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20 Weeks Pregnant

20 Weeks Pregnant

20 Weeks Pregnant Congratulations to you and your baby as you make it to the halfway mark of your pregnancy this week. At 20 weeks pregnant, you are just 20 weeks away from holding your precious little gift in your arms. Your baby has achieved quite a few growth milestones already and maturing and putting […]

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19 Weeks Pregnant

19 Weeks Pregnant

19 Weeks Pregnant Greetings! Today you are 19 weeks pregnant and in other words cruising through the fifth month of pregnancy. Your tummy is getting bigger by the day and so is your baby. From here on the baby will grow by a centimeter each week. Wondering which fruit you need to pick up this […]

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18 Weeks Pregnant

18 Weeks Pregnant

18 Weeks Pregnant Welcome to the feeling of being beautifully pregnant as you turn 18 weeks pregnant this week. You are finally beginning to enjoy this wonderful time. Your baby is growing and maturing each day and you are nearing the half way milestone in this journey. Your 18 week fetus is approximately 5.6 inches […]

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17 Weeks Pregnant

17 Weeks Pregnant

17 Weeks Pregnant This week you complete a full month of your second trimester and you are 17 weeks pregnant. By this time your body has adjusted to the hormones in your body and you are feeling comfortable with your pregnancy. Your little baby is growing each day and is working hard to master all […]

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16 Weeks Pregnant

16 Weeks Pregnant

16 Weeks Pregnant Greetings! This week you are 16 weeks pregnant and you look and feel beautiful. Your little baby is busy growing up so you can soon hold him/her in your arms. The fetus at 16 weeks is of the size of an avocado that is 4.5 inches long and weighing about 100 grams. […]

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Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

What is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome, also called Down’s syndrome, is a genetic condition due to which a child’s mental and physical development gets delayed. What Causes Down Syndrome Down syndrome occurs when instead of the normal 46 chromosomes that a child inherits from his parents during conception, he gets an extra copy of chromosome […]

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Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Fibromuscular Dysplasia Fibromuscular dysplasia, first observed by Leadbetter and Burkland, is a rare vascular condition that mostly affects the arteries supplying blood to the kidneys (renal arteries) and brain (carotid and vertebral arteries). Location of FMD in other parts of the body are the mesenteric arteries, coronary arteries, arteries to the arms (brachial arteries) and […]

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15 Weeks Pregnant

15 Weeks Pregnant

15 Weeks Pregnant Yet another week goes by and today you step into the third week of your second trimester feeling your best. Your 15 week fetus is busy growing up this week with lots of new developments happening with each passing day. As you sit back and enjoy this read, pick up an apple! […]

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14 Weeks Pregnant

14 Weeks Pregnant

14 Weeks Pregnant Welcome to the second trimester of pregnancy! This week onward, your early symptoms of pregnancy begin to fade away giving way to newer ones. The hormones in your blood are making you feel more energetic and like your normal self again but it’s still a good idea to take utmost care of […]

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Euthyroid Sick Syndrome

Euthyroid Sick Syndrome

What is Euthyroid Sick Syndrome? Euthyroid sick syndrome (ESS), also called non-thyroidal illness syndrome, is basically a self protective mechanism of the body, often occurring during a severe illness, or long starvation. It disrupts normal bodily functions, and is characterized by one or more typical hypothyroidism symptoms despite normal levels of thyroid stimulating hormones T3 […]

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