High Risk Pregnancies

Private obstetrician Ashok Kumar is adept at ultrasound scanning for early pregnancy complications and then dealing with acute emergencies during labour such as shoulder dystocia (abnormal or difficult childbirth), cord prolapse (when the umbilical threatens to cut off oxygen and blood supplies to the fetus), eclampsia (includes seizures and coma that happen during pregnancy but are due to preexisting or organic brain disorder), and abruption of placenta (when the placental lining has separated from the uterus of the mother; the most common cause of late pregnancy bleeding as well as breech births (baby enters the birth canal feet first rather than head first).

London Obstetrician

This is a doctor with considerable experience in risk management in the hospital setting. He’s updated the Junior Doctors’ Departmental Handbook at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow, focusing on measures to manage early pregnancy complications, hyperemesis gravidarum (a severe form of morning sickness, that prevents adequate intake of food and fluids), abdominal pain in early pregnancy and labour ward management.

London Obstetrician Mr Kumar has designed departmental and clinical guidelines for the management of pregnancy complicated by diabetes, asthma as well as for the management of pre-eclampsia/eclampsia (includes seizures and coma that happen during pregnancy but are due to preexisting or organic brain disorder), preterm labour, the spontaneous rupture of membranes at term and pre term (less than 37 weeks) and perinatal (the time around the birth, after 22 weeks) management of hypertension.