Pregnancy During COVID 19: How Can It Affect You And Your Baby?

Pregnancy During COVID 19: How Can It Affect You And Your Baby?

The novel Coronavirus spreads through respiratory droplets in the air present due to coughing or sneezing. It can also spread when a person touches a contaminated surface. Children, older people, and those with a low immune system are at higher risk of getting infected with the virus. Also, pregnant women should take good care of their health to fight the virus. Our gynecologist in Aurangabad has seen women worried whether the virus would affect their unborn child. This blog is especially for those pregnant women who fear the COVID-19 virus.  COVID-19 and Pregnancy Pregnant women have a responsibility to take care of their unborn child. Although, doctors haven’t seen such cases yet where the child gets infected while in the mother’s womb. The child either gets infected after being born or a few days later. A test was conducted on nine pregnant women in her third trimester in Wuhan, China. The reports claimed that none of the mothers developed severe illness, and all the babies were delivered healthily. The risk of the mother spreading virus infection to her fetus is very low.  However, a pregnant woman must take extra care as she becomes more prone to illness, common cold, and flu.  How to prevent virus infection and its transmission? Although it’s not confirmed yet whether pregnant women are more susceptible to get infected by the COVID-19 virus, women are requested to take necessary precautions and maintain social distance while stepping out of their homes. Some of the best ways they can keep themselves safe during this pandemic period are: Wash your hands with water and soap frequently.  Keeping yourself...
Is It Safe To Perform Parental Yoga?

Is It Safe To Perform Parental Yoga?

Yoga is important for every individual, but it offers additional health benefits to pregnant women. It helps keep their body in shape, manages stress levels, and improves blood, oxygen circulation in the entire body.  However, many women in her pregnancy fear the consequences of indulging in parental yoga, as they feel it may harm the baby inside the womb. The fear is evident if you tried to conceive through ART procedures such as IVF, ICSI, or IUI. The best option is to consult a professional yoga instructor and talk to your gynecologist in Aurangabad to understand every aspect of this yoga form. Is It Safe? It is 100% safe if done correctly. Yoga poses are not just about twisting and turning your body. The parental yoga helps you breathe, relax, and adjust to the physical demands of pregnancy, labor, birth, and motherhood.  Yoga calms your body, mind, and soul. Many women choose parental yoga to increase their chances of a normal, healthy delivery.  When to start parental yoga? The day you get confirmation of your pregnancy is the day you should start your parental yoga. In the case of IVF pregnancy, the instructor may ask you to wait for at least 20 weeks before starting with yoga poses. However, light breathing exercises are allowed to manage stress levels.  When to stop parental yoga? You can stop at any time if you feel uncomfortable with the poses. Some women consider doing it until the last weeks before her delivery date. On the other hand, some women may give up during her 6-7th month of pregnancy.  Which yoga poses should I...
How Can I Keep My Baby Safe While Pregnant?

How Can I Keep My Baby Safe While Pregnant?

So your doctor finally confirmed that you are pregnant. There are thousands and millions of things going on in your head right now. How to take care of my health? How to ensure the baby is healthy? What to eat? What not to eat? How can I ensure a healthy delivery? Do not panic. Endoworld hospital, one of the leading hospitals with the best IVF center in Aurangabad, has brought you the answers to all your pregnancy-related concerns.  How to achieve good health during pregnancy? During your first appointment with the gynecologist, your doctor will ask for your blood and urine samples to test for any harmful bacteria, signs of diabetes, high protein levels, or blood pressure levels. Other tests may include: A pelvic evaluation to check the size and shape of your womb and uterus A pap smear to diagnose cervical cancer An ultrasound to view the position of the baby inside your womb We advise pregnant women to visit the best gynecologist in Aurangabad after every 3-4 weeks. In every visit, the doctor will check your weight, blood pressure, and sugar levels, hear your baby’s heartbeat and discuss any issues or concerns about your pregnancy. What should I eat during pregnancy? The best thing you can do to keep your baby safe and healthy is to eat a balanced diet.  Eat well-cooked food. Avoid eating canned fish or shark, mackerel, tilefish, or swordfish as they are high in mercury, which can be dangerous for the baby’s health. Also, do not eat more than 2-3 servings of fish per week. Wash the fruits and vegetables in lukewarm water before storing them...
A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Prepare Your Body For A Healthy Pregnancy?

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Prepare Your Body For A Healthy Pregnancy?

According to the Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction, around 27.4 million couples who are actively trying to conceive are suffering from infertility. Fortunately, with medical advancements and ART methods, infertility is no more treated as a curse in Indian society. It is a medical condition that can very much be cured by infertility treatment in Aurangabad and around the nation. As the say goes, “Prevention is better than Cure,” those couples who are planning to get pregnant should start preparing their body for healthy child delivery. In this blog, we will discuss how both men and women need to prepare themselves before experiencing parenthood. Step 1: Visit a gynecologist There are many things you need to figure out about your body to ensure the baby is delivered healthily. Visit your gynecologist will help you find the issues that may risk your pregnancy chances. Our gynecologist in Aurangabad will discuss the following aspects of your life: Medical and family history of both the partners Current health issues if any Daily routine, diet, and lifestyle Any supplements or precautions you have been taking in the past Your history of pregnancy (miscarriage, prior pregnancy, or complications) Mental health concerns Safety at home and work Step 2: Visit a dentist Most of the health issues are caused due to a lack of proper oral hygiene. Gum disease, tooth decay, or gingivitis will risk the woman and her future baby. Therefore, visit a dentist and restore your good oral health. Step 3: Get pre-pregnancy care Enroll yourself in a local Parenthood health centre, as there are many things you won’t be able to control...
16 Tips To Follow Before, During And After Your Childbirth During The Lockdown

16 Tips To Follow Before, During And After Your Childbirth During The Lockdown

Unfortunate times call for unforeseen measures. This time of the pandemic, as unfortunate as it seems, is something you’ll have to survive with extremely unexpected yet necessary measures. Moreover, being pregnant and birthing a child during such unsafe conditions can make you more anxious and doubtful. However, it’s possible to have a safe and sound delivery during this period by practicing additional precautionary tips provided by top gynecologists and doctors. Tips To Follow Before The Delivery Period: Hygiene must be your top priority in all scenarios more than ever. Make it a habit to sanitize or wash your hands after every activity or touching particular objects that are brought into the house. Public places and gatherings should be a no-go for you. Although you can practice other preventive measures at public gatherings, it’s best to avoid the risk altogether. Avoid meeting people in person as much as you can. As the COVID-19 virus may not show symptoms in some people, it’s best to keep away from everyone and speak to them on video or phone calls. While choosing a hospital, ensure that it is following all guidelines for patient’s and doctor’s safety and have enough rooms available during your estimated date of labor. Contact the hospital for appointments and stay as early as you can. Order a small stock of supplies for the baby beforehand. These items will include diapers, clothes, cradle, baby food, etc. Stay hydrated throughout the day by drinking at least 8 to 12 glasses of water. And most importantly, stay calm. Practise meditation or other mentally soothing and positive habits to maintain your and your...
Are IVF Babies as Normal as Others?

Are IVF Babies as Normal as Others?

It’s a myth and the most absolute situation is the well-educated people of our society deliberately falls prey to such folklore. The IVF babies are as normal as the non-IVF babies. How? Allow our Infertility doctors in Aurangabad to crack this allegory for you. But first, What are IVF Babies? Couples who fail to conceive naturally after unsuccessful attempts at conceiving through intercourse for more than 12 months can opt for IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) treatment. The treatment includes fertilizing the female eggs and male sperms in a laboratory setup. Once the fusion of sperms and eggs develop into an embryo, it is placed inside the womb of the mother via her cervix. Hereafter, the pregnancy is carried on like any normal pregnancy happens. The Whole Misconception with ART ART – Assisted Reproductive Technology rather than Artificial Reproductive Technology is nothing but the technology-induced in fertilizing the embryo outside the mother’s womb. Post ART, the women carry on with her pregnancy like any other normal woman achieved pregnancy through sexual intercourse. This is very important for couples to complete their thorough homework before planning on IVF options to enter parenthood. According to leading research reports, IVF babies are mostly normal as the non-IVF babies. It solely depends on the type of the seasoned doctor you trust upon for this delicate process. We, at Endoworld Hospital, are one of the most well-renowned Test tube baby centers in Aurangabad with an impressive history of successful IVF treatment. Our infertility clinic in Aurangabad is well-equipped with the latest technological equipment and methodical laboratory setup. Our team of highly accomplished doctors is well-aware of...