Dr Poornima Gowda, Author at Cloudnine Blog
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Dr Poornima Gowda

Anchored to Cloudnine Hospital, Whitefield, Dr. Poornima M. Gowda is an obstetrician and gynaecologist with particular expertise in medical and surgical maternity care, childbirth, disorders of the reproductive system, prenatal care, pap test screening, family planning and detection of sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Gowda is well-loved for the comfort and confidence she elicits in guests, allaying anxieties and encouraging an openness to deal with changes that cannot be controlled. Her educational quiver includes an MBBS and a DGO from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and a DNB from the National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi.

Things You Need to Know About First Period After C Section March 24, 2019 in Gynaecological Concerns by

C-section or cesarean section is a procedure where the child is delivered by surgery. Instead of vaginal birth, the baby is born through a surgical incision on the abdomen and the uterus of the mother. Once you welcome a new baby to the world, your life will have changed in so

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Things You Need to Know About First Period After C Section
When Your Pelvis Pulls an Elvis: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Explained February 7, 2019 in Gynaecological Concerns, Health by

Heard of pelvic inflammatory disease but not sure what it is? This guide has you covered. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious infection that leads to chronic pain and infertility. It is often an offshoot of untreated or unmanaged sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or infections. If you suffer from painful

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When Your Pelvis Pulls an Elvis: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Explained
PMS Problems: How to Conquer Cramps, Mood Swings and More February 6, 2019 in Gynaecological Concerns, Health by

Mercurial moods. Persistent sugar cravings. 2 AM trips to the toilet. Oh, the joys of PMS. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is like a catty, careless visitor that camps in your belly and ravages misery on your mind, body and soul. And then brings Aunt Flo along, to boot. The truth is, you don’t

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PMS Problems: How to Conquer Cramps, Mood Swings and More
Uterine U-Turn: Everything You Need to Know About Uterine Prolapse February 5, 2019 in Gynaecological Concerns, Health by

If you’re approaching menopause, and have had one or more vaginal deliveries, it’s worth understanding the risks of uterine prolapse. You may have heard of uterine prolapse. Perhaps it’s affected your mother, your aunt or your neighbour. The condition affects women of all ages, but it is more likely to occur

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Uterine U-Turn: Everything You Need to Know About Uterine Prolapse
7 Pregnancy Questions to Ask Your Doctor January 31, 2019 in About Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Preparing for Baby by

Along with your bundle of joy, pregnancy comes with a mixture of emotions like excitement, worry, anxiety, and more. The responsibility of bringing a life into the world can be nerve-wracking and filled with millions of questions racing through your mind. Once you are expecting, it is entirely normal to

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7 Pregnancy Questions to Ask Your Doctor
How can I control my Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) mood swings? January 21, 2019 in Gynaecological Concerns by

What is PMS? It is a collection of physical and emotional symptoms that start a week or so before the period. It makes some woman or girls feel moodier than usual and others bloated and achy. In some women or girls, PMS can cause mood swings which involve a sudden, unexplained change

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How can I control my Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) mood swings?
Tinkle Troubles: How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections January 9, 2019 in Gynaecological Concerns by

Plagued by pain while urinating? Consider it time to banish urinary tract infections for good. If you’ve been a long-time, rather reluctant subject of urinary tract infections, it’s likely that you’ve experienced your fair share of pain and discomfort. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be like persistent, painful little visitors that

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Tinkle Troubles: How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
Planned Caesarean vs. Normal Delivery: Which is Better When? October 20, 2018 in About Pregnancy, Labor, Pregnancy, Preparing for Baby by

There are several things to consider when it comes to choosing a birthing method – your birthing history, the risk involved, and the possibility of scheduling your delivery (specifically if your maternity leave comes at a premium). If you’ve had a relatively easy pregnancy and have received your doctor’s okay

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Planned Caesarean vs. Normal Delivery: Which is Better When?
Lifestyle Factors Affecting Your Baby’s Growth During Pregnancy October 19, 2018 in About Pregnancy, Baby, Health, Health & Safety, Pregnancy by

It can be tempting to pick up an extra cup of coffee or swirl a glass of rosé at the end of a tiring day. Especially when you have swollen feet and a big ol’ baby belly. But of course, you know better than that. Or do you? While it’s

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Lifestyle Factors Affecting Your Baby’s Growth During Pregnancy
Hormonal Hangups: A Look at the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Hormonal Imbalances February 14, 2018 in Health by

Hormones are queer little cookies capable of artfully manoeuvring the way you look, the way you feel and the way you think. They may be invisible, but they sure are feisty, and when they’re down, they’ll let you know exactly how they feel. A hormonal imbalance can appear in a variety

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Hormonal Hangups: A Look at the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Hormonal Imbalances
Asthma During Pregnancy: Treatment and Management February 1, 2018 in About Pregnancy, Health by

Every expectant mother wants the best for the little miracle growing inside her belly. The right nutrients, the perfect environment and an ample supply of oxygen would likely top this list. Asthma, however, can sometimes get in the way of a perfectly synchronised pregnancy. A chronic inflammatory condition that can

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Asthma During Pregnancy: Treatment and Management
Colostrum Chronicles: A Look at the Evolution of Breast Milk August 4, 2017 in Birthing Experience, Effective Parenting, Nutritional Insights by

[caption id="attachment_22107" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Breast Milk in a Feeding Bottle[/caption] Have you ever noticed how the most beautiful things in life are symbols of a spectacular metamorphosis? Like the chrysalis of a butterfly, the milk in your breasts undergoes a tremendous journey during the time leading up to your delivery. The

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Colostrum Chronicles: A Look at the Evolution of Breast Milk
Dear Husband, PMS is Real April 6, 2017 in Gynaecological Concerns, Health by

  [caption id="attachment_21183" align="aligncenter" width="500"] PMS, or Premenstrual Syndrome affects 1 in 4 menstruating women[/caption] Disclaimer: This article is entirely factual, and is intended specifically for sceptics (read: husbands) of PMS. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely deliberate. Ladies, let’s face it. PMS is real. It

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Dear Husband, PMS is Real

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