I'm Dr. Seemi Siddiqui and I'm here to answer queries on normal delivery.
You can ask for epidural anaesthesia to reduce the pain.
Yes. They are a healthy choice.
Along with health, you also need to be mentally prepared.
Lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Take iron and calcium supplements regularly.
It is not yet time. There will be several indicators of labour like discharge and pain. Stay calm and practice breathing.
Each pregnancy is different. It's too early to give a conclusive opinion. There's still time for baby's head to be engaged.
Low haemoglobin and high blood pressure are some reasons. Sometimes it also occurs because of blood stagnation. It's nothing to worry about. Take adequate rest.
Physical and mental preparedness is important. Don't be scared of the pain as there are medicines to reduce the pain.
If the reasons for previous cesarean still persist then it's best to go ahead with the surgery. If your health and baby's health permit you can go for normal delivery.
Pain occurs because curvature of backbone changes. Apply analgesic ointment or spray. Take sufficient calcium.
Consume plenty of high fibre foods and water. There should be no constipation or bleeding close to due date.
You can easily wait for 7 days. Doctor will advise.
No. It is completely safe and has no side effects.
Walking and squatting are important exercises. Along with exercise proper diet is also important for strength.
Sleep on your left side. Avoid sleeping on back.
Ensure you are consuming adequate liquids. Also take ORS to rehydrate the body. Eat small meals frequently. Include fresh fruits in your diet.
Sometimes labour can be as long as 2 days and sometimes it can be a few hours or minutes. Prepare yourself to face it. There will be some pain. There medicines to lessen it.
If it is too low then normal is not possible as there is risk of excess bleeding.
There's still time for the baby to turn.
If cervical length is sufficient then it is not required.
Due to more fluid, baby moves around more getting entangled. As long as the heartbeat is regular it can be a normal delivery.
It is a normal experience which occurs because of stretching of uterus. If pain is unbearable ask doctor for medicines.
A sonography should be done in 36th week to check liquid and baby's position.
Eat healthy, balanced diet. Include lean meat and eggs in your diet. If you are vegetarian then substitute it with paneer and curd.
Squatting and light exercises should be practiced under guided supervision. Also take short walks.
Yes, it is possible.
Cervical stitches may be required to avoid preterm delivery.
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