Pregnancy

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Are women pregnant when they vomit and faint?

Pregnancy
Hi Auntyji, are women pregnant when they vomit and faint? I saw it in a movie recently. Harkirat, 19, Ludhiana.

What if someone saw you there?

Pregnancy
‘Are you mad?’ Namit shouted at Ridhi when she told him that she was going with Shweta to support her during an abortion. Ridhi was torn - help her best friend or listen to her boyfriend?. What would you do? - Kya Doge Saath?

Sex when you’re pregnant, what women say

Pregnancy
What’s it like having sex when you’re pregnant? Fifty Indian women share their experiences of intercourse during pregnancy and after giving birth.

'We stopped having sex because I was pregnant'

Making Love
*Karan and *Ritu stopped having sex when they found out they were pregnant. The parents-to-be, who had an active sex life, thought they might harm the baby if they made love. Here’s their story on how they lost and found intimacy with each other.

Home Pregnancy Tests: Do’s and Don’ts

Pregnancy
Home pregnancy tests (HPTs) have revolutionised the way women find out whether they’re pregnant or not. They’re easy, can even be done in a public toilet, are affordable and have more room for privacy. But simple things can get complicated too. Let’s run through some things to keep in mind while using HPT kits.

Why do these women not want a child?

Pregnancy
In almost all societies, and especially ours, having a child is almost a given if you are a woman. Motherhood ‘completes’ a woman, we have been told for centuries. However, does it really? We talked to five different women who decided to live a childfree life and why.

My husband wants a baby, I don’t: what should we do?

Pregnancy
Hi Auntyji, I have recently had two miscarriages. After being through much pain, I really do not want to have a child anymore. But my husband really wants one. I feel bad for not wanting to fulfill his desire. Gunjeet, 24, Jalandhar.

I listened to my body, I chose abortion

Pregnancy
The experience of first difficult childbirth left Subashini in a state of postpartum depression. When she discovered she was pregnant again, within a couple of months, she chose abortion as she was not ready for another round of labour pains and sleepless nights.