As the second wave of COVID-19 began to peter out in India, post COVID-19 effects began to roll in, with Mucormycosis/black fungus and now MIS-C.
Alisha and Jai Verma were ecstatic when they learned they were going to have twins. “We were excited, and yes, we also thought we would be completing our family in one go!” recalls Alisha.
“Little did we know how hard a twin pregnancy would be and the onslaught of changes it would bring.”
Frequent urine problems in females are common across all age groups. It could be brought upon by your lifestyle or by an ailment.
The placenta serves a very important role during pregnancy, as it helps in the exchange of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) and nutrients between the mother and the baby.
Nina Uppal was informed during an anomaly scan at 20 weeks that she has antenatal hydronephrosis, a condition in which the fetus’ kidneys swell up because of fluid retained within them.
Anxious about her baby’s well-being, she asked her doctor about the condition.
What is antenatal hydronephrosis?
Antenatal or fetal hydronephrosis is a common condition that occurs in 1-5% of pregnancies.
Amyra Patel, 3 years old, had multiple bouts of sneezing and a runny nose every morning since she started playschool three months ago. She often had a blocked nose and her mother found her snoring 3-4 nights in a week. Amyra’s teacher also noted that the child appeared drowsy in class and uninterested in activities that she would otherwise enjoy.
Genital tuberculosis caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria in women is rampant across the country.
According to an ICMR study, the prevalence of female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) increased from 19% in 2011 to 30% in 2015.
“Most of the time, the bacteria remains latent in the body and flares up only when the immunity is low,” says Dr.
Sonali Bhasin, 27, squealed and jumped in joy when she saw two pink lines on her pregnancy test. After months of trying to conceive, she was finally pregnant. Or was she? Shreds of doubt creeped into her mind and she decided to consult her gynecologist.
“Based on Sonali’s last period and her positive pregnancy test,
Purvi Agarwal had recently entered her third trimester. One Sunday as she was making her way up to the terrace of her building, her mother-in-law came and stopped her.
“She told me to take the elevator instead of climbing stairs during pregnancy!” said an amused Purvi.
“I didn’t want to upset her and so I complied and took the elevator up.”
“I know the older generation is set in their ways,