Diet During Pregnancy

A healthy diet during pregnancy is essential for the proper development of the fetus. Your body needs more nutrients, vitamins, and minerals while you are pregnant, and a diet lacking in these nutrients might cause developmental disturbances in the baby. Include dairy products, legumes, fish, eggs, green leafy vegetables, etc., in your diet.

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Is Gelusil safe in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 7 weeks pregnant now. Currently, doctor has suggested some tablets and her reports are attached for your reference. From yesterday, she feels gas and wants to take Gelusil. Is it safe to take Gelusil with these medicines? She also complains of vomiting sensation especially i...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and your query. The symptoms your wife suffering with is common during the first trimester of pregnancy. All these symptoms are due to gastritis, which due to the sudden surge of pregnancy...  Read Full »

What does a double red line in pregnancy test kit indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years now and my wife is 31. Today in pregnancy test kit, result came as double red line (a red line for C and a red line for T). Is this positive for pregnancy? Actually yesterday is her date for periods, but this has also not occurred yet. What precautions should we take? We w...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The (UPT Kit) urine pregnancy test kit with two red lines indicates a positive result and that she is at present pregnant. The confirmation for an intrauterine pregnancy can be further done with a transvaginal ultrasound scan. She should be placed on tablet Folic Acid ...  Read Full »

Is the change in stool consistency during pregnancy, a problem to worry?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old and now 36 weeks pregnant. I just noticed my stool appeared as a mixture of white and brown long particles. I never had white poop in such lengths. My scan reports were normal a month ago. Is there any problem to worry? Is there any threat to the baby? Should I visit th...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Passage of white or brown particles in stool does not harm baby and there is no need to be alarmed. You can visit a physician or gastroenterologist for a physical evaluation, to confirm the nature of the problem and take treatment if required. If there are no other stom...  Read Full »

What are the things to consider before planned pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, What are the best things one can do to get pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As with anything, having a planned pregnancy has a better outcome than an unplanned pregnancy. For both partners, adhering to a healthy lifestyle in terms of diet, fitness, stopping smoking and alcohol, and stress management are important. For the woman, in particular, we...  Read Full »

Does low weight of fetus lead to early termination of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 weeks pregnant (post IUI). Recently I got my growth scan done and it showed GA by LMP 29 weeks 3 days whereas GA by USG 28 weeks 2 days. Fetal body weight of 1125 gram and with a slight impression of asymmetrical IUGR. I am much worried about this 1 week 1 day gap between USG and...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your medical history and in my opinion one week difference may occur and can be considered a normal change. Your baby weight is fine and you are taking appropriate dose of amino acid and other medicines.  Have a balanced and protein rich diet which in...  Read Full »

I am not able to eat anything. Please suggest a nutrient-rich diet plan.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 weeks pregnant. My doctor suggested me to take complete bed rest as baby is very low down to the uterus. My problem is, I am unable to eat anything due to nausea and indigestion as there is no physical activity. I am losing weight and suffering from anemia and on medication for th...  Read Full »


Dr. Swapan Banerjee

Dietician, Fitness Expert, Nutritionist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In your pregnancy, you are in third trimester. You can eat almost all good nutritive value oriented foods except few and be aware of side effects of medicines without physician advice. For your loss of appetite and indigestion problem, you should take soft, semi-solid,...  Read Full »

I am pregnant. What precautions should I take?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my periods last month and I missed my periods of this month. My urine test shows a positive pregnancy result. How to know that when I got pregnant? How long it have been that is, how many days or weeks? What are the precautions should I take now? I am living in an area where I could...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the dates you have mentioned (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you have conceived during the last week of the month, as it was the fertile period for you. And, you are almost 6 plus weeks pregnant now.Please get a scan for an early pregnancy t...  Read Full »

Please suggest precautions regarding food and lifestyle during pregnancy.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old and got married three years ago. This is my second pregnancy and I am currently 12 weeks pregnant. I had terminated my first pregnancy due to my bad health condition. I am a practicing architect and a teacher. My work schedule is about 9 to 10 working hours a day wit...  Read Full »


Dr. Digvijay

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With working job and pregnancy, it is a difficult task. First being pregnant you need to relax. Do not stress out. Stress even mental stress has ill effects on pregnancy. Also, your weight is on the higher side. As you crossed 12 weeks, do a minimal routine physical ...  Read Full »

Why do women become fat during or after pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know why do women become fat during or after pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Women become fat because of lack of physical activity, exercise, fluid redistribution during and post pregnancy. All these factors cause weight gain. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doc...  Read Full »

What is the best food during 8 weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the best food during 8 weeks of pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Diabetologist, Family Physician, Microbiologist, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. Pregnancy is a state where a woman needs high quality nutrition to ensure development of a healthy baby. It is very important to include green leafy vegetables such as spinach and dill, to improve health and prevent any deficiencies in blood. It would ...  Read Full »

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