Pregnancy Health

For a healthy pregnancy, getting regular prenatal care is crucial. If you are healthy and do not have any risk factors, you have to go for prenatal visits every 4 weeks until the 28th week, and every 2 weeks until the 36th week, and once every week till you deliver. You have to undergo various prenatal tests to determine if the pregnancy is progressing without any complications.

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Will there be bleeding due to implantation after the transfer of frozen embryo?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a frozen embryo transfer on the eleventh of this month of a genetically tested 5AA embryo. I got my first positive pregnancy test on the sixteenth of this month. Yesterday, I had red blood when I wiped it for a few hours. Today I had more blood when I wiped. I am on Estrogen and P...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have been offered a frozen embryo transfer on the eleventh of this month, and the test is positive after five days, then the present bleed is likely to be an implantation bleed. However, the color of the blood is an important indicator of implantation. Also im...  Read Full »

What are the ways to stay healthy during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a consultation about my blood reports. And also advise me on how to maintain good health during pregnancy. Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. Your blood values are normal for the first trimester (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Reports for hemoglobinopathy, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), syphilis, hepatitis B, and a dual marker are sti...  Read Full »

I have chest pain at 25 weeks of pregnancy. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female, who weighs approximately 150 lbs, and I am 25 weeks pregnant with my third child. I went to the ER two days ago due to severe chest pains. They did an EKG, which they said came back slightly abnormal, but they did not explain. They hooked me up to all kinds o...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand what you are going through. During the course of pregnancy, it is normal to have various changes in different systems of the body, especially the cardiovascular system. You are having tachycardia, which is very common alongside hypertension during pregnanc...  Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy with a racing heart rate at 12 weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 24 years old. It is my very first pregnancy, and I am about 12 weeks pregnant. I have been experiencing extreme dizzy spells, rapid heart rate, and the chills. I will be completely fine, and suddenly, I feel dizzy with racing heart rate. My face gets cold, and I will take slow breath...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me start on a reassuring note that you and your baby are fine. For the initial 12 weeks of pregnancy, there is no placenta (the connection between mother and baby). The embryo is just lying deep within the layers of the uterus. At 12 weeks, the first trophob...  Read Full »

Can unprotected sex during the ovulation period cause pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past two months, I have had 27-day cycles. However, my period is usually not regular. Today is day 27 of my cycle, and I have had unprotected sex this month around ovulation time. I still have not got my period. I took a test this morning, and it was negative. I do not have any p...  Read Full »


Dr. C Sharath Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most home pregnancy tests are reliable. Most tests have an accuracy of over 99%. A false negative pregnancy test is when you are pregnant, but the test comes up negative. The most common reason for a false negative is you took the test too early. Even if your period is ...  Read Full »

Can you tell if my baby is healthy from the attached ultrasound report?

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday I got my scanning done, and I want to know my baby's condition. Is everything fine? What about my condition? Something called "poor beam" is mentioned in my scan report. What does it mean? I have attached the reports for your reference.  Read Full »


Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all the attachments (attachments removed to protect patient's identity). The baby's development is going on well at present and is 17 weeks. The position of the placenta also seems to be on the safe side. They have not mentioned any anomaly in the baby. T...  Read Full »

What does it indicate if the double marker test in pregnancy is positive?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in my 29th week of pregnancy. NIPT shows low risk but the double marker test is positive. Kindly go through my ultrasound report and please tell me if everything is fine or not.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), these are the interpretations of your USG (ultrasound) report: Single fetus, which corresponds to 29 weeks, is adequate growth according to both ultrasound scans and dates. A weight of 1.2...  Read Full »

Why is my gestational age a week more than my last menstrual period?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my last period before 4 weeks 5 days. I confirmed pregnancy by doing a home pregnancy test. When I went to the scan, the doctor told me that the sac measures 1.75 centimeters and it is 5 weeks 5 days. Why do I have this difference? Is this normal?   Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is nothing to be worried about this calculation as it is just a machine reading. You can follow the actual date of gestational age calculations. As per your date, your gestational age is 4 weeks 5 days and gestational sac diameter is 17 millimeters. According to t...  Read Full »

Why am I having pain in my left ovary during the nineteenth week of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26 year old female. I am currently 19 weeks pregnant, and this is my third pregnancy. I just had an ultrasound done. According to the test results, I do not have any ovarian cysts. I have been having pain on my left side of my ovary for about a month now. And it is only the left sid...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.cm. If there is nothing in the scan including urinary tract infection, then there is nothing to worry about, and there is no harm to you or your baby. This pain could be because of stretching of ligaments, which is very common for most women during pregnancy. However, if you...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a diet chart for pregnant women.

Query: Hi doctor, Will you kindly suggest a diet chart (non-vegetarian) for a pregnant woman from morning to night? Her first pregnancy is just detected. She is on regular Eltroxin 50.  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A pregnant woman needs a good balanced diet. Before going to that, I will suggest you one thing. As your wife is hypothyroid, the need for thyroid hormones increases by 50% in pregnancy. You need to increase the dose to 75 mcg. Go for a thyroid profile and adjust dose acc...  Read Full »

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