Sai Krishna Hospital staff is committed towards providing best obstetrics(maternity) services to our patients.we have impressive range of necessary technology,skills & dedicated team of medical professional to take care of any complication which may arise during pregnancy.

Preconception

Preconception (Before Getting pregnant)

if you are trying  to have a baby or are just thinking about it,it is not too early to start getting ready for pregnancy preconception health and health care focus on things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase the chances of having a healthy baby.whether this is your first ,second ,or sixth baby, the following are important steps to help you get ready for the healthiest pregnancy possible.

Make a plan and take action 

Whether or not you’ve written them down,you’ve probably thought about your goals for having or not having children,and how to achieve those goals.for example,when you didn’t want to have a baby,you used effective birth control methods to achieve your goals.Now that you’re thinking about getting pregnant,it’s really important to take steps to achieve your goal-getting pregnant and having a healthy!

See your doctor 

CDC prevention checklist

Preventive health care can help you stay healthier throughout your life.

Before getting pregnant,talk to us about preconception health care.We will discuss your health history and any medical conditions you currently have that could affect a pregnancy.We will also discuss.

Any previous pregnancy problems

Medicines that you currently are taking

Vaccinations that you might need

Steps you can take before pregnancy to prevent certain  birth defects.

Medical conditions

If you currently have any medical conditions,be sure they are under control and being treated.Some of these conditions include: sexually transmitted diaseases (STDs,) diabetes,thyroid,TB,Hemolytic diseases,Phenylketonuria (PKU),seizure disorders, high blood pressure,arthritis,eating disorders,and chronic diseases etc.

Rheamatic heart disease.

Medications

Taking certain medicines during pregnancy can cause serious birthdefects.These include some prescription and over-the-counter medications and dietary or herbal supplements.

Vaccinations (shots)

Some vaccinations are recommended before you become pregnant,during pregnancy,or right after delivery.Having the right vaccinations at the right time can help keep you healthy and help keep your baby from getting very sick or having lifelong health problems.

Stop Drinking Alcohol,Smoking,and using Street Drugs  

Smoking,drinking alcohol,and using street  drugs can cause many problems during pregnancy for a woman and her baby, such as premature birth,birth defects,and infant death.

Avoid Toxic Substances and Environmental contaminants

Avoid toxic substances and other environmental contaminats harmful materials at work or at home,such as synthetic chemicals,metals,fertilizer,bug spray,and cat or rodent faeces.they can make it more difficult to get pregnant.

Reach and Maintain a Healthy Weight

People who are overweight or obese have a higher risk for many serious conditions,including complications during pregnancy,heart disease,type 2 diabetes,and certain cancers (endometrial,breast,and colon).people who are underweight are also at risk for serious health problems.

If you are underweight,overweight,or obese,talk with your doctor about ways to reach and maintain a healthy weight before you get pregnant.

Learn Your Past History/ Family History

Collect past history of frequent miscarriages.

Collecting your family’s health history can be important for your child’s health.You might not realize that your sister’s heart defect or your cousin’s sickle cell disease could affect your child, but sharing this family history information with your doctor can be important.

Based on your family history,your doctor might refer you for genetic counseling.Other reasons people go for genetic counseling include having had several miscarriages,infant deaths,or trouble getting pregnant (infertility),or a genetic condition or birth defect that occurred during a previous pregnancy.

Have a healthy Pregnancy!

Once you are pregnant,be sure to keep up all of your new healthy habitsand see your doctor regularly throughout pregnancy for prenatal care.

Antenatal

MONTHS WHAT PATIENT HAVE TO WATCH FORWHAT WE R GOING TO DO
MONTH 1(4WK TO 8WKS)When you miss your period THEN do pregnancy test at home and if it is positive visit your doctor immediately.Ultrasonography to decide presence of intrauterine or extrauterine pregnancy.
MONTHS 2(8WKS TO 11WKS)all your symptoms which you started to feel like nausea, vomaiting,fatigue,tender swollen breast, food aversions ofcravings, heartburn etc.
You must avoid intercourse and travelling during first 3 months of pregnancy.
counsel the patient about diet which is required during pregnancy. About dental health. Educate her about dos & don’ts of pregnancy. Give the date for nuchal tran- Slucency scan and explain about its importance.
MONTH 3(11WKS TO 14 WKS)Must visit the doctor on the given date, because this is very important scan to see for abnormal fortus.nuchal translucency scan during this visit,(to screen out probable chromosomal trisomy). 1st dose of Titanus Toxoid/Td/TdaP Injection.

Dangerous signs in 1st trimester

  •  Bleeding or spotting per vagina
  • High grade fever
  • Any viral infection
  • Accidental fall
  • Severe vomiting
  • Pain in lower abdomen

MONTHSWHAT PATIENT HAVE TO WATCH FORWHAT WE R GOING TO DO
MONTH 4(15WKS TO 18WKS) Now you start with your 2nd trimester pregnancy, it often brings a renewed sense of well being visit In given date.To decide about the requirem- ent of the Biomarker (Qudruple / tripple marker), woman with 30 year age has high risk for cong- enital anomaly, Watch for foetal well being on USG to see cervical length.

Dangerous signs in 2nd trimester

  • Painful abdominal contraction
  • Bleeding /leaking per vagina
  • Excessive nausea and vomiting
  • High grade fever
  • Vaginal discharge and itching
  • Raised blood pressure
  • Lower limb swelling

MONTHSWHAT PATIENT HAVE TO WATCH FORWHAT WE R GOING TO DO
MONTHS 7(28 wks to 32 wks)Now you have started with your 3rd trimester. ) Now your are feeling your baby movements Very will in your tummy.Do careful foetal echo/growth/ fluid assessment/color doppler Watch for IUGR and placental calcification and perfusion Watch for pedal oedema and close monitoring of blood pressure,as PIH may develop between 28 to 32 wks Educate her about early lab- our pains.
MONTH 8(33 wks to 36 wks)Now you will have weekly check up This time is physically and emotionally challenging. you will feel frequency of urination.Now we have to watch for color Doppler, watch for amniotic fluid
We haveto do pelvic asse- ssment by doing P/V. Educate patient to recognize labour pains.
Educate the patient regarding Alarming signs like leaking or bleeding per vagina.
MONTH 9(37 wks to 40 wks)This is the final stage of pregnancy. you may feel more comfortable during but you may feel pressure in your lower abdomen.
Most women go into labour between 37 to 40 wks
Keep your bag ready for hospital admission
Ask the patient to come every week for check up. Educate her about labour pains and signs of labour.

Dangerous signs in 3rd trimester

  • Swelling  over lower limb or all over the body
  • Loss of foetal movement
  • Bleeding  per vagina
  • Increased blood pressure
  • High grade fever and convulsion
  • Accidental fall

Our maternity unit  provides care for pregnant women at the antenatal (pre birth) intrapartum (labour birth) and postnatal stages aiming towards,

“Healthy Births” by

  • Personalized care – We provide families, couples individualized attention to understand their unique needs and facilitate a healthy and safe pregnancy. Each family’s hopes and expectation for child birth process are  considered and respected.
  • A Secure & Healthy Environment – Our Obstetrics/Maternity team is tasked to provide a warm and secured environment for family’s first moments with their babies.
  • Education – We support programs to educate patients and their families on topics like  per-pregnancy, pregnancy,post  natal and infant care for smooth transition during  the time of pregnancy.