Antenatal Care is very important as it benefits both the mother and the baby. Screening , diagnosing, managing and controlling the potential complications that may cause risk in pregnancy are included in antenatal care.

As soon as the second menstrual cycle has been missed, you should have a pregnancy test and if your pregnancy is confirmed you should start your antenatal care.

Antenatal care or prenatal care involves checking the health of the mother and the baby. It provides important guidance,tips and information that helps you have a healthy pregnancy. Staying fit and eating healthy along with some exercise is the most important thing a doctor tells you during your pregnancy. A doctor will discuss options and choices for care during pregnancy, delivery and the birth of the baby.

C-section is not painful . There is pulling and pressure sensations.During the delivery, most women are awake and numbed from the waist down using anesthesia.

You cannot lift anything heavier than your baby. Pushing and pulling motions after a C-section delivery.You will have to rest for at least eight weeks and bending should be avoided until the incision heals.

Vaginal delivery has three stages that are labour i.e the shortening and opening of the cervix, then is descent and birth of the baby and the last is the delivery of the placenta.

Pooping during the delivery is very common. Most often during pushing , women’s poop because of pressure.

A few potential complications like the age of the mother, if she is younger than 17 or older than 35, being underweight or overweight , can affect the health of the mother and the baby, in that case a pregnancy is considered as a high risk pregnancy.

Scarring, autoimmune disorder or due to heavy smoking, alcohol or Physical trauma can be a few reasons for having recurrent miscarriage.

No, recurrent pregnancy loss is not the same as infertility. It is two or more consecutive miscarriages because of unknown reasons.

Ectopic pregnancy is when fertilised eggs implants outside the embryo.It takes about six to eight weeks after the last cycle of menstruation to know the signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy . It may take longer if the eggs are placed outside the Fallopian tube.

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