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    Pregnancy check up - Before and After the Baby's Birth

    • 4.8   (6 Votes)
    Medically Reviewed by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MS, MBBS on 04 Jan 2019 - Written by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MS, MBBS - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Sailaja Vuppu - MBBS, CCT, MRCOG

    Pregnancy check up is essential to find out thalassemia status, Status of infections caused by HIV, Hepatitis B and C, as well as General check ups. Also, certain tests such as TSH test, Hemoglobin test and Blood sugar test are performed when early signs of pregnancy are noted.

    Let’s Discuss in More Details About Health Checkup must be done Before and After Baby:

    As soon as you plan to start a family or plan to get pregnant or conceive, you need to know that there are certain initial health check-ups that must be done by both the partners to get sure on their baby planning to ensure you stay healthy and have a healthy pregnancy and give birth to a healthy baby. If you are thinking that how to get pregnant fast then firstly go for these medical tests. You should know some pregnancy symptoms and best pregnancy tips to have a healthy and happy pregnancy. Over to everything you should not forget to keep tracking your ovulation period. 

    1. Thalassemia status:

    Thalassemia Major is a type of a blood disorder, which is genetically transmitted from parents to the baby. Babies born with this blood disorder are anemic and require repeated blood transfusions to survive and its hard for them to survive with it. A person who is carrying the gene of thalassemia major may not always manifest the disease to the born baby and is then known as a thalassemia minor. If both the partner, husband, and wife both have the gene of thalassemia major then, there is a 1 in 4 chance that the baby will have thalassemia major blood disorder. However, prenatal testing and medical tests can be carried out to ascertain the possibility and a diseased fetus could be aborted directly if needed. If one partner has thalassemia major gene and the other doesn't then there is no way the baby can get thalassemia major blood disorder. Therefore, a couple must be medically tested for this disease. If you are thinking that how to get pregnant fast then firstly go for these medical tests. You should know some pregnancy symptoms and best pregnancy tips to have a healthy and happy pregnancy. Over to everything you should not forget to keep tracking your ovulation period. 

    pregnancy tips, pregnancy symptoms

    2. Infection Status for HIV, Hepatitis B, and C:

    Infections like HIV, Hepatitis B, and Care sexually transmitted diseases and as well as can be transferred from an infected mother of these diseases to her baby. So, all to be moms should know that it is important to know if they are infected or not. Vaccination is available against hepatitis B to prevent transmission of this disease to the newborn baby. If you are thinking that how to get pregnant fast then firstly go for these medical tests. You should know some pregnancy symptoms and best pregnancy tips to have a healthy and happy pregnancy. Over to everything you should not forget to keep tracking your ovulation period

    Ovulation, Pregnancy tips

    3. General Health Check-up:

    Hemoglobin (anemia), Thyroid screen (TSH test) and Blood Sugar (Diabetes). These are the diseases which are common in Indian women population and may not have specific symptoms for these diseases so, a prenatal check-up may rule out the possibilities of complications during pregnancy and may not have a healthy pregnancy.

    • Rubella, or German measles immunity
    • Chickenpox immunity
    • HIV
    • Hepatitis B immunity
    • Herpes
    • Other STDs (such as chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea)
    • Thyroid problems (with a TSH test)

    Other conditions, such as toxoplasmosis and parvovirus B19 (also called the fifth disease)

    Pregnancy Symptoms, IUI

    Depending on your above medical tests, the doctor will then recommend these below mentioned medical tests: 

    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Thalassemia (an inherited form of anemia)
    • Genetic diseases common in the Ashkenazi Jewish population, such as Tay-Sachs disease

    If it's time for you to update your vaccinations, it's important to do so before you plan to get pregnant. Certain vaccinations, such as varicella (the virus that causes chickenpox), MMR (measles-mumps-rubella), or hepatitis. Expert doctors advise that you should patiently wait for at least 28 days after receiving these vaccinations before trying to conceive. If you are thinking that how to get pregnant fast then firstly go for these medical tests. You should know some pregnancy symptoms and best pregnancy tips to have a healthy and happy pregnancy. Over to everything you should not forget to keep tracking your ovulation period.

    To know your due date of pregnancy, explore our article on Due Date of Pregnancy. And in case you are looking to explore best Pediatricians around India and want to select one from now on, then explore our research on Best Pediatricians in India.

    Dr. Deepika Tiwari

    Written by

    MS, MBBS

    Dr. Deepika Tiwari is a talented Gynecologist, Obstetrician and Infertility Specialist based in Sector 54, Gurgaon. She has over a year of experience and has helped thousands of women go through pregnancy without any complications.
    Dr. Deepika Tiwari is an expert obstetrician with specialization in Normal Vaginal Delivery (NVD), Woman Health-check, Gynae Problems, Infertility Evaluation/Treatment, Pap Smear and Laparoscopic Surgery (Obs & Gyn).
    She attained degrees in MBBS and MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, and passed out with top ranking results. She excelled in her academics and went on to train in many reputed hospitals and institutions.
    She is a very passionate doctor, exhibits a high degree of professionalism, and work ethics. Dr. Deepika Tiwari is among the best Gynecologists in the city and is widely respected and trusted by her patients, and colleagues alike. She is a proud member of the Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI) and an Active Participant In Regional and National Obstetric & Gynecology Conferences and Workshops.
    Dr. Deepika follows the best practice guidelines as per international protocols of Gynecologists & Obstetricians. She is best known for her dedication to patient care and promoting normal delivery. Presently, Dr. Deepika Tiwari is practicing her expertise at HCL Healthcare Clinic, Sector 54, Gurgaon and Cloudnine Clinic, Sector 56, Gurgaon.
    HCL Healthcare Clinic is one of the most visited multi-specialty clinic situated in Gurgaon. This Clinic is set-up in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, therefore, meet all the medical standards.
    The centers focus on the vision to deliver the highest standard of healthcare and which is why it is one of the best infertility clinics in Gurgaon. By gaining years of experience, they are offering unparalleled treatment to patients from all around the world. The dream of having a baby is made possible in this clinic as they offer an array of services like Micro Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).


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    Ankit Trivedi

    A newborn should have a series of vaccination within 2 months of birth i.e, Hepatitis B, DTaP, Hib, Polio, Pneumococcal, and Rotavirus.

    Nov. 3, 2018, 2:15 p.m. 4.5


    Ganesh Tilak

    Informative piece. Every parent should have the listed vaccination before and after conceiving.

    July 15, 2018, 6:03 p.m. 4.5


    Vandana Singal

    Vaccination for Rubella makes your child free from Rubella virus preventing him/her from any neurological disorder like Autism.

    Feb. 23, 2018, 1:58 p.m. 5.0


    Surbhi Jaiswal

    This is really helpful. My sister is also trying to get pregnant. I would ask her to get these tests done. Furthermore, hemoglobin (anemia), thyroid screen (TSH test) and blood sugar (diabetes) tests should also be taken under consideration.

    Aug. 19, 2017, 4:15 p.m. 5.0


    Ericka Grigsby

    I tried making love during my ovulation period and it really worked. I would recommend this pregnancy tip to every woman planning a baby.

    Aug. 19, 2017, 4:12 p.m. 5.0


    Suganya Banerjee

    I got my complete hormonal profile done a week ago and was detected with thyroid. It's really important to get yourself diagnosed before getting pregnant so that potential risks to baby can be reduced.

    Aug. 19, 2017, 3:54 p.m. 4.5

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