Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Pregnancy-Fertility
PCOS women with irregular periods who are trying to conceive with PCOS are so habitual of getting negative PCOS and pregnancy test results that when their reports come out to be positive they even can’t believe that the reports are positive and they keep it showing to other women for just confirmation.
Moreover, the entire process does not stop here only. PCOS women keep on doing the test several times just to make themselves believe.
However, PCOS and pregnancy scare many of us, especially when you are in your thirty plus. After a regular try in conceiving but not getting any positive results, a person goes through mental trauma. Emotionally person gets shatter off, eventually, life in us is not by the will of two bodies but by the will of God and God alone.
Late Pregnancy: –
If a woman is getting married in her late 20’s or 30’s and is planning for her child, the chances of getting pregnant and PCOS within slightly hampered. She should consult a doctor along with her partner and discuss the same.
PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is a very common condition which generally affects the women of reproductive age. The prevalence of this polycystic syndrome is increasing day by day. Worldwide around one in every ten women is suffering from PCOS. In PCOS, there is a problem of ovulation or egg production. This is the only reason that conceiving may be a challenge. PCOS can be considered as one of the important cause of infertility. A slight change in your lifestyle along with Ayurvedic medicines for PCOS and pregnancy help you to conceive and you can even have healthy babies.
Pregnancy in women with PCOS may be considered to be at high risk when compared to the general population. The chances of miscarriage and abortion are also high.
Women with PCOS are at higher risk of medical issues during pregnancy. Some of the medical issues include gestational diabetes mellitus (pregnancy-induced), heart disease and preeclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy). A higher risk of prenatal and post-natal depression is also there. In these cases, antenatal patients are more likely to undergo cesarean or operative delivery. Most often the babies of these women are born preterm and are kept in neonatal intensive care units.
Women with PCOS may have difficulty in conceiving and hence require ayurvedic treatment which helps in their ovulation induction to conceive. Once a PCOS woman conceives, she becomes very anxious about her pregnancy.
At Vedas Cure, our Ayurvedic Doctors are your best friend: –
If you are expecting, with a background of PCOS, you should contact our Ayurvedic doctors to receive the best treatment and services. Our doctors will guide you the best treatment for PCOS which will not only help you in combating the symptoms but will also facilitate you the entire plan management for the duration of pregnancy. They will help you in explaining how PCOS affects the outcome of pregnancy at different times. Moreover, they will also make you aware of the future complications you might expect and how to deal with them. They will also explain that PCOS is a harbinger of many medical issues which includes diabetes. So, one must be ready to prevent and tackle the consequences.
Diet and weight gain
Our ayurvedic doctors will keep an eye on your diet and body weight gain. As gaining the right amount of weight is essential to reduce pregnancy complications, especially if you are overweight or obese. The importance of eating well and staying active can not be overemphasized, which will be explained by our ayurvedic doctors. Your diet plan for pregnancy will be under the supervision of our Ayurvedic doctors. But you should always keep in mind that you have to follow the general guidelines. Try to avoid too much trans along with saturated fats. Instead of it, you can use healthy unsaturated fats in cooking. Consume a high fiber diet which includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains along with pulses. This helps in maintaining the blood sugar levels and prevents the excess weight gain. A diet rich in high fiber also avoids constipation which is very common during pregnancy.
A high intake of protein is also important during pregnancy as it is essential for the baby’ growth and development. Protein-rich foods include pulses, legumes, and soy for vegetarians along with milk and milk products which include curd and paneer. Some other good sources of protein include chicken, fish and egg whites. It is better to cook the protein in less amount of fat and bake or grill instead of deep-frying. Excess salt should be avoided in the diet like pickles, papad, spraying on salad, etc. Always remember to take small and frequent meals to lead a happy and healthy life.
Antenatal check-ups for PCOS and pregnancy
During your pregnancy period, a regular check-up with your doctor is mandatory. As, he will suggest you the best diet, exercise, and ways to ease your pregnancy period. The more will be your frequency of visits to your doctor, the lesser will be the pregnancy risk. Al the treatments advised by your doctor must be taken by you carefully. You can consult with your doctor with any warning signal or any signs of complications.
Delivery section for PCOS and pregnancy
As we have already discussed due to the high incidence of PCOS and pregnancy-induced hypertension, gestational diabetes, and preterm labor, there is a higher chance of the baby being born preterm and requiring neonatal intensive care. You maybe have a higher chance of ending up with a C-section. So be aware and plan your pregnancy where all the facilities are available along with a neonatalogist to take care of your baby.
In conclusion, PCOS and pregnancy need utmost attention and care. Proper planning, advice and regular monitoring under the supervision of well-qualified doctors will lead to a successful pregnancy with a healthy mother and baby.
Here are a few tips which you should follow to deliver a healthy baby and be calm and compose throughout your gestation period: –
1. Be happy, eat healthy and fresh, stay healthy.
2. Do what you love to do but at any point do not release worry/stress hormones (as the eggs cannot handle too much of stress) instead of it try to be happy as happy hormones will help you to conceive.
3. Your pregnancy is your own and no one’s else. So please don’t get depressed when you see a baby or a mother carrying her baby. Just be happy and imagine yourself carrying a cute baby.
4. Stick to routine check-ups and ayurvedic medications
5. Don’t become too anxious. Just be calm and compose during your ovulation period and make sure that you along with your partner should come together.
6. Post ovulation you need not take the stress and try to take a good amount of rest. Foot massage will be really helpful if possible.
7. Stay positive and meditate.