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FAQ forZealthy

What is Zealthy and why should we opt for it?

Zealthy is india’s first women healthcare website. We provide health related information, free consultation with female specialists and help you in finding the best hospitals. Our experts not only listen and understand your problems, but also provide you with all available treatments. We make sure that you get the best treatment with modern medical techniques.

We help you find the best treatment at the best price within your budget. With more than 100 years of collective experience our medical experts, wellness coaches and personal coordinators are available 24*7 at your service.

Why is Zealthy only for women?

A healthy woman is the root of a healthy family. Due to work, family and many other reasons women are unable to look after their health. It is not easy for them to gather all information relating to the problem and it’s treatment. Our goal is to solve their problems at their comfort, so they can keep themselves and their families healthy.

What kind of health services does Zealthy provide?

We provide services in the field of obstetrics, gynaecology and infertility. Apart from this we also provide information related to antenatal care, normal delivery, c-suction, IVF, IUI and other problems relating to pregnancy like hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, etc.

According to your budget and requirements we find you the nearest and the best hospitals with modern techniques for treatment. Zealthy also connects you to experienced female specialists for answering your queries.

Can Zealthy be used for free?

Yes, Zealthy is free for all its users. We do not charge for our services.

In what conditions should I reach out to Zealthy?

If you are suffering from health conditions relating to obstetrics, gynaecology and infertility, you can contact us without any hesitation.

Who are your doctors and hospitals?

All our doctors are internationally trained and have more than 10 years of experience. All the hospitals and clinics with us use modern methods of treatment.

How long will it take to get an appointment with the doctor?

After you get in touch with our experts, we try booking you an appointment within 12-24 hours.

If I have medical insurance, can I use it?

Yes we accept all forms of medical insurance and you can take full advantage of the insurance during the treatment.

What is the Zealthy community and how can I be a part of it?

The Zealthy community is completely for women. Here you can talk about your problems and experiences with other women. Becoming a part of the Zealthy community is very easy, just click on the link and be a part of our community.

How can we contact your experts for our treatment?

You can contact us through whatsapp and call. Call us now at: 636-636-3030

Will Zealthy help us financially with the treatment?

You can contact us through whatsapp and call. Call us now at: 636-636-3030

FAQ forAnte-natal care

What is antenatal care?

Antenatal care is another term for prenatal care. Under antenatal care, routine checkups and consultations are done during pregnancy to ensure safety and well being of the mother and the child.

Why do I need antenatal care?

Antenatal care can help in keeping you and your baby healthy. Usually, as compared to women who don’t receive prenatal care, women who do are healthier and have healthier babies. Antenatal care is especially helpful in detecting diseases in the mother and the unborn baby in time.

When should you first visit the doctor for your prenatal care?

If you miss your periods, and your pregnancy is confirmed then you should visit the doctor as soon as possible.

Which doctor should I go to for antenatal care?

For antenatal care, you should visit an obstetrician.

How many times should I visit the doctor during my pregnancy?

During your pregnancy, your doctor will give you a visit schedule, according to which you can visit your doctor regularly. You can visit the doctor in the following manner.

  • Your first visit would be between 4th and 13th week
  • From 14th to 28th week, once every month
  • From 29th to 35th week, twice every month
  • From 36th week onwards, once every week

If you are aged above 35 or if you have a high-risk pregnancy, then you might need to visit the doctor many times.

What happens when you visit the doctor for the first time for antenatal care?

When you meet the doctor for the first time for antenatal care, then the following happens:

  • They ask about your medical history including any disease, operation or previous pregnancy.
  • You might be asked about the medical history of your family.
  • They can conduct a full medical checkup of you, which can include a pelvic test and a pap smear.
  • They can take samples of blood and urine for lab test.
  • They can make a note of your height, weight, and blood pressure.
  • They can also calculate your due date.
  • They will also answer any queries that you might have.

You can pose all your questions or queries to the doctor in the first appointment.

What all does the doctor check in a routine antenatal care checkup?

Usually, the duration of a routine checkup is shorter than the first visit. During a routine checkup, the following happens:

  • Inspection of blood pressure
  • Your weight is checked
  • When the baby bump becomes visible, your abdomen is checked as well
  • Examination of the baby’s heartbeat

Apart from that, in case of special circumstances or a complication, the doctor can recommend further tests.

How are the trimesters of pregnancy determined?

The trimesters of pregnancy are divided into three parts:

  • First trimester: 1st to 13th week or 1st to 91st day
  • Second trimester: 14th to 27th week or 92nd to189th day
  • Third trimester: 28th to 40th week or 190th to 280th day

How can I determine which week of pregnancy I am in?

You can determine the week of your pregnancy with the help of a pregnancy calculator. To find out your due date, click now.

What is prenatal testing and why is it necessary?

Prenatal testing includes different processes which help in determining whether or not you and your foetus are healthy.

Prenatal testing is important in finding out birth defects in the baby, determining the health of the mother and the baby and other risks.

What tests are included in prenatal testing?

Prenatal testing includes the following tests (from the first trimester to the third trimester):

  • CBC
  • Blood typing
  • Urine routine
  • Urine culture
  • Fasting blood sugar (FBS)
  • Random blood sugar/P.P blood sugar
  • OGTT (75g,2 hours)
  • Pap smear
  • H.I.V 1&2
  • H.B.S.G (Hep B)
  • V.D.R.L/R.P.R
  • Rubella, I.G.C.R.I.G.M
  • TSH
  • FT3 & FT4 (Free thyroxine)
  • Hepatitis C (H.C.V)
  • Double marker/ Triple marker/ Quadruple marker
  • Ultrasound investigation
  • CTG monitoring
  • Tetanus injection

The doctor can recommend any test from these depending upon your and your baby’s condition.

When is the first ultrasound done in prenatal care? Why is it important?

Doing an ultrasound during pregnancy is very important for checking the condition of the foetus.

During pregnancy, the doctor can recommend you to get an ultrasound done in the following manner:

  • In the seventh week- To confirm the pregnancy, to find out if the pregnancy is molar or ectopic and to determine the due date
  • Between 3rd and 14th week: to examine the possibility of down syndrome
  • Between 18th and 20th week: to recognise signs of problems in the development of the baby’s body parts and to examine the bodily development of the baby
  • In 34th week: To find out about the position, shape of the foetus, and the position of the placenta

Can I get the service of antenatal care on Zealthy? How can you help us with this?

Yes, of course! We also have antenatal care packages. Not only does Zealthy help you in the right hospital an experienced doctor for antenatal care, but it also helps you find the right and most transparent cost of the treatment.

Apart from this, our assistants provide you with 24*7 assistance for any other health concerns you might experience during the treatment.

FAQ forNormal delivery

What is pregnancy delivery and what are the different techniques of delivery?

The process of the birth of the baby growing in the womb of the mother is known as pregnancy delivery.

The different techniques for delivery include vaginal or normal delivery, Caesarean delivery, vacuum extraction, and forceps delivery.

Doctors select the technique keeping in mind the condition and health of the baby and the mother.

Normal delivery is done under what circumstances?

  • When the baby weighs less than 2 k.g
  • When the mother doesn’t suffer from any conditions such as diabetes
  • When doctors respond positively to the natural birth of the baby/ answer affirmatively for the natural birth of the baby
  • When the mother doesn’t want any medical intervention in the delivery

Under which circumstances is it better to have the delivery through a C-section?

  • When the mother starts experiencing placenta problems along with pain during the pregnancy
  • When the baby’s position in the uterus is not normal
  • If the mother doesn’t want a normal delivery
  • If the mother is pregnant with twin or triplet babies
  • The mother suffers from problems such as high blood pressure or diabetes
  • If the amniotic fluid is less
  • If the mother has been in labor for more than 12 hours and the baby’s heartbeat is slowing then an emergency C-section can be done.

How long does it take in normal delivery? Can it last for a whole day?

The duration of normal delivery can’t be determined as it is dependent on many factors.

The duration of the normal delivery depends on factors such as the shape of the unborn baby, its condition, the cervical dilation of the mother.

Women who are giving birth for the first time can have longer labor than those who are doing it for the second time.

Usually, it takes about 12-18 hours in normal birth, though it can last longer than that.

If I am having twins, is it possible for me to have a normal delivery?

Yes, of course, provided that the babies are in the right position

Is it possible to have a normal second delivery if the first one was through C-section?

This depends on a lot of factors such as both you and your baby are in good health, the baby is not in the breech position.

Only then can your doctor decide whether normal delivery is possible or not. You can talk to them in detail about this.

What is the way to avoid pain in normal delivery?

From medicines to massage, there are a lot of options available today that can help you avoid normal delivery pain. To know about this in detail you can talk to your doctor.

How would I get to know that when I have to push and how long I have to do it for?

Your doctor will ask you to push after your cervix is fully dilated (almost 10 cms). You might have to push the baby for a few minutes but it can also last up to a few hours.

This also depends on a few factors such as whether the delivery is vaginal or not, the shape and size of the mother’s pelvis, the shape of the baby, the positions of the baby’s head and the labor force.

What is Episiotomy and will I need it during my delivery?

An episiotomy is a cut that is done on the vagina during delivery to make the birthing process easier. If the baby is unable to be born despite the pushing then the doctor can do an episiotomy.

This is very important for both the mother and the baby. Afterward, the doctor stitches up your wound. There are many medicines available that can help ease the pain of the stitches.

What do the doctors do after the normal delivery is done?

After the delivery, the doctors do a health check-up of the baby. After that, they put the baby on your chest to sleep. While you are looking and touching your baby, the doctors saw the wounds that you got during the labor.

Can I breastfeed my baby after delivery?

Yes, you can breastfeed your baby after delivery. It is also very important for the baby.

After having a normal delivery, how long do I have to stay in the hospital?

After having a normal delivery, you might need to stay in the hospital for 2-3 days. Your doctor will decide whether you can do small things such as having food without any assistance or go to the bathroom without the help of a catheter.

With respect to normal delivery, how can Zealthy help me? Do you give facilities for both kinds of deliveries?

Yes, we provide facilities for both C-section and normal delivery.

Zealthy not only helps you select the right hospital and experienced doctor for normal delivery, but it also helps you find the right and actual cost of the treatment.

Apart from that, we also provide 24*7 assistance to help you in case of any issues.

Can I also get Antenatal care benefits on Zealthy?

Yes, of course! We also have a package for antenatal care.

Do you also have the facility for neonatal care?

Yes, our partner doctors and hospitals are also capable of providing the facility of neonatal care

Is your pregnancy delivery package covered by insurance?

This is also called maternity insurance. Whether the pregnancy delivery package is covered under the insurance depends on the fact that whether your insurance policy covers maternity insurance or not.

You can talk about this with your insurance provider or us. To know more, contact us - 6366363030

FAQ forCesarean delivery

FAQ forIVF

What is IVF treatment and how is it done?

IVF is a medical and surgical process in which sperm and eggs are fertilized artificially in different ways for child-birth. After fertilization, the embryo is implanted inside the female uterus for development.

Does age matter in conceiving through IVF?

A woman's age is very important in IVF treatment. A woman under 35 years is likely to conceive easily. After the age of 35, your chances of getting pregnant are less.

Does single embryo transfer increase the chances of pregnancy?

There are 28% chances that you will conceive with single embryo transfer while double embryo transfer has 48% chances of success.

Can a frozen embryo help conceive?

The frozen embryo can help you conceive just like a normal embryo.

Is it good to follow a particular diet before starting with IVF treatment?

There is no proof that following a particular diet plan affects the IVF treatment, however, it is observed that the chances of successful IVF treatment are higher when the woman follows a diet plan.

Is it good to lose weight before IVF treatment?

It is not proven that weight loss affects the treatment process. But it is observed that women with extra weight take longer to complete the IVF process. Also, the chances of a miscarriage are more in them.

Which day is considered to be my first day of the IVF treatment process?

The first day of menstruation when the bleeding is heavy is considered the first day of the IVF cycle.

How many times will I have to go for monitoring visits during the treatment?

How your body reacts to the medication decides the number of monitoring visits you may require. Generally, this process involves 6-9 visits which involves egg retrieval visit.

Is the process of egg retrieval painful?

Egg retrieval takes around 20-30 minutes. IV sedation is used during the process so you will remain unconscious during the process. Some women experience mild cramps after the process. Your doctor might prescribe painkillers for the pain.

What are the side-effects of medicines used during the IVF treatment?

IVF medication has different effects on different people. Some common side effects may involve skin irritation due to injection, abdominal bleeding, headache, nausea, and pain in the breast etc.

How many injections are required for ovulation induction during IVF treatment?

8-10 injections are required for ovulation induction. The number of injections may increase depending on the woman.

Can I exercise during the IVF treatment?

It is OK to exercise during the beginning of the IVF treatment. As you progress to the next stages, due to fertility medications the ovary size increases. Exercising at a later stages of IVF treatment might lead to ovary torsion. This can lead to failure in the IVF process and therefore it is advised not to exercise.

Can I color my hair during the IVF treatment?

You are allowed to color your hair in the first two weeks of the treatment. But from mid-cycle to the end of the treatment you are not allowed to use any chemicals on your hair.

Can I get a manicure during IVF treatment?

Yes, you can get a manicure during the treatment. Make sure you get it done in a well-ventilated place.

Can I travel during IVF treatment?

During the monitoring phase, you need to visit the hospital for checking the development of follicles. Therefore, it is not advised to travel during this period.

How long after the IVF treatment does it take to conceive?

After 14 days of embryo transfer, you can get a pregnancy test done to find out.

Is bleeding common after conceiving through IVF?

Bleeding is unusual in conceiving through any method. If you notice bleeding contact your doctor immediately. Although a little spotting is usual in IVF and it does not mean that there are chances of miscarriage.

Can a couple have sex after the embryo transfer?

It is safe to not have sex till you get a pregnancy test done (14 days). After two weeks of getting positive results in the pregnancy test, if there is no bleeding or spotting and the baby’s heartbeat is normal you can have sex.

Are the chances of miscarriage higher in IVF treatment?

After conceiving through IVF the chances of miscarriage are higher. The miscarriage may be due to the inability of the person to conceive and not the treatment.

How many times can a couple try IVF?

There is no limit to this as it depends upon your health condition. Some cases find success after 8-10 tries.

Can we find out the gender of the child through the IVF process?

According to Pre-Conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT), 1994 finding out a child’s gender before birth is a crime in india. We do not support any such techniques.

How can Zealthy help me in IVF treatment?

Zealthy not only helps you find a hospital with modern tools and techniques and experienced doctors, but also tells you about the average cost of the treatment. Apart from this, during the IVF treatment if you face any complications our experts will be in touch with you 24*7.

FAQ forIUI

What is IUI treatment?

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is an advanced reproductive technology used for couples who are unable to conceive naturally. During IUI treatment, the sperms are introduced directly into the female's uterus using a thin and flexible catheter tube. The process of inseminations takes only 2 to 3 minutes.

Where and how long before the IUI treatment is the Sperm collected?

The sperm is collected, washed and prepared prior to the insemination process. The semen is collected in a sterile container by masturbation after 3-5 days of abstinence. The person can do it at their home or in private at the clinic's collection room. If the semen is collected at home, it needs to be submitted to the lab within one hour of collection for storage. In the lab, the sperms are then separated from other parts of semen (sperm wash). Sperm wash may take up to 30-40 minutes. The best sperm is then selected by your doctor and is introduced into the woman's uterus.

Can IUI Treatment help in conceiving?

Yes, IUI treatment is a process that helps infertile couples in conceiving. In this process, sperm is artificially introduced to the women's uterus after ovulation for maximum chances of fertilization and successful pregnancy.

Is IUI different from IVF treatment?

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) and In-vitro Fertilization (IVF) are two different techniques for infertility treatment. During IUI, the male sperm is artificially introduced into the woman's uterus, whereas, in IVF, the eggs and sperm are fertilized in a laboratory, and the fertilized embryo is then transferred into the woman's uterus.

What is the success rate of conceiving through IUI Treatment?

The success of the IUI treatment depends upon your condition. In general, the success rate of natural cycle IUI is 6-10% and IUI with ovulation medication, it is 20-30%.

Is IUI treatment painful?

IUI treatment is painless in most cases of IUI treatment. After the process is complete, you might feel little cramps due to ovulation and not the treatment.

Is it possible to have twins through IUI treatment?

Yes, there is a 10-15% chance of conceiving twins with IUI treatment.

How long before the IUI treatment should a couple stop having sex?

This depends on your personal situation. But it is recommended to not have sex at least for 72 hours before to the procedure. If the male sperm count is low, it is advised to stop having sex and masturbation 4-5 days before the sperm collection.

What is the best time to get IUI treatment?

Your doctor will schedule an ultrasound on cycle days 11-14, to determine if a mature follicle has developed. Afterward, HCG is given which will cause ovulation to occur within 36-44 hours. Your doctor will then schedule the insemination. If two inseminations are done per cycle, then there can be a gap of 24 hours between them.

What is Sperm Wash?

Sperm wash is also known as sperm preparation. During this process, healthy sperms are separated from other semen fluids in a laboratory. The most viable sperm is then used for IVF or IUI treatment.

How long do I have to lay down after the Insemination procedure?

Your doctor might advise you to lay down for 15 to 20 minutes after the insemination.

Can I live normally after the IUI procedure?

You can certainly go back to your normal routine without any worries after an IUI treatment. However, some women avoid doing aerobic exercises and lifting heavy objects to increase the chances of pregnancy.

How long after the IUI process does Implantation take place?

After insemination, implantation happens within 6-12 days. Your doctor will do a pregnancy test after 12-14 days of insemination to confirm the pregnancy.

How long after the IUI treatment, should I get a pregnancy test?

Two weeks after the insemination, is considered an ideal time to get a pregnancy test.

Does IUI treatment help in the case of blocked fallopian tubes?

Due to blocked fallopian tubes, the sperm cannot reach the eggs to fertilize them. In this situation, IVF treatment is advised.

Is it possible to conceive after the first cycle of IUI treatment?

Most infertility specialists recommend two inseminations back to back in one IUI cycle to increase the chances of success.

Does IUI treatment involve risks?

The IUI treatment is very safe and generally does not involve any risk. You may experience cramps and notice light spotting, but that is due to ovulation and not the treatment.

Can the child’s gender be found out through the IUI treatment procedure?

According to Pre-Conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT) 1994, finding out a child’s gender before birth is a crime in india. We do not support any such techniques.

How does Zealthy help in the IUI treatment process?

It is crucial to find a qualified and experienced doctor for IUI treatment. Zealthy helps you in finding the best nearby fertility doctors and centers for your treatment at the right price. You can talk to our experts at 636-636-3030 for more information on IUI treatment packages in india.

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