Benefits of Folic Acid Supplements

Folic acid is a vitamin B. This is a water-soluble vitamin that is involved in many processes in the human body. Our bodies need for the formation of new cells. Everyone needs folic acid. Folic acid is also known as vitamin B9 and becomes essential to many bodily functions ranging from nucleotide biosynthesis to synthesize DNA, to repair DNA, and DNA methylation as well as acting as a cofactor in biological reactions involving folate. Continue reading “Benefits of Folic Acid Supplements” »

Pregnancy symptoms : early signs and symptoms of pregnancy

Early pregnancy symptoms:-

Pregnancy symptoms are the experiences felt by the mother during gestational period. The pregnancy symptoms varies from one woman to another. Pregnancy symptoms varies in their frequency, intensity and duration. The pregnancy symptoms can appear same as that of pre-menstrual discomforts.The woman experiences variety of physical mental changes in the period of pregnancy. Continue reading “Pregnancy symptoms : early signs and symptoms of pregnancy” »

First month pregnancy symptoms

First month pregnancy:-

First month pregnancy is also called as fetal bud stage. The first month of pregnancy starts from the day of last menstrual date to four weeks of pregnancy. Size of fetal bud in first month is around 0.5-1 cm. The heart and spinal cord of fetus develops in the first month of pregnancy. So special nutritional care is important for the pregnant mother. Continue reading “First month pregnancy symptoms” »

Pregnancy signs : true and false pregnancy signs and child birth

Pregnancy signs :-

Number of signs indicate labor and gives the clue that the process of child birth has been started. Most of pregnant mothers  are confused that they have labor, is it true labor signs or not. Careful observation and assessment helps in finding signs of labor. pregnancy labor is the term used by some people for child birth process or labor. The differentiation between false labor and true labor signs is important. Continue reading “Pregnancy signs : true and false pregnancy signs and child birth” »

Postpartum hemorrhage: symptoms, causes, risk factors & treatment

PPH is abbreviated as postpartum hemorrhage. The bleeding occurring in the birth canal of mother within ten days after delivery, even with normal delivery or cesarean section is called as postpartum hemorrhage. If not treated Postpartum hemorrhage is a life threatening complication, leads to shock and even death of mother if proper medical care is not given. Continue reading “Postpartum hemorrhage: symptoms, causes, risk factors & treatment” »

Vacuum pump extraction delivery: birth complications, indications & advantages

  • Vacuum extraction or ventouse is an instrumental device designed to  assist delivery by creating vacuum between it and fetal scalp. The pulling force created by the vacuum, pulls the baby and and drags the skull of the baby.
  • Vacuum delivery is the safest method of delivery or child birth.
  • The vacuum extractor or ventouse consists of suction cup with four sizes, 30, 40, 50 and 60 Cm.
  • A vacuum pump and traction rod device.

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