Ketones in Urine During Pregnancy: Is It Serious?

Sudha Kalra, 35, got a routine urine test at 12 weeks of gestation.On receiving her report in the evening, she noted that urine ketones were positive. She was concerned regarding the presence of ketones in urine during pregnancy and took an appointment at the hospital.

“Ketones in urine during pregnancy, are often the result of fasting,

Can Pregnant Women Eat Pizza? A Gynecologist Answers!

Pizza is a ‘go-to’ food for many of us, regardless of the occasion. It’s little surprise that people often wonder whether pregnant women can eat pizza because the baby’s health depends on the nutrition that the mother receives. 

Is eating pizza during pregnancy good or bad?

“There’s no one answer to that question,

Thalassemia in Pregnancy: Tests, Types and Tips

Karan and Megha Shah came in for preconception counselling when they were planning their first child. Megha was aware that she had a Thalassemia trait and wanted to get clarity on Thalassemia in pregnancy and any tests to be done before and after they conceived. 

Dr. Swati Sinha, Obstetrician-Gynecologist Sitaram Bhartia hospital in South Delhi with 20+ years of experience advised Karan to get screened for Thalassemia. 


Insulin During Pregnancy: Why, When and How to Take It

During pregnancy some expecting women may not be able to cope with the increased insulin requirement. This may result in a need to take insulin during pregnancy.

For first-time mothers and especially women who did not have diabetes before pregnancy, this can be a stressful and frightening situation.

Priya Kashyap for example was counselled about gestational diabetes in her third month