Normal Delivery Tips from Gynaecologist Dr Neelima Mantri

0 16 July 2021
Normal Delivery Tips from Gynaecologist Dr Neelima Mantri

Feeling anxious and tensed is common for first-time moms as the due date approaches. “It’s absolutely fine to be nervous. Please do now that it’s natural and knowing what comes your way and being prepared for it will not only help you ease your nerves but also smoothens your whole experience”, says Dr Neelima Mantri leading gynaecologist who has helped hundreds of women with successful normal delivery in Mumbai. But how does a woman get to know what exactly is coming her way and how does she prepare for it? This blog is our answer. Here we discuss the final trimester and give you handy delivery tips from Dr Neelima Mantri that can help pregnant women better prepare for labour. Read on: Prepare your body: Normal delivery requires strength to help you endure and exercises are the best way to develop your strength and stamina as you prepare for your labour. This doesn’t mean you will have to lift weights and perform aerobics, you will just have to perform simple exercises within your capacity. Look up for antenatal exercises, pregnancy yoga, and pelvic floor exercises, simple walking during this period to improve your pelvic strength and general mobility. As every woman’s condition is different we advise your contact your

0 8 April 2021
Natural Pregnancy Cures: Back, Pelvis, and Hip Pain

Pregnancy is special and beautiful. But the struggle of bringing a child on the Earth is massive. While family and friends celebrate when they see the baby bump, the mother may suffer from pain and discomfort. During pregnancy, some health difficulties are quite natural yet hard to bear with. The best gynecologist in India has suggestions for pregnant women who are enduring natural pregnancy problems. The most common side-effect of pregnancy is a pain in various body parts, especially in the back, pelvic area, and hip. Let us look into the advice of the top Gynecologist in Mumbai to cure the common pregnancy problems.

  • Back pain

Back pain is a very common problem among most would-be mothers. Therefore, doctors always suggest women strengthening their backs before they try to get pregnant. Regular exercise suffices to keep the back healthy. Yoga, swimming, cycling, walking, and sitting straight can help women to make their backs strong. As the baby grows in the womb, the body becomes heavier naturally changing the body posture of the mother. This makes the back muscles fatigued. The weight gain also often causes pain and fatigue in the neck and shoulder. Th

0 4 February 2021
World Cancer Day Feb 04 2021 | Most Common Cancers in Women

This world cancer day, let us take a look at the most common types of cancers that affect women. Cancer during pregnancy, cervical cancer, the effects of cervical cancer in pregnancy is some of the areas of focus in this article.  In most cases, these cancers are highly treatable and if diagnosed early, have the potential for a complete recovery. Knowing what these cancers are could potentially help in their prevention. The following are the most common types of cancers in women:

  • > Breast cancer: Cancer of one or both the breasts
  • > Endometrial cancer: Cancer of the uterine lining.
  • > Cervical cancer: Cancer of the cervix.
  • > Ovarian cancer: Cancer of one or both the ovaries
  • > Lung cancer: Cancer that affects the lungs
  • > Skin cancer: Also known as melanoma, caused due to excessive exposure to the sun or a variety of other factors.
  • > Colorectal cancer: A cancer of the colon and the rectum. Its counterpart in men is prostate cancer.

Breast Cancer It is the most common type of cancer in women which is why we are devoting a whole section to it. The risk of this ca

0 24 July 2019
Uterine Fibroid Treatment- Is Minimally invasive Surgery better than Traditional Surgery?

Uterine fibroids are the muscular tumors that are formed near the wall of the uterus. Formed as a single tumor or a cluster of tumors, they can fibroids in uterus can develop inside the uterine (womb) or sometimes grow attached to it. Being one of the most common causes of abnormal bleeding in women, there is approximately 60% chance of formation of uterine fibroids in women. Though not all the uterine fibroids exhibit symptoms, the ones which do can have a serious impact on a women health and reproductive ability based on their size location and severity. Some of the common symptoms experienced by women due to the formation of uterine fibroids are: • Abnormal bleeding between menstruations. • Heavy menstrual period lasting more than a week. • Frequent urination or prolonged constipation problems. • Pelvic pain, backaches or leg pains. Though fibroids are benign tumors, sometimes they can cause the above problems or even interfere with the pregnancy by creating fertility problems. So when the fibroids tend to be bothersome, you surgeon may recommend treatment options which range from medications to traditional and minimally invasive surgeries based on patient’s age, size of the fibroid, location and patient’s desire to have the children in future. Traditional surgery procedures: Though both surgical and non-

0 18 March 2019
Cool Ways to Announce your Pregnancy

Going to be a mother? Congratulations! You may be excited in finding out that you are going to be a mother and embrace the process of pregnancy followed by motherhood as you welcome a newest addition to your family! It’s even exciting to share the news with your partner but even more exciting would be announcing it to the world. Let’s take a look at few cool ideas to announce to the world that you are expecting. #1 New Pair of “Genes” Let the world know that you are getting a new pair of “genes”. For fun, you can also add in which season, your new pair of “Genes” will arrive. For eg: Baby Clara: Spring/summer collection 2019 #2 Announce the next generation Let the world know that you are ready to welcome the next generation with a bang! Just like new generation smart phones are launched, convey this idea using actual smart phones and a toy phone #3 Guard Dog Duty If you have a pet, you can convey it through him. Announce that he will be doing a guard dog duty starting the baby due month. You can write it somewhere near to your pet and place it next to him #4 Movie poster This is one of the coolest ideas to announce it to your family. Create a movie poster by adding your and spouse’s name on it along with the “release date”. This is a cute and creative idea at the same time #5 Mug s

0 11 March 2019
How to Recover from a C-section

Motherhood is a beautiful and fulfilling phase where the new mothers are anxious and excited in welcoming their new born and taking care of them. Some mothers will be also busy in thinking of shedding their weight after pregnancy. Having a baby can be a strainful experience to your body, especially if you are opting for a c- section delivery. Vaginal delivery is asier to recover when compared to C-section. The practice of tying a belt post pregnancy is believed to help in tightening the muscles, reduces the swelling and also helps in supporting the back. This belt can Support your abdomen as it won’t contract immediately after delivery naturally. There are different types of binds available to use such as wraps which are made out of cloth which can be used immediately after delivery, belts or splints which can be adjustable so as to increase or loosen the tightness in the abdomen. If it is a normal delivery, the mother can use binds within few hours post delivery. If it is a c-section, the doctor may recommend you to use binds only after the wound is healed which may take around six to eight weeks. It is advisable to use binds only after speaking your gynecologist regarding the same. Such belts can help in reducing tummy fat, to enhance your posture, toning tummy muscles and in back support and back pain reduction. Let’s find out certain tips to r

0 21 June 2018
How Does Diabetes Affect Pregnant Women?

High blood sugar levels in pregnant women can cause birth defects and can also increase the chances of miscarriage. Let us now discuss elaborately how diabetes can affect a pregnant woman. It is important to consult a doctor as soon as you come to know that you are pregnant, as high blood glucose level during the early stages of pregnancy can have a negative bearing on the outcome on successful pregnancy. It is during the early period (2 to 4 weeks) that the baby gets affected due to high blood sugar level because it is during this period that the organs of the baby start forming, such as the head, heart and the lungs. There is always a chance of these organs being defective due to diabetes. Examples of such defects include defects in the heart, spine or the brains. There are many health problems that a pregnant woman can develop due to diabetes. Such problems include kidney disease and problems of the eye. Other health problems that a pregnant woman can develop include toxemia, which is a problem related to high blood pressure and excess proteins in the urine as a result of high level in blood sugar. These problems generally arise during the second half of the pregnancy and may become life threatening both to the mother as well as the baby. In most cases the result is premature delivery, which becomes necessary when reaching the 37

0 30 May 2018
Prenatal or Pregnancy Yoga: The Must Do List For a Fit Body

It is during the period of pregnancy that women are more prone to health effects like constipation, backache, nausea, Incontinence , Aching Feet,Exhaustion , Muscle Spasm, Varicose Veins and Moodiness. These are the side effects of pregnancy that can keep women from staying fit and healthy. Pregnancy Yoga, better known as Prenatal Yoga can be the ultimate remedy for pregnant women to stay agile and fit. Here are some pregnancy yoga recommended by gynecologists.

  1. Butterfly Pose and Squats are recommended for 1st These yoga exercises will keep your thigh muscles, lower and upper back and the legs relaxed and also help to improve the blood circulation to ensure the baby’s proper growth. Your abs and the gluteal muscles are also strengthened, in which case, there is no extra pressure on the spine.
  2. Kegels and Standing Crunch are the yoga exercises recommended for the 2nd These exercises help to prevent bladder problems and ensures that the delivery is easier. The abdominal muscles stay relaxed and there are fewer chances of spasms during the pregnancy period.
  3. Swimming and Bicep Curls are recommended for the 3rd These exercises help the joints of the body to stay relaxed and strengthens the arm muscles which is essential during the postnatal period. The buoyancy of the water helps the body muscles to stay toned.

0 3 May 2018
Healthy Pregnancy in Your 40s – Know It

If you are one of those contemplating for bearing a child at the age of 40, there can be words for encouragement provided you are aware of some of the basic facts that relate to pre natal and post natal issues. Here are some facts that you need to know before you conceive.

  1. Consultation with your gynecologist is important because there are certain immunization which should be done that include vaccination. Alternative medications should be consumed instead of those which may be harmful during pregnancy. It is advisable to wait for a month after immunization before conceiving.
  2. Exercises are recommended during pregnancy that include aerobics and exercises for increasing flexibility and resistance. Even light weight lifting is also recommended, besides swimming, yoga, stationary biking and walking.
  3. A healthy diet is essential for pregnant women as important it is to stay away from intake of caffeine, smoking, alcohol and other drugs which may be harmful.
  4. If you are taking fertility drugs to increase the chances of conceiving, there is a possibility of having twins or even triplets.
  5. Chances of abnormalities in birth can be reduced by carrying out certain tests like the NIPT (Cell Free

0 25 December 2017

Antenatal Care During Pregnancy is the clinical assessment of mother and fetus. It is advisable to have 12-16 doctor visits for the assessment of pregnant women before and during pregnancy. The main purpose of antenatal care is to supervise the maternal and fatal well-being during pregnancy. It also identifies and treats conditions that may harm the health of the new-born and mother; prepares for the labor and also high quality life after birth. It is better to start antenatal care as early as possible. An expectant mother should go for check-ups once in a month until 28 weeks, twice a month until 36 weeks and every week in last 4 weeks. Some of the main objectives of antenatal-care are:

  • Screen the conditions such as anemia, infections from sexual contacts etc.
  • Ensure delivery of a full term healthy baby.
  • Provide an appropriate treatment for the predictable problems during or after pregnancy.
  • Teach the mother about child care, nutrition, sanitation and hygiene.
  • Give guidance to the mother on breast feeding and post-natal care.

Antenatal care is very beneficial and it mainly falls under four categories. Accurate nutritional diet: Maintaining nutritional diet is very critical for the well-being of mother and the un