Consulted Dr. Padmapriya Vivek (Gynecologist) for Pregnancy
Note: This doctor is no longer practicing at Apollo Medical Center
I recommend the doctor
I delivered a baby doll on the first day of this sweet 16 year. Twas then I realised what pain mothers go through to deliver and raise a child.
First off, massive respect to all mothers!
I met Dr. Padmapriya in my 36th week of gestation (was in Bangalore initially). I was waiting for my turn of consultation, when she walked out of her room in a hurry. But she was observant enough to realize that it was the first time she saw me around, and she stopped by me to ask if I was waiting to see her. When I said yes, she asked for a quick excuse and said that she'll be back in sometime.
Now, how many doctors are as down to earth as this?!
When she returned, I had a long list of questions and a birth plan to be discussed. She spent around 20 minutes, discussing each and every point in good detail.
Pretty much implies that she treats her patients with patience!
The 38th week scan showed a 3.2 kg fetus. She subtly asked me to follow a strict diet so that the chances of an NVD are not meagre.
She is one doc who alerts her patients without alarming them.
Everytime, I walked into her room, she would greet me with a 'Come in sweetheart'. I never felt frightened to meet her. She makes sure that her patients feel good about themselves.
On my D day, I was induced. 15 hours afterwards, I was dilated to 8 cm but the fetus was still at station 1. At this stage, NVD is difficult and so she was preparing us for a C Sec. However, she wanted to wait for another hour. She tied a belt across the top of my tummy and asked me to push during contractions. She cancelled her OP during the final nail-biting hour and constantly checked my status. Eventually, she helped me deliver a 4.5 kg baby doll, 'NORMALLY'. I don't think that is normal.
To simply put it, if you want a good experience with a gynec (who opts for NVD herself), I would recommend Dr.Padmapriya Vivek.