Obstetrics

Obstetrics is the study of pregnancies, births, and the time after a baby is born. This includes providing family planning and preventive health counselling, managing high-risk pregnancies, and caring for women before, during, and after they give birth (antenatal care). Our multidisciplinary specialists know how to handle problems that can come up during high-risk pregnancies. This means that you and your unborn child will get the best care possible.

Why choose Green City Hospital for Obstetrics?

Experienced Obstetricians:Green City Hospital has a team of experienced obstetricians who can provide high-quality care during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum.

Comprehensive Services:Green City Hospital offer a comprehensive range of obstetrics services, including prenatal care, childbirth classes, labour and delivery, postpartum care, and breastfeeding support.

High-Risk Pregnancy Care:Our Green City Hospital has necessary resources and expertise to provide specialized care, If you have a high-risk pregnancy, such as a multiple gestation, gestational diabetes, or a history of preterm labour.

Comfortable Environment:Our Green City Hospital have a comfortable and supportive environment for expectant mothers and their families, with private labour and delivery rooms, and amenities like birthing tubs, massage therapy, and personalized birth plans.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU): If your baby needs specialized medical care after birth, our Green City Hospital has a Level III NICU that provides advanced neonatal care.

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    Green City Hospital services in Obstetrics

    • Gestational diabetes: This is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy and can lead to complications if not properly managed.
    • Preeclampsia: This is a condition characterized by high blood pressure and damage to organs, such as the liver and kidneys, that can occur during pregnancy.
    • Miscarriage: This is the loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week.
    • Ectopic pregnancy: This is a pregnancy that develops outside of the uterus, usually in the fallopian tube.
    • Preterm labour: This is when labour starts before the 37th week of pregnancy.

    Green City Hospital Treatments in Obstetrics

    1. Medications: Medications can be used to manage conditions such as gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, and preterm labour.
    2. Surgery: In some cases, surgery may be necessary to manage conditions such as ectopic pregnancy or placenta previa.
    3. Delivery: Delivery may be recommended if a condition such as preeclampsia or preterm labour poses a risk to the mother or baby.
    4. Ventouse delivery: Vacuum-assisted surgical vaginal birth is ventouse. Nevertheless, regional anaesthetic is generally employed. The vacuum cup protects the baby’s head after insertion. Pulling lowers the baby.
    5. C-sections are abdominal and uterine incisions. Emergency or elective. Regional anaesthesia (either spinal or epidural block).The incision is lower abdominal (vertically or horizontally). A uterine incision breaks the amniotic sac. Baby and umbilical cord are removed after the amniotic sac rupture. Placenta removal. Incisions are closed with sutures or staples and sterile dressing.

    Tips for Healthy Pregnancy

    1. Attend regular prenatal appointments: Regular prenatal care is essential for a healthy pregnancy.
    2. Eat a healthy diet: A balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and protein can help support a healthy pregnancy.
    3. Exercise: Moderate exercise, such as walking or swimming, is generally safe during pregnancy and can help improve overall health.
    4. Get enough rest: Adequate rest is important during pregnancy to help manage fatigue and support the developing baby.
    5. Avoid alcohol and tobacco: Alcohol and tobacco can have harmful effects on the developing baby and should be avoided during pregnancy.

    FAQs

    Prenatal care should ideally begin as soon as you know you are pregnant, typically within the first 8-12 weeks of pregnancy.

    Moderate exercise is generally safe during pregnancy and can be beneficial for overall health. However, it is important to consult with your healthcare provider before beginning any exercise program.

    Weight gain recommendations vary depending on your pre-pregnancy weight. Your healthcare provider can provide guidance on appropriate weight gain during pregnancy.

    Travel may be safe during pregnancy, but it is important to consult with your healthcare provider before making travel plans.

    Eating small, frequent meals, avoiding strong odours, and getting plenty of rest can help manage morning sickness. Your healthcare provider may also be able to provide medications to help manage symptoms.