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  1. Medical abortion performed under the supervision of certified gynecologists are safe and do not affect future pregnancy. On the contrary, abortion pills taken without consulting a gynecologist can lead to excessive and prolonged abortion bleeding. Other than this, the female may also experience complications in future pregnancy such as preterm birth, ectopic pregnancy, etc. Hence, it is necessary to undergo medical abortion only after having a detailed consultation with an experienced gynecologist to have safe future pregnancies.

  1. The hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause an imbalance in vaginal pH. This can lead to an overgrowth of yeast in the vagina and result in itching. Yeast vaginal infections are commonly experienced by many pregnant women. Burning sensation and excessive discharge along with the itching are the other two identifying symptoms of vaginal infection during pregnancy. Gynecological consultation is necessary for proper treatment of these symptoms.

  1. In many cases, vaginal cysts are diagnosed during pregnancy. These cysts are usually harmless and do not have any adverse effects on pregnancy. If these cysts cause discomfort, you can try home remedies and talk to your doctor about the management of the symptoms. In rare cases only, the cyst is very large and needs to be treated to ensure that the delivery of the infant is not obstructed in any manner.

  1. Thickened endometriosis is among the most common indicators of early pregnancy. This can only be diagnosed by a gynecologist. In case the female is not pregnant, thickened endometriosis can be a sign of endometriosis that causes heavy and painful periods. If endometriosis is confirmed, proper medical treatment is necessary to manage the symptoms so that no health complication arises.

  1. Ectopic pregnancy happens when the fertilised egg implants outside the uterus, typically on the fallopian tube). Symptoms of ectopic pregnancy are mostly the same as a normal pregnancy, like nausea, tender breasts, tiredness and so. A female may not notice any particular symptoms of ectopic pregnancy at first. Most females who have an ectopic pregnancy have the usual early signs or symptoms of pregnancy such as a missed period, tender breasts and nausea. If a female with ectopic pregnancy takes a pregnancy test, the result will be positive. Still, an ectRead more

  1. Sleeping on the left side is often referred to as the ideal sleeping position during pregnancy.  Positioning yourself on the left side of the body allows optimal blood flow from the inferior vena cava (a large vein that runs parallel to the spine on the right side). The inferior vena cava carries blood to the heart and, in turn, to the baby.  Sleeping on the left side also takes the pressure off the liver and kidneys. This means, there is more room to function properly, helping with swelling issues in the hands, ankles, and feet.  

  1. Early pregnancy discharge is vaginal discharge that comes early in pregnancy. It's completely normal, since early pregnancy is typically when you'll first notice leukorrhea.  Leukorrhea is the medicalese term for the thin, milky white and mild-smelling (sometimes odorless) vaginal discharge that many women first experience in early pregnancy. The amount will likely increase as your pregnancy progresses. Leukorrhea is similar to the vaginal discharge you might experience between periods, only heavier.  

  1. A normal pregnancy develops inside the uterus after the fertilized egg travels through the fallopian tubes and attaches itself to the uterine lining. An ectopic pregnancy happens when the fertilized egg attaches somewhere else, usually in the fallopian tube. That is why an ectopic pregnancy is also known as  a “tubal pregnancy.” Ectopic pregnancies are rare and happen only in about 2 out of every 100 pregnancies. But they are very dangerous if left untreated. If stretched too much by an ectopic pregnancy, fallopian tubes can also break. This is known asRead more

  1. Usually, morning sickness and a missed period are the earliest signs of pregnancy. But, there are various symptoms and changes the female’s body goes through even before a missed period. Certain signs and symptoms of pregnancy even before a missed period could be a hint that the female is in the first weeks of pregnancy. Below are some of the early signs of pregnancy a female may experience before missing her period.  Sore or sensitive breasts  Darkening areolas  Fatigue   Nausea  Change or increase in cervical mucusImplantation bleeding  Frequent urinatRead more