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Planning for child. What care should be taken regarding pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Practicing since : 2003
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Gud morng.
User:Hi I am a male 28 yrs from jamngar.
User:I have got married since last 6 mnths.
User:now me and my wife are planning for a kid..
Doctor:Good to hear that
User:Can u please assist me what all care we should take for my wife's pregnancy??
Doctor:Yes, sure
Doctor:I shall suggest on this
Doctor:I need to know few other information from you
Doctor:How old is your wife?
User:my wife is 21yrs old..
Doctor:Do you have regular sexual intercourse?
User:Yap almost at alternative day..
Doctor:Is any of you on any medications?
Doctor:Do you use any contraceptive measures? one is on any medication..
User:no we dont use any contraceptive measures since our married life..
Doctor:Thank you for the information
Doctor:It is very simple to have a baby
Doctor:Both of you need basic investigations to be done
Doctor:Is your wife's menstrual cycles regular?
User:yap they are regular..exctly after one month..
Doctor:I do not see any difficulty in her in getting pregnant
Doctor:Continue to have regular unprotected intercourse at least thrice in a week
Doctor:She needs to get 6 tests done
Doctor:Blood grouping and typing
Doctor:Urine routine
Doctor:These are sufficient enough
Doctor:You also can get a simple urine routine, Hemoglobin, HIV, VDRL, HBsAg tests done
Doctor:She must conceive soon without any problems
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:ok i got it..
Doctor:These are sufficient
User:but wht will be found out after this test..
Doctor:There is no need to get worried unnecessarily
Doctor:Basic health status of an individual will be found out in these tests
Doctor:Any woman who gets pregnant should compulsorily do these tests
Doctor:It is better to get them done in advance
User:Is there any other measures we have to take??
Doctor:Nothing specific
Doctor:These are fine for normal couples
User:OK thanks for the suggestion..
Doctor:Thank you too
User:I will do these test asap..
Doctor:Is there anything else I may help you with?
User:last query..
User:Whts the VDRL test??
Doctor:Please proceed
Doctor:VDRL test is done to rule out Syphilis
Doctor:It is a sexually transmitted disease
Doctor:It can affect the foetus in the womb
Doctor:Full form is Venereal Diseases Research Laboratories test
Doctor:Did you follow me?
User:yap i got it..thanks doc.
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:All the best
Doctor:Bye for now
User:byee tk care..
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