Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the period from the formation of an embryo in a female womb till childbirth. It is also called gestation period, and it usually lasts for 40 weeks from the last menstrual period. The symptoms of pregnancy include missed periods, nausea, vomiting, implantation bleeding, and breast tenderness.

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My girlfriend's breasts are hurting after an unprotected sex. Is she pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, My girlfriend thinks she is pregnant. She has not taken birth control pills. The next month she took them. But, due to stomach problems, she did not take it regularly. The month following this, she took them correctly. She did a urine test and it was negative for pregnancy. But today,...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, there is no chance of pregnancy as the pregnancy test is negative and also you say that the sexual act was with condoms. The breast can get bigger with sexual arousal. It has nothing to do with the pregnancy. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynae...  Read Full »

What if the umbilical cord is wrapped around my baby's neck?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound scan of the uterus done in 32nd week of my pregnancy, and the report says the cord is around the neck (type A). Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cord around the baby's neck is common in pregnancy. There are two types of this condition, type A and type B. Type A is very common and this usually disentangles on its own. Type B is a little serious issue and requires attention. Type B may form a true knot ar...  Read Full »

What are the exercises and food for normal delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, I am in the 25th week of pregnancy. I want a normal delivery. Will exercise or diet help me in normal delivery?  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The following aid in normal delivery: Your stature must be tall. There should be adequate pelvis. The baby should be in vertex position. This can be predicted only when you cross 37 weeks. You can have a normal diet and regular antenatal exercises till then. Yog...  Read Full »

Can Pp26 and CC74 tablets prevent cleft lip and palate in fetus?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion before 10 days due to a major cleft lip and palate to the child. When can I start planning to conceive again? Can I take a Pp26 tablet and CC74 tablet before three months of pregnancy to prevent this defect? I have attached my report.  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it is important to take the above folic acid supplement to prevent cleft palate and lip and also neurological defects in the fetus. Take three months before conception and continue throughout pregnancy. Good luck. For more information consult a childbirth educa...  Read Full »

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