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.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Will Grilinctus syrup cause harm to the baby during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am four and a half months pregnant. I took a spoon of Grilinctus syrup. Is it harmful to my baby?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether you are taking it for cough and cold, the duration of taking it, experiencing any other problem, and taking any other medicine along with it. Please share the above information to enable me to help you better.   Read Full »

Can unprotected sex during the ovulation period cause pregnancy?

Query: For the past two months I've 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 gotten my period. I took a test this morning and it was negative. I don't really have any pregnancy...  Read Full »


Dr. C Sharath Kumar

Infertility Specialist, Sexologist

Answer: Most home pregnancy tests are reliable. Most tests have an accuracy of over 99% . False Negative Pregnancy Test 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 that you took the test too early. Even if your peri...  Read Full »

What are the complications of twin pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister-in-law is 3 months pregnant. Three days ago, during her antenatal scan, we came to know that it is a monozygotic twin pregnancy. We have a few questions. How to know that it is not a conjoined twin? I have attached the scan reports. Please let us know whether the growth is fine....  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, my hearty congratulations for twin pregnancy. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and they are perfectly fine. There are no signs of conjoined twins. NT (nuchal translucency) is normal and both nasal bones are seen. He...  Read Full »

I am 5 weeks pregnant and consumed alcohol a month back. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently 5 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Midwife worked out from the first day of my last menstrual cycle. In which approximate date, could I have conceived?  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The possible conception date should be between 11th and 21st of last month. Also, the possible sexual intercourse for this pregnancy could be between 6th and 21st. For further information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-...  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 »

I am currently on my due date. What should I do if the baby does not arrive naturally?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently moved to a new state at 32 weeks pregnant. I have applied as a new patient for a couple of hospitals here in the new state. However, I am now 40 weeks pregnant and still have not been processed in any hospital. With me currently being at my due date and I still have no doctor,...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com Thanks for reaching out. I am sorry to hear that you are not booked still in hospitals. It is essential to monitor the baby and mother in the late third trimester. If it is already 40 weeks, you need to visit a doctor for at least a blood pressure, fundal height meas...  Read Full »

I am pregnant with my second baby within nine months of first delivery. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. My baby is 8.5 months old. I had a normal delivery. Now, I missed my periods and when I checked with a kit at home, it shows the result is positive. I am worried and do not know what I should do now. Please help me to make a decision. Is my body able to go through s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your description and totally understand your concern. I understand that your first baby is still just around 9 months old and it is pretty early for you to have a next baby. I would like to bring it to your notice that having a next pregnancy in other wor...  Read Full »

Can we have sex during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married before four months and now, my wife is pregnant. She has CRL of 6 weeks. Can you please suggest whether we can continue to have sex? If so, then till what time we can have? Can it be unprotected or protected?  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem. You can do non-penetrative sex until 13 weeks and after that you can do gentle penetrative sex till 36 weeks. But, if she has pain, bleeding or water leak, then sex should be avoided. It can be unprotected and should maintain hygiene. For furth...  Read Full »

Is it safe to fly when I am 23 weeks pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I had my second anomaly scan at 18 weeks and the reports showed the impression that the placenta is at posterior wall mid and lower part grade I. The lower margin of the placenta is 3 cm away from internal os. Also, there is a breech presentation. What does it mean? The doctor told me t...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepika Joshi Khare

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Breech presentation at this gestational age has no significance. The placenta is 3 cm from os means that it is slightly in the lower segment. No need to take bed rest. Just avoid jerky traveling. It is not life-threatening. There is a slightly increased risk of blee...  Read Full »

What supplements to take during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 38 year old female and I have been confirmed pregnant today, both in urine and blood. This is the first time I have got pregnant naturally. I have had no gynecological complication so far. We have been attempting since last one year and have had follicular study regularly every mo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I like to clear that you need not have to take so many supplements and medicines from now. This is useless and often undesirable. The recommendation is to take Folic acid 5 mg once a day and if needed some tablets for nausea, Doxylamine, iron, calcium and...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours
Chat with a Doctor

Chat with a Doctor

Starting @ just $29.99

Search for a Health Issue


 


Disclaimer: All health Q&As published on this website are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.