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Pregnancy with SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

Mrs ABC, G2L0 was admitted in La Femme on 29-06-2017 for elective LSCS under Dr Ritu Joshi. She was a known case of SLE (diagnosed in I pregnancy). During her first pregnancy at 22 weeks, the level II sonography showed foetal bradycardia with heart block (FHR 42 b/min). She was then thoroughly investigated and was diagnosed as SLE. She underwent induction of labour after in utero demise of foetus. Continue Reading

Safe Termination Of Pregnancy-Information For You

Termination services are confidential and any information disclosed during your visit will not be shared unnecessarily.

What is a medical termination?

A medical termination is where you take a medicine which will end the pregnancy. The medical name for the medicine is mifepristone. It works by blocking the hormone progesterone. Without progesterone, the lining of the uterus breaks down and the pregnancy cannot continue. Continue Reading

Vaginal birth after caesarean section

Vaginal birth after caesarean section

Vaginal birth after (one) caesarean section (VBAC) (UK) or Trial of labour after caesarean section
(TOLAC) is an option that many women may want to consider.

Here is some information regarding the same for women who want to make an informed choice.

If you have had a previous caesarean section for either breech presentation or on request without any obstetric indications, a VBAC may be considered, provided all parameters are normal this time round such as normal baby growth, no medical problems ( like gestational diabetes) etc. Continue Reading