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How an Anomaly Scan Helps & Why You Need It

An anomaly scan also known as a Level 2 ultrasound  or 20 week scan is routinely done for all expecting women between 18-20 weeks. 

Why is an anomaly scan done?


An anomaly scan is an ultrasound done to assess the physical development of the fetus and to check the presence of malformations in the growing fetus.

All You Need to Know about Jaundice in Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings with it a whole host of changes due to the growing fetus and the hormones that support it.

In the latter half of pregnancy there is a surge in placental hormones that alter the function of the liver. It’s capacity to store bile increases and bile movement becomes sluggish. The metabolism thus slows down.

Hydramnios (Polyhydramnios) : Is It Serious?

Polyhydramnios or Hydramnios simply means excess amniotic fluid. In the mother’s womb, the baby grows in a sac called amniotic sac which is filled with fluid, called amniotic fluid or liquor. 

The volume of amniotic fluid increases as the baby grows to facilitate appropriate growth and expansion of the structure and organs of the baby.  

Hydrocele Home Treatment: A Surgeon’s Simple Suggestions

Hydrocele treatment depends a great deal on the size of the fluid-filled sac near your testis. 

“Men do not feel any symptoms with hydroceles that are small in size, “ says Dr. Amarchand S Bajaj, Consultant, Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgery at Sitaram Bhartia Hospital in Delhi.

“The problem occurs when the hydroceles grow larger in size and hinder basic activities like walking.”

What treatment is best for hydrocele?

Vertex Presentation: What It Means for You & Your Baby

During the course of your pregnancy, you may hear your gynecologist refer to the ‘position’ or ‘presentation’ of your baby. The ‘presentation’ of the baby is the part of the baby that lies at the lower end of the uterus (womb) or is at the entry of the pelvis. 

The ‘position’, in medical terms,