Pregnancy-induced hypertension does not always show symptoms other than increased blood pressure. It is extremely important to regularly visit a doctor during the gestation period to ensure comprehensive health for both the mother and the developing baby. Watch Dr. Vidhyashri Kamath C, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KMC Hospitals, Mangaluru, explain the signs to look out for and the ways to ensure a healthy pregnancy free from hypertension.
Pregnancy-induced hypertension isn’t always dangerous, but at times, it could cause serious complications to the health of the mother as well as the developing baby. Hypertension in pregnant women arises after a gestation period of 20 weeks. Watch Dr. Vidhyashri Kamath C, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KMC Hospitals, Mangaluru, elaborate on the types of hypertension and the health risks arising from pregnancy-induced hypertension.
The birth of a child is one of the most memorable events in a couples life. Labour(childbirth) is an emotional experience and involves both physiological and psychological factors. Childbirth in each woman is unique and experiences labour discomfort differently. Many factors influence how one experiences childbirth.
Pregnancy is full of excitement and anticipation. But the Covid 19 pandemic has instilled fear, anxiety and uncertainty in the expectant mothers about the impact of it on pregnancy and newborn. There is however limited information available in the medical world as of now as the virus has emerged recently. According to recent studies, pregnant women are not susceptible to acquire Covid 19 infection or get severely affected compared to the general population.