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Coronavirus Safety Tips For Pregnant Women
It is important that pregnant women follow important safety guidelines to prevent Coronavirus for her and her baby’s safety. This article lists the important resources for pregnant women: We understand you might be anxious during this time and will have a lot of questions, here is WHO answering all the important questions for pregnant women: WHO FAQS About Coronavirus And Pregnant Women Information from The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for pregnant women and new mums. Guidance on social distancing for all vulnerable people including pregnant women Guidance for individuals and households with possible coronavirus infection Coronavirus Safety Tips For Pregnant Women Please maintain social distancing.Wash your hands regularly.Maintain proper hygiene.Use mask and gloves when going out.If you sneeze or cough, use your shoulder than hands.Make a habit to use all knobs/gates etc with your less dominant hand.Avoid unnecessary travels.Keep yourself quarantined at home.You need to go for all your antenatal appointments.If you are not feeling well speak to your healthcare provider.Stay hydrated.Follow a healthy routine while at home.Eat well, do not skip meals.Try meditation / Yoga, however, you need to speak to your healthcare provider before you start it.The walk is the best exercise. As you are unable […]
What you need to know about C-Section?
What is C-Section? A c-section or cesarean section is the delivery of the baby using surgery. A C-section is recommended if a vaginal birth is not possible or if it is not safe. What are the Causes of C-Section? A C-Section is usually done when: There is any complication in delivery. If you have any problem with placenta. If the mom’s health condition is very bad. If the mom had a previous cesarean. If you have infections in the birth canal. If it is a premature birth. If there is multiple pregnancy. If there is excessive vaginal bleeding. If there is any complication in the size or position of the baby. If the labor is not progressing. Is C-Section safe? In usual cases C-section is safe for both mom and baby. If there is any problem, C-section can be complicated. Some of the risks of c-section include: Excessive Bleeding Infection – There is chance of getting infection on wounds or womb in c-section. Blood clots in legs is commonly seen after C-section. In some cases there is a risk of small cuts on the baby. Normally with experienced doctors, you might not face such issues. Why do I need C-Section? […]
Cord Blood Banking
While pregnant, this is one of the important question that keeps arriving in front of your family, Cord Blood Banking. Here are a few things you need to know about it: What is Cord Blood? Your baby is connected with your placenta through the umbilical Cord which contains three vessels, two of them are arteries which carry blood from the baby to the placenta and a larger vein, which carries blood back to the baby. It carries oxygen and nutrients from the mother’s placenta into the baby’s bloodstream and bring back the waste products like carbon dioxide, from your baby to the placenta. It is usually 60 cm long which allows the baby to move freely inside you without harming it. Why is cord blood so important? Once your baby’s cord is cut, there is some blood that remains in the placenta and umbilical cord known as cord blood. This blood is rich in stem cells as found in bone marrow and can be used to treat many life threatening conditions such as Cancer, immunity related issues, genetic disorders to name a few. This is the reason why Cord Blood Banking is gaining a lot of importance these days. It […]