Twin Pregnancy: Symptoms, Types & Risks

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.”

Climbing Stairs During Pregnancy: Almost Every Mother-in-Law’s Concern

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,

Is Mango During Pregnancy Allowed?

Mehak Jindal, 20 weeks pregnant, was overjoyed when mangoes were finally in season. One fine Sunday, she was about to dig into a bowl of cut fresh, ripe and juicy mango, when her mother-in-law jumped in and stopped her.


“I was taken aback and quite disappointed because I love mangoes!

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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.