6 Exercises to Get Back in Shape after Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the start of an incredible journey.It aids in the transition of a woman into motherhood.From conception to birth the body changes in many different ways to accommodate the baby.The waistline increases as the baby grows in size.The muscles become weak due to a sedentary lifestyle.Pregnancy changes a woman physically as well as emotionally.Being physically sound keeps the body strong.Healthy body strengthens the immune system and keeps the diseases away.Emotional Health keeps the mind balanced.It is vital for the mother to regain her fitness.

After the delivery getting your body back is not as hard as you might think.Here are some workouts that can help you get back in shape after pregnancy:

1) Walking

Just after pregnancy, it can be difficult to indulge in intensive workouts.Therefore walking is the best cardiovascular exercise to keep the heart pumping.Japanese Researchers from Wakayama Medical College conducted an experiment on 83 participants with mild hypertension.They were made to walk 10,000 steps per day for 12 weeks.At the end of 12 weeks, they showed a significant drop inblood pressure and increased stamina.Walking can help in post pregnancy to tone the body and flex the muscles.

Walking must be done before any intensive workout.This practice reduces the probability of workout related accidents since it makes the body more agile and flexible.Walking also boosts blood circulation and strengthens the bones.

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  • Walk for at least 40 minutes for best results.
  • Avoid walking in crowded places.

2) Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics is an improvised version of aerobics.It is practiced in a shallow water body like a swimming pool.Water aerobics is the best form of resistance training for women in postnatal phase.Although it is a lot harder on muscles it is completely safe and prevents wear and tear of muscles.The buoyancy of the water keeps the abdominal muscles engaged because they are working to keep you balanced.The cool and soothing aquatic environment allows more repetitions withoutincreasing the stress levels.An additional benefit of this aquatic exercise is the pressure of the water relieves swelling from the extremities.

Water Aerobics

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  • Best results can be expected by performing 10 to 20 reps and proper rest between each rep.
  • Keep the core muscles contracted and breathe deeply.

3) Yoga

Yoga is best when recovering from exhaustion and marathon of labor.It amplifies the process of loosening of tight muscles, calm nerves and rebuilds and calibrates the abdominal muscles and the pelvic floor that have stood the test of 40 weeks.Yoga helps in attaining emotional stability which is very important for a balanced and healthy mind.It also helps in regaining the endurance that is lost in recovery from labor and fatigue from caring for the new-born.

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Breastfeeding can cause the shoulders and spine to become rounded and sore.Yoga plays a vital role in dealing with such situations.Specific asana can effectively reduce the belly fat.The major benefit of yoga is that specific parts of the body can be targeted which is not possible in other weight loss programs.

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  • Yoga is the best exercise for mothers recovering from C-section.
  • Warm-up before hitting the yoga mat.
  • Keep the moments light.
  • Don’t overdo it.

4) Swimming

Swimming is a low impact and non-weight bearing way to lose weight and restore muscle tone post pregnancy.It builds cardiovascular fitness, endurance, and muscle strength.Swimming is an all-over body workout as nearly all muscles are utilized when swimming.30 minutes of swimming thrice a week along with a balanced diet efficiently improve fitness and maintain a positive mental lookout.A postnatal woman must start as gently as possible, swimming at a low pace.This will help her get used to the changes in her body and avoid strainingherself.

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  • Don’t rush immediately.
  • Wait for at least 4 to 6 weeks for the body to recover and the parameters to normalize before start with swimming.

5)Kegels(pelvic floor exercises)

Kegel exercises are important during and after pregnancy.During pregnancy, the pelvic muscles have to support more weight because of the baby putting extra pounds on the uterus.At the time of labor, these muscles are stretched even more to make room for the baby to pass through.Therefore kegels are absolutely necessary to have an easier birth.After pregnancy kegel exercises play a vital role in healing the strained or damaged pelvic muscles due to labor.

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Whether the baby is conceived through C-section or normally, there will be urinary leakage issues.This is because the expanding uterus can place a lot of pressure on the pelvic floor muscles.Kegel exercises promote perennial healing, regain bladder control and strengthens the pelvic muscles.

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  • It may hard to do these exercises just after delivery.
  • Don’t overdo.
  • Perform as many reps as you can and tone will gradually return.

6)Pilates (Stretching and Strengthening of Large Muscles)

Pilates is one of the best ways to prepare your body to handle pregnancy as well as to get back in shape after pregnancy.Pilates exercise efficiently improves core strength, stability and muscle balance.Keeping the muscles stable and strong makes it easier to return to more intensive workouts after the baby is born.Breast feeding and holding babies affects the body’s posture.It is best to incorporate pilates in the workout regime as it strengthens the core and upper back.

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Pilates help the body to recover from post-partum maternal fatigue.

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Don’t overstretch your joints and avoid abdominal crunches and curls.

  • Take care with your balance.
  • Monitor your energy levels.
  • Stay hydrated to prevent muscle from soreness.

Once these exercises are done regularly, they will improve your overall fitness and strength. After you have given birth, you don’t have to rush into a full workout routine. Start off with a low intensity training regime without straining your body.

In addition to exercise, right diet is must before, during and after pregnancy to achieve the best fitness standards. It plays an important role in maintaining the fitness and overall health of the body.

Having a baby is an amazing experience and the first priority should be the health and well-being of the baby. In order to take care of the baby you need to take care of yourself – mind, emotions and physical health.

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IVF TREATMENT IN INDIA

ABOUT IVF (TEST TUBE BABY)?

In vitro Fertilization(IVF) was developed long back in 1978 for women who were not capable of getting pregnant. Through IVF they can conceive “unnaturally” and can gain motherhood.

It includes joining the eggs and sperm outside the human body in a laboratory. Once fertilization occurs and the embryos are formed, they are then transferred into the uterus. IVF is an expensive method. As a result, only 4%-5% of couples with infertility opt for it. IVF and other similar procedures have helped in the birth of countless infants around the world.

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WHY INDIA FOR IVF TREATMENT?

If you compare with the United States and other countries, India offers you a large combination of procedures at around one-tenth of the cost of similar techniques. In India, you can find best IVF centres in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad.

According to the Confederation of Indian Ventures (CII), Medical tourism is really creating impact in India. The reason that pulls in medical tourism to India is the price factor which is very low compared to other countries.

Medical tourists who visit India are increasing every year as various medical treatments are available in INDIA. That is the one of the main reason for medical tourism having a rapid growth.Among them, many of the medical tourists visit India for IVF treatment. In India, IVF centres are highly preferred due to its popularity and the treatment they offer.

REACH OF   IVF CENTRES

Main reason, why India is getting an edge for IVF is, many IVF clinics are highly equipped with ultra-modern technologies, highly professional doctors in the city which are within your reach. Adding to the list there is no waiting period for the treatment in India, you can easily get appointments for consultation with the best doctors.

Don’t you think Technology plays a vital role in the success of the IVF treatment? The whole surgical procedure which begins with ovulation induction to embryo transfer and implantation depends heavily on accuracy and the exact result during the treatment.

Most IVF clinics have advanced laboratories that are well equipped with technology like 3-D Embryoscope, Laparoscopy etc. In accordance with the international guidelines, IVF clinics are maintained in a clean and proper manner.

HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL TEAM OF DOCTORS

India has some of the best doctors in the world, known fact isn’t it. Highly qualified and experienced in their respective fields and having global exposure. In most of the IVF clinics the implementation of the latest technologies, working culture in the hospitals are highly professional.

The team which is well-experienced and dedicated in their work is always ready to give support to Doctors. No need to bother about language as nowadays everyone can speak and understand in English.

COST OF IVF IN INDIA

Here is the approximate cost:

Procedure Cost
IVF / ICSI Rs.75000 – 90000
Drugs Rs.50000 – 80000
Blood Test Rs.20000 – 30000
Hysteroscopy Rs.30000 – 50000

An average of 24% of embryos are inserted into women’s womb and lead to birth, but medical research says that this may rise to 79% by utilizing new procedures by selecting best embryos.For new process and better effects, a patient must go for the ICSI technology assistance in In Vitro Fertilization(IVF) which will cost you from Rs.1,50,000 – Rs.2,50,000.

The IVF cost plays a major role in IVF treatment. In India, IVF cost is affordable when compared to other countries. The basic IVF cost for one cycle is around Rs.2lakhs to Rs.3lakhs. It is very low if compared with other developed countries.

The cost generally consists of monitoring the ovarian stimulation, fertilization, egg retrieval, and embryo transfer. If an advanced reproductive technology is used then you should be ready to pay extra amount. Sometimes the number of IVF cycles required for the successful outcome can increase your total cost of IVF treatment.

SUCCESS RATE

IVF treatment success depends on several factors such as age, infertility, and weight. With progression in age, the success rate of the IVF treatment decreases as the quality of your eggs deteriorate and you may have to use donor eggs or embryos.

Few facts-success in India:

First test tube baby in 1978

First IVF – ICSI baby in 1998

First blastocyst baby in Delhi in 1999

REASONS FOR INFERTILITY WHICH CAN BE TREATED BY IVF

You can opt for IVF treatment if you have any of these problems:

  • Endometriosis
  • male who are having a Low sperm count.
  • women who have Problems with the uterus.
  • women having Problems with ovulation.
  • Antibody issues that damage the sperm or eggs
  • An unexplained infertility issue

HOW DOES IVF WORK

IVF treatment starts with a course of hormone therapy to stimulate the development of several follicles in the ovary. Once it is done, these are collected as eggs. Then they are fertilized in a test-tube to create several embryos. Between two to five days in an incubator. Embryos which were created, among them one or two of these embryos are transferred through the vagina to the uterus. After the process is done Implantation occurs and pregnancy begins. In IVF as in natural conception, not every embryo implants to become a pregnancy. That is the reason, why surplus embryos are frozen, so you have a chance of transferring even if the first one fails. Freezing has become an essential part of every IVF treatment.

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Author Bio: Patel Varun, I am a medical/health research blogger and like to write on topics related to health.

Literal Balance Becomes an Issue During Pregnancy

When you become pregnant, literal balance becomes an issue. Pilates can both offset this physical imbalance and prevent injuries because of it. When women become pregnant, they typically gain an additional 25 percent to 30 percent of their usual weight. Unlike a normal weight gain, where those extra pounds would be spread fairly evenly throughout your body, weight gain during pregnancy is all in your belly. This in itself throws off your balance a great deal. In addition to upsetting your balance, the weight gain means a greater threat of injury.

When you increase in size and weight in your abdomen, you have a tendency to sway your lower back, and this causes discomfort and in extreme cases constant pain or even injury. If you injure your lower back, how will you get relief? Your doctor will not give you an injection or prescribe drugs for your pain. Alternative medicine will also be limited. What chiropractor will work on a pregnant woman? Your pregnancy limits what a physical therapist can do for you. You are essentially left to your own devices. Pilates will allow you to elongate the spine and to strengthen your abdominal muscles. The strengthened abdominal muscles, dubbed “the girdle of strength” by Joseph Pilates, will improve your posture,  allow the spine  to straighten, and dramatically offset your imbalance due to your added frontal weight.

123In addition to affecting your physical balance, your pregnancy is also causing an imbalance of hormones. While this hormone is at work, its effects are compounded by a decrease in testosterone and an increase in estrogen. Nature intends for you to slow down when you are pregnant. The natural increase in cortisol increases our fear or tentativeness in movement. We are chemically placed in a protective mode. We become uncomfortable around strangers, among crowds, and in unfamiliar places. Testosterone is a major player in hand-eye coordination as well as balance. Even before pregnancy, women have lower levels of testosterone than men do (which may explain the number of women who walk the high wire or drive race cars), but when they become pregnant their testosterone levels decrease even further. So in addition to becoming more protective and tentative, pregnant women have a diminished capacity for balance. The result is that each step they take is unsure or feels unnatural, and they have a greater possibility of bringing harm to themselves and to their unborn children. When men fall, they have the innate ability to break their fall with their hands, but when women fall, they tend to land like logs.

Obviously, falling during pregnancy can be problematic. When you do Pilates, however, not only does your cortisol level drop significantly, but there is also a notable rise in your testosterone level. By raising your testosterone levels and decreasing your cortisol level, you will become much more confident in your movement, you will have better balance, and you will both eliminate the sensation of being ungainly and lower your propensity for injury.

Another level of balance, a figurative definition, refers to a big-picture notion of our lives as a whole. If this is your first child, you will be amazed at how much in your life will need balancing over the coming months and years. You will have to balance the immediate needs of your child and your own needs. You will have to balance time between what you normally do and the additional tasks you need to perform as a parent. Soon you will need to balance time between your child and your mate. After a while you may have to balance time between work and your family. You have to balance your energy between those you love and the things you love to do.

Beauty & Skin Care Tips for Pregnant Women

PregnancyPregnancy must be one of the most beautiful and most demanding times in our lives. When you think about it, you are responsible for giving birth to another human being, you’ll soon be holding your bundle of joy, cuddling her, making sure there’s nothing in the world to harm her, taking care of her proper growth and nourishment, her education, becoming a good person… But then, there’s you with that huge belly and until the baby comes you have to deal with various things (there are happening to all the pregnant ladies out there) – major changes in hormones (which, by the way, affect every system in the body), the way you carry yourself, changes of habits, changes in health, etc.

One of the things that get affected by the change in hormones is definitely your skin. The point is not to get out of the pregnancy with damaged skin, but keep it clear, moisturised, and healthy. It’s probable you’ll have to change your regular skincare routine and adopt it to your new prego condition. Even though it sounds a bit over the top, you’ll be surprised to learn that some skincare regimens that are pretty common and used by women that aren’t pregnant, are not recommended for use by pregnant women due to safety concerns for the developing baby. Other than implementing a new way of taking care of your skin, you can add the usage of moisturiser and sunscreen to prevent stretch marks and skin spots.

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So, here are some advices that will help you keep your baby safe and keep your skin healthy.

  1. Look for changes

While pregnant, women are known to experience various changes on their skin like areas of skin discoloration, new hair growth, patches of dry skin and other unusual changes. As expected, to stay looking gorgeous, you’ll need to act quickly to correct any problems.

The moment you spot changes, consult a dermatologist. Naturally, you won’t be running to your dermatologist with tiny problems or make emergency calls just because you noticed a pimple on your chin. More serious matters, like the “mask of pregnancy” (dark facial marks), extensive hair growth on face, or other prominent changes in your facial skin are a valid reason to go see him/her.

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  1. Stretch marks

Stretch marks are a pretty inevitable part of any pregnancy. It depends on your genetics and care to what extent you’ll be getting them, though. So, on one hand, you are left with praying to God that your mom didn’t give you a heavy stretch mark gene, and on the other – it’s up to you to start implement proper skin care and reduce stretch marks as much as possible. Vitamin E, and lotions and oils rich in cocoa butter and shea are great in helping with stretch mark reduction, especially if applied daily. They are easy to use – just massage them into your skin after bathing. You are also allowed to use them at times when your skin feels dry and on all parts of body you feel are stretching. Don’t apply more than three times a day, though.

Natural moisturizers reduce the amount of chemicals passing your skin barrier to your baby’s system which is why it’s highly recommended you use them.

  1. Hormones & Proper care

As mentioned, hormones are responsible for almost all changes happening to your body and skin.

Even though you may be prescribed oral and topical retinoid as well as prescription oral acne medicines, try avoid taking them. You’ll be surprised to hear that oral prescription acne medications have in most cases been linked to poor birth outcomes. Further, there has been a research conducted that indicated pregnant women using retinoid creams are potentially in health danger. Apart from acne product, some make-up products contain retinoid and salicylic acid too and could potentially pose some risk to your baby. Don’t start using any new products or continue using your regular ones without having a dermatologist or obstetrician review the ingredients in the facial cosmetics you use (for more skin care products visit new thalgo products).

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Oral skincare pills may also pose a risk to a developing baby as they contain salicylic acid and glycolic acid.

So, to control acne or promote healthy skin, it’s best you avoided taking any sort of pills. Our suggestion is to consult a physician who can recommend some good lotions, topical creams, or serums. With these, there hasn’t been any indication of them causing problems with fetal development.

Whatever you do in pregnancy, reflects your baby too. You owe it to both yourself and your little one growing inside of you to take the best possible care of your health!

Common vision changes during pregnancy

Pregnancy is definitely a really hard time for a woman’s body. Sure, it’s the best feeling in the world, but we can’t neglect the fact that our bodies change tremendously and that there are several aspects of our health that can be affected by the state our body is in. Some of these problems are changes in skin and metabolism, fluid retention, hormones and changes in eyes and your eyesight, affected by blood circulation. And even though most mothers are fine with morning sickness, back pain, feeling tired and having cravings, most of them are more than surprised when they experience heavier changes like heavy acne and, especially, changes in eye sight. It’s even been noted that some women develop a lens prescription when they have never before had troubles with vision.

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Still, no need to worry – once the baby is born, eyesight typically returns to normal or just slight changes occur. It’s recommended you have a checkup at your eye doctor just to see how things are going. Sometimes, vision problems that have occurred in pregnancy may require medical attention so it is better you dealt with it in time.

Here are some vision changes you may experience while pregnant:

  1. Blurry Vision 

A common side effect of pregnancy is fluid retention which can change the shape and thickness and of the cornea. Even some minor changes in its shape may lead to distorted and blurry vision. After pregnancy or after you stop breast feeding, these changes usually go away. If the slight changes you experience don’t bother you, you don’t even need to do anything to solve the “problem”. But, if this blurry vision situation messes with your everyday activities, it’s best you talk to your eye doctor.

In case you have a prescription, you may need to change it. If you don’t have prescription, you’ll probably need to start wearing glasses. Still, given that pregnancy is a delicate time for any woman, most doctors will advise against being fitted for new contacts or undergoing surgery while pregnant. As mentioned before, after your pregnancy is over, it’s probable the shape of your cornea will revert to normal.

  1. Preeclampsia and Vision Problems it causes 

Even though not a common problem during pregnancies, it still is a serious matter happening to 5% to 8% future mothers. It is marked by high blood pressure and the presence of protein in urine. Vision changes typically include blurry vision, auras, and temporary loss of vision, light sensitivity and the appearance of flashing lights. If you experience any of these symptoms it is of utmost importance to contact your doctor.

  1. Dry Eyes                                                                             pregnant woman

Since during pregnancy hormones do all kinds of stuff to your body, it’s no surprise they mess up with your vision too. Namely, these changes cause the body to produce fewer tears which is why you’ll often feel your eyes are dry, gritty and irritated, sensitive to light and a bit red. Luckily, there are eye drops, so called artificial tears, you can use – they should help with eye strain of this sort. They are designed to lubricate your eyes and ease dryness. In case you are wearing lenses, you need to make sure the lubricant you’ve chosen can be used with contacts. Don’t buy artificial tears without consulting your eye doctor, though. He will know which type to prescribe and what is safe for a pregnant lady.

Things you can further do to help your dry eye syndrome is limit exposure to forced air from radiators or air conditioners as much as possible, as well as staring at a computer screen/phone screen sitting under fluorescent lights. Try spending a certain period of time during the day looking at something green or blue. If you have a yard, look at the plants, the grass let your eyes rest.

If you have diabetes, see an ophthalmologist before you get pregnant to get information on potential risks during pregnancy. When you get pregnant, see him while still in early pregnancy to get screened for damage to the blood vessels in your retina. This condition is called diabetic retinopathy and it is known to usually worsen during pregnancy. This is why you will probably need to get more frequent eye exams. On the other hand, if you have glaucoma, it will probably improve during pregnancy. See your ophthalmologist for potential medication adjustment. This can be even done before the pregnancy, that is – while planning it. By starting you off with as low a dose as possible, your doctor may be able to lessen your baby’s exposure to the medication.

How to Find the Best Ivf Treatment in Chennai

Fertility Problem

Infertility is a condition characterized by the inability to conceive after one complete year of engaging in unprotected sex. Unlike in the past, modern days are characterized by stressful and hectic work environment accompanied by an unbalanced lifestyle. These components of modern life have brought married couples face to face with the issue of being unable to conceive. The period of endlessly and unsuccessfully trying to become pregnant can be one of the most distressing times in the lives of couples. After all is said and done, such couples may have to resolve to an IVF treatment in order to find a solution to their problem.

How to go about it

Before you rush to take the next step in your effort to get pregnant, it is highly valuable to take your time and seek out a reputable fertility expert or clinic. This is especially when you and your partner have been going for check-ups to different fertility doctors. If you are turning to IVF, it means that alternative and less invasive infertility treatments such as infertility drugs have failed to work. You must then set some time aside to do your homework and find the best ivf treatment Chennai can offer.

During your search for an ideal infertility clinic, it is essential to determine how far you and your partner are willing to go through with the process. You must know that such advanced reproductive treatments will be expensive and cost you a lot of your money and will involve the intake of strong drugs or even hormones. You must also be prepared and ensure that both you and your partner are emotionally as well as mentally prepared to avoid cases of anxiety and depression in worst situations.

Best IVF Treatment Chennai

Nevertheless, finding a matchless IVF specialist and clinic will help put you at ease, with the knowledge that your life and health are in the best of hands, skills and experience. Besides ensuring the safety of your reproductive systems, locating the best IVF treatment Chennai clinic will increase your chances of becoming pregnant after the treatment is done for the first time. Being an invasive procedure, you would hate having to repeat it over and over again to make pregnancy a success.

The best IVF infertility clinics are the ones with the highest percentage of successful procedures. You can find useful information on this from the internet; your doctor can recommend one, or you can even check from reputable medical journals and magazines. Remember to take your time and when you have a list of such clinics, contact them and ask as many questions as you possibly can.

Top 7 Tips for Moms to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy

Getting pregnant and becoming a mother is the most desired period in every woman’s life. It is one of the most satisfying, yet crucial periods for a lady. Once a woman knows she has conceived, she cannot lead a life like how she used to when she was single or was just married. A pregnant woman needs to take all the necessary steps to keep both her baby and herself healthy. She also has to eat healthy food since the nutrients required for the foetus pass from the mother’s body. That means if the mother eats healthy food, the baby also eats the same healthy stuff.

Let us go through a few tips for moms to stay healthy during pregnancy:

1. Cheese should be avoided by pregnant women by all means because it may contain some bacteria which may harm the baby. It is better for pregnant women to have cooked eggs rather than having them raw. Raw food must be avoided as much as possible during pregnancy. Some raw food items may have Toxoplasma which may cause miscarriage. Untreated milk and shellfish must also be avoided during pregnancy since they may contain contaminated bacteria which are harmful both for the mom and the baby.

2. Pregnant women should limit their exercises to some light exercises. A pregnant woman needs to strengthen her balance in order to recover fast after delivery. They can very well do the household chores. Regular exercise can help to prevent excess weight gain, to reduce pregnancy-related problems like back pain, swelling and constipation. It improves sleep, increases energy and prepares the lady for labor.

3. A pregnant woman should consult a dentist during pregnancy because the rise in hormones can cause bleeding gums and irritation.

4. It is extremely important for a pregnant lady to get a regular pre natal care. If the woman is healthy, health care providers will want to see her once in four weeks until the 28th week of pregnancy. Then consultation will be required once in two weeks till the 36th week of pregnancy. After the 36th week, the pregnant woman needs to see the doctor once in a week till delivery.

5. A pregnant woman should have a well-balanced diet which includes lean meats, fruits, vegetables, whole-grain breads and low-fat dairy product. It is crucial for a to-be-mom to get the required amount of calcium, iron and folic acid.

6. The female body undergoes many changes during pregnancy. A hormone known as relaxin is produced during pregnancy which is believed to prepare the pubic area and the cervix for childbirth. The relaxin loosens the ligaments in the body by which the pregnant woman becomes less stable and more prone to injury. Therefore, she has to be very careful in order to avoid falling.

7. Getting adequate sleep is very important during pregnancy. As the pregnancy progresses, the future-mother may find it difficult to take a comfortable position to sleep. Lying on one’s side that too on the left side helps to keep the uterus off the big blood vessels which are on the right side of the abdomen. Therefore, being very cautious during pregnancy will lead to an easy, blissful childbirth.

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Three Components That Make Cloud 9 the Best Hospital for Pregnancy

Month 9 of Your Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of happiness and joy for a family. The birth of a new soul, a new family member into the world is a beautiful process. However, the joy and happiness of the birth can be hindered by the pain of delivery and other challenges that come with a birth. This makes it important for a pregnant woman to have access to quality medical care during the three trimesters of the pregnancy as well as at the time of delivery.

Selecting a suitable maternity hospital means that you must know what makes for the best hospitals for pregnancy. There are many hospitals available in India and being unsure of which one suits your needs best can leave you in problems. One of the best medical facilities to cater to the needs of pregnant women in India is Cloud 9. This hospital has distinguished itself from the multitude of hospitals that provide similar services. There are three aspects of their facilities that have enabled them to achieve this unique status.

Here is why this hospital is one of the best hospitals for pregnancy in all of India.

Atmosphere

There is an atmosphere that exists in hospitals. It is a combination of pain, suffering, sterility, and fear. As a result of this atmosphere, many people are terribly afraid of going to hospitals regardless of the nature of the condition that is making them seek medical assistance. The atmosphere at Cloud 9 hospital is quite different. It is the most welcoming and comfortable hospital that you will have ever been to. The atmosphere has their patients relaxed and comfortable in the knowledge of getting the best medical services possible.

Facilities

A hospital must have adequate and modern facilities if it is to provide the best medical treatment and care that it can to its patients. Cloud 9 has excelled in this aspect as they have the most advanced and cutting edge medical facilities anywhere, in not just India but also in the world.

Cost

All across the world people are complaining that, despite medical services being a necessity and basic requirement of life, they are un-affordable. There are many people suffering because they are unable to access the right medical care. Cloud 9 hospital has addressed this by being able to provide quality medical services at an affordable cost. They are one of the most cost effective medical service providers in the world, making them the best hospital for pregnancy care.

How to Handle High Risk Maternity

A good number of women are able to have easy pregnancies without any complications. However, for an unlucky few, their pregnancies are termed high-risk and, they are cautioned that the chances that their pregnancy will result in complications risking their lives, as well as the life of their infant, are extremely high.

What is a high-risk maternity?

As much as the word sounds daunting, pregnancies that are deemed high risk are those in which the mother needs to be closely monitored because there is a possibility of complications that could occur during birth. Some health conditions that the mother has, like obesity, preeclampsia, cancer, lupus, heart problems, epilepsy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, kidney disease, asthma and diabetes could make the pregnancy high risk. There are also some infections that are considered to make a pregnancy high risk. These include syphilis, HIV, chicken pox, rubella and hepatitis C.

In general, pregnant women who are under the age of 17 years or past 35 years, those who smoke or drink heavily, those who were obese or underweight prior to pregnancy, those who have had previous miscarriages and those with multiple pregnancies have a high-risk pregnancy. Due care is also applied in cases where the foetus has been diagnosed with conditions such as Down’s syndrome.

High-risk maternity care

Because of the risk of difficulties that could endanger the life of the mother or the baby, constant monitoring for high-risk pregnancies is required. A woman with a high-risk pregnancy is certainly expected to have more prenatal visits than one with a low-risk pregnancy. Regular visits will include ultrasounds, blood pressure checks and urine tests. For this reason, it is essential to choose a hospital that specializes in high-risk pregnancies or that with a medical team which is qualified in handling the same. Maternity Chennai offer is technologically advanced, and can take care of such a situation in a proper way.

Maternity Chennai

Most hospitals in Chennai give a detailed description of the services that they offer. This makes it easy for mothers-to-be to select a hospital that they believe will best cater to their needs. Chennai has a considerable number of hospitals that specialize in offering care and maternity services to women with high-risk pregnancies. For a problem-free pregnancy, it is crucial that you get an adequate rest, eat well and follow your doctor’s orders. Enough bed rest may be required in later stages of a pregnancy. Don’t over work yourself in order not to put your pregnancy at risk.