Dorling Kindersley, Author: Matt Roberts, Year: , Pages: ,Cost: Rs. 870
 
An important book talking about fitness programmes, exercises and diet plans for various conditions of life ranging from sedentry ...
Pregnancy
Publish by: Byword Books Private Limited, Author: DoctorNDTV, Year: 2007 , Pages: 192 ,Cost: Rs. 250
 
This book informs women (and their partners) on what to do and expect when they are planning or going through a pregnancy.
What to expect when you are expecting
Publish by: Workman Publishing, Author: Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E. Murkoff, Sandee E. Hathaway, Year: 1991 , Pages: 479 ,Cost: Rs. 527
 
An answer to common queries during and immediately after pregnancy.

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Experiences
 
Why are corporate hospitals not subject to MRP regulations ?
Sent by: Saripalli Kameswari, Saturday, December 25, 2010
 
YASHODA HOSPITAL, SOMAJIGUDA, HYDERABAD EXHORBITANT CHARGES I am an old lady of 72 years and recently visited my elder ...
Inguinal hernia
Sent by: da, Wednesday, November 17, 2010
 
Can pregnancy be planned with inguinal hernia?
unable to conceive
Sent by: Meetika, Wednesday, August 18, 2010
 
Hello doctor, i am 29 years old homemaker. I am trying to conceive for the last 1 year but unsuccessful. We underwent tests also, ...
Ignorance of doctor during Hysterectomy
Sent by: K. PRABHA, Thursday, July 15, 2010
 
This is on behalf of my eldest sister aged 42 yrs. She got the uterus removal operation done by a doctor in a private hospital ...
sex without contraceptive devices
Sent by: inderpal, Wednesday, July 14, 2010
 
Hi.. i am a 22 years old student have a girl friend. last week we both got intimate and had sex without using any contraceptive ...

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