Cesarean birth during the Covid-19 Outbreak

Cesarean birth during the Covid-19 Outbreak

Cesarean birth during Covid-19 Outbreak One in three women in major London maternity units are now delivered by the abdominal route. The indications range from permissive maternal requests though to conditions where vaginal delivery is prohibitive or not recommended such as placenta preavia, breech presentation, previous caesarean sections. If you exclude the 20 percent of […]

Fertility Live: First appointment and changes after a failed IVF cycle

Fertility Live: First appointment and changes after a failed IVF cycle

When to Seek Help? Initial Tests & Consults Explained Did you know that it is suggested to any women to have a fertility check-up between the ages of 29-35? During this time (around 32 years old) women are producing best quality eggs and whether you are keen to have a baby now or later on […]

Reflections of an Obstetrician during Coronavirus pandemic

Reflections of an Obstetrician during Coronavirus pandemic

Touching Base: Reflections of an Obstetrician during Coronavirus pandemic It has been just a tad busy at work on the NHS. These are indeed curious times we live and work in. It reminds me of Charles Dickens. A tale of two cities: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” The […]

Labour during lockdown: Top Tips to stay at home as long as possible

Labour during lockdown: Top Tips to stay at home as long as possible

TOP TIPS on how to stay at home during labour for as long as possible (only applicable to low risk pregnancies) Pregnancy is such a big change in the life of every woman and can bring some uncertainty in terms of the way you feel (it can feel like an emotional “roller-coaster”).  Unfortunately, with the […]

Maternal Wellbeing during the Covid-19 outbreak

Maternal Wellbeing during the Covid-19 outbreak

Maternal Wellbeing: 10 simple steps that can make a difference to your mental health and wellbeing It’s common to be anxious during pregnancy, but these unprecedented times are worrying and bring a lot of uncertainty for everyone. This is a particularly hard time for anyone who is trying to conceive, pregnant or who has a […]