Pros and cons of endometrial ablation therapy

What is endometrial ablation? Endometrial (the inner lining of the uterus) ablation is a medical procedure which is used for the removal of the endometrial lining of an uterus to minimize abnormal uterine bleeding. Abnormal uterine bleeding is referred to the major change in the menstrual flow like bleeding after menopause and prolonged or excessive bleeding at regular or irregular intervals. Abnormal uterine bleeding is normally observed at any age however it affects the women in their late ...
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Role of pre-marital counselling

Marriage is an important event of life. It is an untraversed path for the most. However, marriage has many aspects which many people are not aware of till they experience it. Men and women both have different physical, emotional and sexual needs. Even, their way of thinking and perceiving usually differs from each other. Premarital counselling is a therapy which helps to prepare the couples mentally for marriage. The counselling helps to make sure that you and your spouse can have a strong an...
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Tips to cope up when your baby is in the NICU

If your baby has born premature or sick, then the baby is kept in a neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU). When a newborn is in NICU, parents of the newborn literally go through a lot of emotional setbacks. Following tips can help you to cope up during this time: Prepare yourself to go through an emotional stage: You might be worried regarding your baby's health problems. It is absolutely okay to feel emotional and cry. At times you might feel sad and jealous about other new moms whose babies wer...
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How to track fertility cycle

Fertility cycle or menstrual cycle is defined as the changes that occur naturally and regularly every month in a female reproductive system. Women who want to increase their chances of getting pregnancy are advised to track their fertile cycle on a regular basis. Tracking fertility cycle can benefit you to know your fertile window which determines the most fertile days of the month to conceive. The Fertile window comprises of 6 days, 4 days before ovulation, the day of ovulation, and one day aft...
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Knowing the right time-fertile window

Fertile window refers to the period during which a woman can get pregnant during her menstrual cycle. This is the best time to have sex if trying to conceive. The Fertile window comprises of 6 days, 4 days before ovulation, the day of ovulation, and one day after ovulation. The probability of getting pregnant increases by three times if intercourse occurs during these 6 days. How to calculate fertile window?       During ovulation, a woman may or may not notice the changes happening in th...
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Tummy cramps in babies

Tummy cramps is a very common problem in babies, and it does happen to at least 20% of babies in first few days to weeks after birth. If your child seems to be fussy and distress for regular intervals in a day or a week, they may be suffering from tummy cramps. Tummy cramps make your baby uncomfortable and interfere with her good sleep as well. The below information benefits you to understand the condition and helps to calm your baby during tummy pains. What causes tummy cramps? Tummy c...
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A birth story – A 42-year old mother’s experience of pregnancy

Being a late mother is something that a lot of people feel is an impossible / difficult situation. I stand here today to tell you that pregnancy after 40 is completely possible. At the age of 43, I have a healthy and happy one-year-old daughter, who is my pride and joy. I was able to get here with the help of excellent support from a team of maternal experts, and the support and love of my near and dear ones. But I digress. Let me start from the beginning, when my husband and I decided to try fo...
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Birth story – A mother’s experience of a high-risk pregnancy

Understanding what a high-risk pregnancy is can be fairly hard. Sure, you can read up about it, understand the different complications that can cause one, and even sympathise with someone who is going through this trying time, but it is almost impossible for you to really understand what pregnancy problems are, unless you’ve faced it yourself. Growing up, one of my most dearly held dreams was to start a family. While many in my peer circle feel the pressure of having children keenly, and thus av...
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IVF parents-to-be-guide on selecting a maternity hospital

Getting pregnant is one of the most important decisions that a couple can make. There are cases, though, that natural conception may not be possible, for any number of reasons, ranging from problems with ovulation, endometriosis or blocked fallopian tubes in women, and poor sperm count in men. While there are medical therapies available to help with infertility, there are situations where your doctor may suggest that you approach a fertility clinic. A good fertility clinic will run you and yo...
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How can you prevent a premature delivery?

Studies have indicated that 13 percent of all births occurring in India every year are premature cases. Premature birth is also the leading cause for neonatal death in the first month of life. While this statistic can seem scary, it is important to realize that a preterm delivery is a possibility, and not an eventuality. Learning as much as you can about premature delivery, its causes and methods of prevention, is the first step towards ensuring that your pregnancy goes smoothly. Understand...
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