Prenatal Care of Pregnancy

Prenatal Care of Pregnancy

Prenatal care of pregnancy is very important for development of a healthy baby and to prevent any pregnancy complications. Therefore pregnant women should be monitored right from the day of diagnosis of pregnancy till the delivery of the child. Early diagnosis of pregnancy is very important to monitor. There are several methods to diagnose pregnancy. […]

Basic Information about Ovulation and Menstrual Cycle

Basic Information about Ovulation and Menstrual Cycle

In males the production of sperms starts from the onset of puberty, where as in females the production of ova begins even before the birth. Primary oocytes are formed in the follicles by birth. Formation of ova from the primary oocyte begins on the onset of puberty. The discharge of the ovum from the ovarian […]

Amniocentesis – Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Disorders

Amniocentesis – Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Disorders

‘Amniocentesis’ is a medical test for prenatal diagnosis of genetic disorders in the fetuses. A small quantity of amniotic fluid is withdrawn in an aseptic manner and cultured in the genetic laboratory to investigate the chromosomal abnormalities. The test is usually done between 15- 20 weeks of pregnancy. How this Aminocentesis procedure is done? This […]

Testicular Biopsy – Indications, How is it Done? Results

Testicular Biopsy – Indications, How is it Done? Results

Testicular biopsy is a diagnostic surgical procedure done in azoospermic male individuals to find out whether there is sperm production or not in the testis. A small piece of testicular tissue is removed and sent to the laboratory in an isotonic medium to find spermatozoa in them. What are the indications for Testicular Biopsy? In […]

Assisted Hatching Procedure in IVF

Assisted Hatching Procedure in IVF

‘Assisted Hatching’ is highly scientific and delicate technique done on the embryo to enhance the implantation rate and thereby the success rate of IVF or ICSI cycles. Soon after the release of the oocyte the infundibulum or the fimbriated part of the fallopian tube catches the egg and transport it further by the cilia and […]

How to reduce the effect of Premenstrual Syndrome?

How to reduce the effect of Premenstrual Syndrome?

What is meant by PreMenstrual Syndrome? In women, the days before menstruation there will be a feeling of headache, body pains, strain and they may feel angry at times due to hormonal changes. This phenomenon is called Premenstrual Syndrome. How to get relief from Premenstrual Syndrome? To get relief from this premenstrual syndrome, the foods […]

Contraceptive Drugs : Combined Pill and its Mode of Action, Benefits and Adverse Effects

Contraceptive Drugs : Combined Pill and its Mode of Action, Benefits and Adverse Effects

What are Oral Contraceptives? Oral contraceptives Oral contraceptives are the drugs which are used for preventing the unwanted pregnancy. They are taken orally for 21 days. They act by mimicing the pregnancy like environment with the help of hormones present in the contraceptive pills. Types of Oral Contraceptive pills: There are two main types of […]

Diet and Care to be taken during Pregnancy

Diet and Care to be taken during Pregnancy

How to take care of your Diet during your Pregnancy? During pregnancy period, a woman needs to take more nutritious diet than usual days. Double the amount of vitamins, minerals and salts have to be taken. For the fetus to grow properly with good health condition, proper nutrition has to be taken. To prevent the health problems […]