Few years ago, I met a lady who had a history of two to four months delay of her menstrual cycles, for which I advised her an ultrasound pelvis suspecting her to have Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. She was a busy corporate woman and was unable to find the time to go for the ultrasound for a couple of months. And finally after three months when she did get the time for the test, what did the ultrasound show? Well, she was eight weeks pregnant! She just was not aware of the pregnancy! Continue Reading
Morning sickness is a common problem experienced during early pregnancy, and can be described as nausea and/or vomiting felt usually on getting up in the morning or during the first half of the day. It can be one of the first signs of pregnancy and is usually found to begin when one is about one and a half months pregnant. In many women it can occur at any time of the day. This sickness usually reduces on completion of three months of pregnancy. Continue Reading
A prolapse takes place when there is a protrusion of an organ or structure beyond its set orientation. In the case of utero-vaginal prolapse, a descent of the uterus or vagina occurs. Continue Reading
Post-menopausal bleeding occurs in a woman’s vagina after she has undergone menopause. If a woman does not experience vaginal bleeding for a period of 12 months, she is considered to be in menopause. Continue Reading
Vaginal birth after (one) caesarean section (VBAC) (UK) or Trial of labour after caesarean section
(TOLAC) is an option that many women may want to consider.
Here is some information regarding the same for women who want to make an informed choice.
If you have had a previous caesarean section for either breech presentation or on request without any obstetric indications, a VBAC may be considered, provided all parameters are normal this time round such as normal baby growth, no medical problems ( like gestational diabetes) etc. Continue Reading