Anatomically speaking, the cervix is the lower part of the uterus. It acts as the cavity wherein the embryo grows into a fully-grown baby during the term of the pregnancy and is then delivered at childbirth from a small opening at the end of the cervix.
The ovaries are the primary female reproductive organs fundamentally responsible for reproductive functions. Hormonal secretion, storage of the ova, and regulation of the release of the eggs at period intervals.
Menopause is a naturally occurring stage in a women’s reproductive life, marked by the end of active & regular menstrual cycles. To have attained, a woman should have a cessation of menstrual cycles for 12 consecutive months.
Uterine issues are disorders of the uterus or any other proximate part of the reproductive system and include common issues such as uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, and uterine tuberculosis.
Neonatal care is the specialized care provided for babies born with pre-existing conditions and/or born prematurely with developmental challenges.
Mother’s milk is the most effective source of nutrition for the baby while breastfeeding helps both the mother & child develop a very close bond.
VBAC stands for vaginal birth after a cesarean. Which essentially means, that women who have had a C-section for a previous delivery can opt for a vaginal delivery for subsequent deliveries.
High-risk pregnancies don’t necessary mean that there is inherent risk to the health of the baby or the mother, but certainly implies that extra care is warranted.
The confirmation of pregnancy happens when your Ob-gyn confirms your pregnancy following a positive blood test.