Category: Gynaecology

IVF Treatment

February 12, 2019

What is IVF treatment? In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process of fertilising an egg by combining it with the sperm, outside the body. This process is also called as an assisted reproductive technology (ART). The resultant embryo is then transferred into a woman’s uterus for the rest of its growth.   IVF is a


Why newborn babies cry through the night

Why newborn babies cry through the night

September 20, 2019

Meeting your baby for the first time is magical, although it’s likely he or she will turn your life upside down for some time. Newborn babies are bound to be fussy due to a huge shift in their environment. Here is an excerpt from a video interview of Dr M.Chandra Sekhar, MD (Paediatrics), India’s Premier


high-risk pregnancy

What is high-risk pregnancy and how to avoid it?

July 23, 2019

For the vast majority of women, pregnancy follows a routine course. Some women, however, have medical difficulties related to their health or the health of their baby. These women experience what is called a high-risk pregnancy. High-risk complications occur in only 6 per cent to 8 per cent of all pregnancies. These complications can be


Causes and Symptoms of Hernia

Hernia – Facts, Symptoms and Treatment

July 9, 2019

Generally, people think that a hernia is a groin swelling or swelling at the umbilicus, but actually, a hernia is a balloon-like swelling. It is a muscular defect that is projected through a weak point in the skin like in the abdominal wall or at the area of the groin. Here is an excerpt from


Male infertility

Male Infertility – Causes and Treatments

February 27, 2019

It is natural for couples to try and conceive at some point in their lives. Some people, however, face challenges in conceiving. Inability to attain pregnancy after regular intercourse for over a year is termed as infertility. This failure in attaining pregnancy may be due to infertility in males, females or due to unknown reasons.



Abnormal Uterine Bleeding – A Symptom to worry about?

July 19, 2018

We Women, being special, do have a lot of health problems regarding menstrual cycles. One third of those, responsible for us meeting a gynaecologist, is Abnormal uterine bleeding – a term which refers to menstrual bleeding of abnormal amount, duration and/or schedule. A normally scheduled menstrual cycle occurs every 21 to 35 days and the



Five risks of PCOD Nobody Talks About

June 22, 2018

1.PCOD can lead to infertility: Not all women diagnosed with PCOD will have pregnancy issues, however, PCOD still ends up as the prime cause of infertility in women. PCOD makes a woman’s reproductive cycle unpredictable. As a result ovulation may occur erratically or won’t happen at all. PCOD also brings the increased chances of miscarriage.