October 15, 2017
October 1, 2017
September 15, 2017
The term neonate is used to refer to newborn babies, or more specifically to babies who are less than four weeks old. This is a very critical age in the baby’s life when events like feeding patterns are established; it’s also the time when bonding between baby and parents begins and more importantly
September 1, 2017
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a form of assisted reproduction technology that involves harvesting of eggs from the female’s ovary and combining it with sperms in a conducive liquid in the controlled environment of the lab. The fertilized egg or zygote is then allowed to grow in a culture medium for 4-6 days before transferring into the uterus of the female for the purpose of establishing a successful pregnancy.
August 1, 2017
Female infertility accounts for approximately one-third of all infertility cases amongst couples. It’s been estimated that there are 20 million childless couples in India currently with various types of infertility problems. Research has also shown that infertility problems are on the rise, with incidences going up by 20-30% in the last 5 years.
July 1, 2017
Cesarean section, also known as C-section refers to a surgical method of delivering the baby through the incision of the abdominal and uterine walls. This method was initially utilized to separate the fetus from a moribund mother but the method later evolved to resolve a variety of maternal and fetal complications that couldn’t be resolved through a normal vaginal delivery.
June 1, 2017
A miscarriage is that unfortunate state of affairs when a pregnancy gets spontaneously terminated before 20 weeks of gestation. If the termination occurs within the first 12-14 weeks, it’s called an early miscarriage and when it occurs by around the 20th week, it’s referred to as a late miscarriage.
May 24, 2017
The most common symptom of infertility is being unable to get pregnant even after 6 months of trying. When the reason for inability to conceive is due to female issues, it’s known as female infertility; such females may have normal, irregular or absent periods.