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If you are unable to keep any food down you may be having a condition called hypermesis gravidarum w...

If you are unable to keep any food down you may be having a condition called hypermesis gravidarum w...

As you progress through the first trimester, you may feel increasingly cranky, irritable or emotiona...

By Week 5, any test can confirm your pregnancy. Your baby bump is still not showing and so you may c...

Your pregnancy hormones are raging as your body works hard to make your baby. You may continue to ex...

Baby Growth This is the time when your baby's embryo is growing at a rapid pace and is a size of a...

Check your health insurance coverageYou will be depending on your health insurance for everything in...

It is considered bad luck in some cultures to share the news of a baby before the pregnancy crosses...

Some say that during this critical period, travelling by public transport like autorickshaws or two...

Sometime this week, you may be able to find out whether you're pregnant. A positive pregnancy test c...

It’s important that you give up all intake of toxins such as alcohol and cigarettes immediatel...

Your breasts might become increasingly tender and your sense of smell may now be elevated. Some wome...

Your baby is now an embryo around 1mm long, only the size of a little poppy seed. This phase of your...

Go out and buy a box of home pregnancy tests so you are ready in case you don't get your period next...

It is a common myth that all newly pregnant women enjoy pungent foods and start craving for pickles....

Sometimes, implantation happens close to or on the cervix (which is the mouth of the uterus). Clinic...

It is around this time that most women start guessing that they could be pregnant. This might leave...

Your uterus is slowly getting ready to house your precious little bundle of joy and is stretching ra...

You might actually start experiencing some pregnancy symptoms even though your tests are not yet pos...

Your developing baby is just a tiny ball of hundreds of cells (called a blastocyst) which are multip...

It's time to start taking prenatal vitamins! Most expecting women can benefit from taking supplement...

Pregnant women are often asked to exclude foods like papaya from their diet as it is said to cause m...

The bleeding that is seen after implantation is no cause for concern as long as it is marginal spott...

The excitement might make you a little impatient and you might want to try a urine pregnancy test bu...

There is still some time to go before your body starts to show any marked external changes.Tip: Book...

After fertilization, the egg (now called a zygote) starts multiplying and makes its way into the ute...

In a 28 day cycle, ovulation generally happens between day 14 and 17, which is when an egg will erup...

Pregnancy Fitness is one of the pillars of a smooth pregnancy and a faster postnatal recovery. If yo...

Physical Development Many mums-to-be don’t feel like wearing a bra towards the end of pregnan...

Physical Development People might tell you that you look like you’re going to ‘pop&rsqu...

Physical Development You could be wondering about what you’ll do with all the maternity cloth...

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

Your energy levels are now at an all time low and you might be feeling extremely lethargic. Rest as...

You might feel your baby hiccup often now and these will be felt as rhythmic, knocking movements in...

As your baby’s head fixes into the pelvis, you’ll feel your abdomen sink lower. This wil...

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...

I had just had my baby. Obviously a lot of conversations emerged when friends and relatives visited....

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,...

First, congratulations! You made it! After 40 weeks of aches, anxiety and anticipation, you are fina...

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

Your baby is now absolutely ready to enter this world and get showered with tons of love! So gear up...

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

Your baby now weighs over 3 kilos and is almost 20 inches long. Her/his organs have matured and are...

Your baby is now almost fully grown and can be considered full term. S/he is now more than 19 inches...

Your baby is now a growth express! S/he is gaining almost 30 grams every day and is close to 18&frac...

At week 35, your baby weighs nearly 2500 grams and is well over 18 inches long. The space in the ute...

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

Your baby is now almost ready to make her/his grand entry into this world! S/he  is now about 1...

Your baby now looks very much like s/he will look at birth and most of her/his features are well for...

At week 32, your baby is about 17 inches long and weighs about 1900 grams. This week onwards, your b...

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...

Your little one is not so little anymore! From a tiny cell, your baby has now grown well over 16 inc...

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

As you step into week 30, your baby is almost 16 inches long and weighs almost 1 kg! The amniotic fl...

Lady, week 29 is the time to start increasing your protein, iron and calcium intake because your bab...

By week 28th, your baby is almost completely ready! Yay! All you need now is to wait for her/his lun...

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

With the advent of your 27th week, your pregnancy has now stepped into the third and the final trime...

Does your tummy might feel like a football field? Well that’s because your baby vigorously pra...

You are now stepping in that phase of your pregnancy when the baby shower aka godh bharai ceremonies...

Your baby’s brain is starting to grow rapidly now and the neurons are making thousands of conn...

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

By 23 weeks, your baby is almost 30 cms long and weighs more than half a kilo. In length, your baby...

It’s Week 22! Your belly’s swelling and the pounds are piling. This week your little one...

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

The twenty first week is when your pregnancy is well past the halfway mark! Cheers to you mommy-to-b...

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

Guess what? You’re halfway through your pregnancy! Time flies, doesn’t it? You will also...

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

This week is all about sensory development and more growth! Your baby now weighs about 200 grams and...

Your baby is growing fast and so is your bump! Your little angel now measures about 20 cms and weigh...

You have already started glowing in your pregnant glory! You are easily showing now and it’s t...

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...

Yet another week, yet another milestone of this super exciting phase! Plus, this is when your pregna...

You are now, slowly but steadily getting used to your pregnancy. It’s time you start enjoying...

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...

Lady, you are already going strong into your second trimester, yay! Your baby is now about 10 cms in...

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

If you’re a new mommy, it will be an understatement to say that you have a lot on your plate!...

Give yourself a pat on your back, you’ve now entered the second trimester! This period is also...

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...

Woohoo! You are officially going to enter trimester two by the end of this week. This also means, yo...

You are now at the peak of your first trimester and your pregnancy is about to bloom. Your baby is a...

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

The first thing that is probably on your mind when you discover “the good news” is how t...

At pregnancy Week 9, your baby starts resembling a tiny little human being with all the body parts n...

Woah! You are already inching towards the twelve-week mark! Your body is getting used to the cute li...

As we reach week 8 of this ‘week by week’ journey through your pregnancy, your baby has...

Week 7 brings a bunch of new developments in your baby and they are all crucial! Here is a step by s...

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

This is that beautiful phase when your baby’s heart starts to beat! Your uterus is now the siz...

Your baby, still a ball of cells, is now well on its way to becoming a foetus! And you are about to...

You are not pregnant yet but if you are planning to conceive then anxiety and excitement levels are...

We totally get that you can’t contain your excitement but at week 5 your pregnancy is still pr...

As you step into the very crucial  week 4 of those precious nine months, we put together all th...

Congratulations, you could be expecting already! Even if you don’t know for sure yet. Well, al...

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 is the best thing that you can, as mothers do for your baby. The key to a successful n...

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 own de...

"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...

Resting smart and cozy in Shavasana  Just when you thought you have to give up resting on your...

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 early signs of...

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

A Caesarian section (C-section) is a major surgery and remains a daunting prospect to most women. Af...

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

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...

Continue practising prenatal yoga poses regularly to stay flexible and fit throughout your pregnancy...

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...

Keep practising various yoga poses on a daily basis. This will help you increase strength and flexib...

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

\As your body continues to change from one trimester to the next, you may have to modify the poses a...

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

Part I Fitness is one of the keys to a smooth pregnancy and delivery. Post-partum recovery is fas...

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 born out o...

Writing this post takes me back to that midnight when my husband took me to the hospital as my water...

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...

Pregnancy is the phase when every woman loves to be pampered! who would mind a Especially a refreshi...

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?...

Gestational diabetes is glucose intolerance developed during pregnancy in a woman, who does not have...

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...

Please note that each pregnancy is different and hence the pregnancy and the fetus develop at a diff...

Week 34: Your child birth classes will now start focusing on the labor and delivery process and will...

  Week 29: The uterus is now occupying most of the abdominal cavity and all the internal organ...

  Week 24: The top of the uterus which is called the fundus now reaches your navel. The baby i...

Week 19: You will realize that you are now putting on weight around your abdomen as well as around y...

  Week 13: In all probability, morning sickness is now a thing of the past and your appetite i...

Week 8: Vaginal discharge increases and this is completely normal provided it is not painful and it...

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....

Though the human body is beautifully designed to deliver a baby naturally, there are times when it c...

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...

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...

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."...

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