Fetal medicine specialist in Chandigarh | Chaitanya Hospital
Chaitanya Hospital has helped thousands of couples with high-risk pregnancy cases.
In this video, Dr. Poonam will answer all of your questions about Birth Defects
Testimonial by Mrs. Manpreet about NICU at Chaitanya Hospital.
Hear how happy Mrs. Manpreet and her husband are as they are going to take their baby home today. The baby was kept in the NICU Facility at Chaitanya Hospital for about 14 days. NICU or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a care unit specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants.
Here are some common Birth Defects in newborn babies
Brain and Heart defects are the most common and frequent in newborn babies.
A birth defect is a problem that occurs when a baby is developing in utero (in the womb). They may affect appearance, organ function, and physical and mental development. Most birth defects are present within the first three months of pregnancy, when the organs are still forming.There are more than 4,000 different kinds of birth defects, ranging from minor ones that need no treatment to serious ones that cause disabilities or require medical or surgical treatment.
How Maternal-Care prevent Birth Defects?
If you’re at risk for a complicated pregnancy due to advanced maternal age, previous preterm birth, or a health condition like diabetes, our team can help you understand the risks and plan a path to a safe and healthy pregnancy.
Ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis.
Our team can perform these tests to check the health of your growing baby during pregnancy. Non-Invasive tests – Ultrasound, Fetal Echo. Blood tests – Dual, Quad, NIPT. Invasive tests – Newborn screening with blood sample and hearing test post delivery
Care for multifetal pregnancy (twins or more)
Carrying more than one baby increases the risk for some complications, like preterm birth, discordant growth, TTTS, and above all these babies have high chances of birth effects. Whether you’re carrying twins or triplets or more. Our team can provide the expert care you need to ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery.
Newborn screening done with Blood test (metabolic defects like thyroid) Hearing test (hearing loss) Pulse oximetry (critical heart defects).