Pregnancy Must-Know

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Every great dream begins with a dreamer. And we have one such dreamer amidst us, India’s entr...

  Expecting your first baby? Here is a guide to help you feel the baby move!    ...

If you are plagued with a burning sensation in your abdomen or acidity, don’t worry, look into...

Squirming with pain and fear at the loo while passing motions?   Before you jump in to pop so...

Is morning sickness a constant companion in pregnancy? You are not alone! Close to 70% pregnant wome...

Pregnancy brings along a whole host of changes. And just when you think you are getting comfortable...

In our social context, vagina is probably the most underrated organ in women! No one ever tells you...

Pregnancy brings four kinds of changes in one’s sex life…   a) The couple really...

  Battle Morning Sickness With These 3 Expert-Approved Natural Remedies!   As a first...

Whether you are a parent-to-be, a new parent with your bundle of joy in your arms or the parent of a...

Embarrassing stains on your T-shirt, sniffing someone’s bum to check if he has pooped, the fir...

  The Right Sleeping Position During Pregnancy - Take This Advice to Get Some Sleep!  ...

    If you are a pregnant mom or planning to have a baby, you must have heard people t...

Spending sleepless nights during pregnancy? Don’t worry, That’s common.   Try doi...

Uday was born with the nurses screaming into my ears, "Didi potty ka pressure lagao, baby aa jayega"...

If you are facing a bout of loose motions while expecting, don’t worry, that’s normal to...

Apart from the delight of seeing your bundle of love, get ready to be prepared for some painful expe...

Read The First Stage of Labor to understand this better. The second stage of labor begins when the...

There is no doubt that post delivery every woman has those “this-never-happened-to-me-before&r...

When I look back at both my pregnancies, I’ve realized that the time I carried my son (he is 6...

Just like other complaints, loose motions or diarrhea is one of the many symptoms of pregnancy. &nb...

When you are pregnant, your body temperature is already higher than normal. The hot summer months ob...

Times are changing and with that the priorities are changing too! Women are beginning to prioritise...

Dental issues during pregnancy are not uncommon, which makes caring for your teeth and gums during p...

Anemia in Pregnancy Many pregnant moms suffer from Anemia. Which is why, a right diet is essential...

My cousin’s big fat Punjabi wedding was happening in Delhi. It was obviously an eagerly awaite...

I know! For most of us who are reading this, the heart probably stops a beat at the word ‘Surg...

For a mom-to-be her every cough, every sniffle is going to make her think about her unborn baby&rsqu...

Medical illnesses during pregnancy can often lead to pregnancy complications. It could affect the mo...

If you are a Vegan, who is expecting, you may be concerned about your baby’s growth and nutrit...

During pregnancy - growing a belly, being tired, mood swings, cravings for particular foods and the...

This morning, the 10th Of March 2017, we woke up to a news that brought immense happiness to all of...

Nausea and sickness during pregnancy are not just a morning phenomenon. It can happen anytime throug...

Image Credit : diabetesandmoms.com Being pregnant is synonymous with piling on kilos, but what if y...

Image source:americanpregnancy.org The most traumatic pregnancy experience that can possibly be is...

A spinal block is a type of regional analgesia which is also used for pain relief during labor and b...

While most moms surely want to have vaginal birth since it means postpartum recovery is quicker, tha...

Among the several complaints that you will make during your pregnancy, heartburn - a burning sensati...

Pregnancy symptoms are more often than not associated with moms-to-be alone. But believe it or not,...

Women who have delivered through vaginal birth are more likely to have urinary incontinence compared...

If you are expecting your first baby, you’re also probably having nightmares or at least appre...

Intro: Physiotherapist and Childbirth Educator, Riddhi Kataria interacted with moms and put to rest...

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy can be frightening. However, be assured that bleeding or spotting...

The news of pregnancy brings as much joy or probably double the joy for an expecting mom. But at the...

Now that you have become a mother, it’s likely that your entire focus is on your new born. It...

You might have heard that if a woman is expecting twins, she will definitely undergo a C-section. De...

Q. What is the right weight gain during pregnancy and how much weight gain should be there in the fi...

Every mum-to-be wishes for a healthy and smooth-sailing pregnancy. Most pregnancies last for about 3...

When it comes to breastfeeding newborns, it boils down to two main aspects: Is it effective? Is...

Well done mom-to-be, you are almost through! You’ve almost reached the end of your pregnancy!...

It’s finally time dear mom-to-be, to discuss your birth plan! This month’s visit is all...

At this visit, you will again have your weight and blood pressure recorded on your antenatal card. T...

D-day is now approaching fast, so from this month on, you will be seeing your doctor every fifteen d...

Before this visit, you will probably have undergone an ultrasound to screen for possible birth defec...

At this month’s checkup, you will have your weight and blood pressure recorded as usual. The d...

The third month is that glorious month when you start to feel pregnant! You can probably even feel a...

You’ve probably been waiting impatiently for this second check-up, since you have tons of ques...

So, you have been tested positive for pregnancy! Yay!  While your excitement knows no bounds, y...

You have just been through one of the most defining and life changing moments of your life! You have...

You could have had either, a planned surgical birth or a last minute c section. Either way, you have...

It’s well past your due date and you are still to experience any contractions? There have prob...

The second trimester is often a breeze as compared to the first. The dreaded morning sickness settle...

As you step into the third and final trimester, your baby reaches full term and your body starts gea...

Knowledge partner: So a baby has been on your mind for sometime now and you are all set to join the...

Your baby can feel your vibe - what you think, feel, and most importantly what you hear is what he h...

It feels like just yesterday that she fitted into her size 28’’ jeans. Today as she tri...

Until my first gynaecologic check-up, I had no idea how many people would be looking at me ‘do...

If you thought a multi-specialty hospital or a maternity hospital were the only places to deliver yo...

Heidi Murkoff came up with the idea of this book when she failed to get consolation for various doub...

You might be surprised to know that not all health care providers follow the same model of care for...

Breastfeeding your newborn is the best thing that you can, as mothers do for your baby. The key to s...

By the third trimester, the last leg of your journey with the baby inside you, you are almost there,...

Dear Mums-to-be! Pregnancy is one helluva of a ride, so trans-formative that it alters everything ar...

Every child born in a safe and healthy manner is nothing short of a miracle, even by nature’s...

"In a conversation with a senior gynecologist from W Pratiksha Hospital in Gugaon, Dr Ragini Agarwal...

Mother-baby friendly practices empower the mom-to-be to give birth in the most natural and healthy w...

‘Yours is going to be a very different pregnancy. Yes, you are expecting twins. Now go back and buy...

Ask any pregnant mom what she thinks about labor and some of the words that she will come up with –...

Once you discover the ‘good news’, the first thing you would typically do is to visit a gynecologist...

From wondering if I am pregnant, I can’t feel a thing inside me to suddenly not able to sleep...

A new Canadian study suggests that infants perform better cognitively if their mothers consumed more...

Feeling a bit different than usual, but can’t tell what? If all’s well, watch out for ea...

Powered by:   Well, honestly, it did come across as a Dream Come true! I was Pregnant... &h...

If you have had a healthy pregnancy and haven’t been advised to go for C-section already, you...

You can’t wait to see those little feet anymore, whose kicks have tested the flexibility of your abd...

Powered by:  Just confirmed the ‘’good news’’ with your gynecologist? Congratulation...

Pregnancy is a great phase in every woman’s life; you are pampered by everyone, you can sleep unlimi...

Powered by Johnson’s :    Pregnancy is an invaluable experience and childbirt...

While pregnancy is one of the most beautiful journeys you might have undertaken as a woman, it chang...

We all have the same humble beginnings - a mass of rapidly developing cells miraculously transformin...

As an expecting mother, your body is working doubly hard to beat the heat this summer. Keep yourself...

The summer heat is easy for none but can get a tad bit more difficult for a mom-to-be. Many assume p...

Incidence of cesarean section has increased many folds in the last two decades. Many myths surroundi...

While expecting, you probably have access to a lot of information on Pregnancy, Labor & Birth. Y...

In the part one of this series, we talked about the different kinds of Indian wear which can pep up...

Did you know that most moms will go into labor in the middle of the night? And the main reason behin...

While I was planning motherhood and later when I was expecting, the hunt for the right gynaecologist...

Here's my message for everyone: Most expectant mothers seem to have a fear of the word Labor. Mainly...

Dr Rahul Manchanda explains what it means to take epidural anaesthesia during childbirth via labour....

Being the mom of twins, I have always been in the midst of remarks and questions, but the most commo...

Celebrate It – Don’t hide, show it off.  Pregnancy is challenging – the naus...

As an expecting mom, either you or people around you are surely making a big deal about health and n...

What is Belly dancing really? Belly dance uncommonly known as “Dance of Birthing”, was...

With a sea of information out there about pregnancy, picking a book that will be just right for you...

Pregnancy is a stage where your hormones totally lose it. They run haywire and create so much of a h...

While many of us in India hire 'massage waalis' who massage mother and baby right from the first wee...

Instead of hearing second hand stories that may not always be positive why not invest in a good book...

So you've done the urine test three times just to make sure and it's all rather exciting. What next?...

What can I do to reduce long-term health risks? Have a healthy lifestyle!!!! Have a healthy, bal...

What are polycystic ovaries? Polycystic ovaries are slightly larger than normal ovaries and have tw...

While motherhood is one of the most special feelings in this world, it doesn't come easy to any woma...

Preventing food-borne illness is always important, but this becomes even more important during pregn...

As an expecting parent, you're bound to think about what the baby might be going through in the diff...

Before you embark on any pregnancy exercise routine, make sure you consult your doctor. Once you hav...

A healthy diet during pregnancy is the key to having a healthy baby. Here is a list of 10 important...

Is it safe? Yes, it's perfectly safe. The baby transitions easily from the amniotic fluid into th...

What is post partum depression (PPD)? Post partum depression is usually experienced by women post...

Eating well-balanced meals and high-quality diet is important at all times, but it is even more esse...

1. Papaya: Considered to be a heat food and pregnant mothers are asked to avoid the same as it can...

Pregnancy is an important phase of your life and you are right in expecting the best care and attent...

Time flies when you are absorbed in raising a child. While time seems to be crawling as you watch yo...

Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman's life. To make it smooth sailing, following are some Do's...

If there's one thing I can never be thankful enough for, it is undoubtedly, My Twins, my reason to l...

When you hear the word Lamaze, I can guess your next thought is "Lamaze breathing"? Well, times have...

'Garbha' means womb, 'Sanskaar' means Value education. 'Garbha Sanskaar' thus implies education insi...

As you step into motherhood, your and your baby's health must be your first priority. Dr. Uday Thana...

So what are these possible signs of pregnancy? Here are some 12 pregnancy symptoms you must know....

Ideally, a normal delivery is the best way to give birth to a child – it is the way nature has...

When you're pregnant, it's nice to pay a little more attention to yourself than usual. That doesn't...

There are many events and celebrations associated with pregnancy. Read on to know what you can expec...

If you are newly pregnant, you are repeatedly told that the first trimester is the most crucial for...

Here are 7 things that must be on your to-do list during early pregnancy! 1. Calculate your due dat...

Being pregnant can be the happiest moment in any woman's life. But the sickness that comes as a part...

We have already given you a great start with a medical and hygiene check list that you can refer to...

Yes motherhood is a joyous experience for every woman, and there is nothing more precious than the m...

It’s the one thing you are bound to get whenever you get pregnant, whether it’s the fir...

Simple Things That Made My Life Easy As A New Mom When the sudden surge of emotions and happiness...

As you know, I work with dogs and babies, but my expertise and passion for this line of work was rea...

Pregnancy is a special journey anyway but what makes it even more special is when it's shared with t...

Here are some pregnancy tips expecting moms must know. It's likely my age, but I know a lot of pe...

So, mommies in the making put on your training shoes and get going with these pre-natal exercises. A...

In our last post we spoke about the kind of changes you and your spouse are likely to experience wit...

You have braved the unbearable nausea, you have learnt to deal with the heartburn and you even have...

Towards, the end of the eighth month of your pregnancy, it is good to pack a hospital bag and keep i...

This is my own story of battling weight and PCOS. It feels great sharing it with mums at BabyChakra,...

In today's fast paced world, we all find ourselves frequently eating out. If we could choose healthy...

The most distinguishing feature of a happily pregnant woman is of course, her beautiful pregnant bel...

Here we list down a few points about baby cord blood that will help you in making an informed decisi...

27 labor and delivery tips every expecting mom must know. While pregnant, I found myself caught u...

As with most things pregnancy and baby related, there are a myriad of theories and bits of advice fl...

Hear our mother-child nutritionist, Dr.Deeksha Sharma, share tips for planning a healthy pregnancy....

Recently, there has been lots of news on stem cell related therapies and treatments. Scientists and...

Most pregnancies are smooth and uncomplicated. But it doesn't hurt to be aware of things that could...