Essential reading for Women and Children Health

On September 13, 2018

Types of Hysterectomy Procedure by Dr. Suhasini Inamdar

Hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus (baby bag) surgically. There are various methods and approaches: 1)Laparoscopic hysterectomy: This is minimally invasive surgery, it is done through keyhole openings, approximately 4-5 in number, on the skin surface of the abdomen. These are 2-3 cms in size. The uterus is detached of all the attachments and […]

On August 31, 2018

All you need to know about Labor Epidurals- By  Dr. Shashidhar K.B

One of the biggest confusion during pregnancy is having a normal delivery or a caesarean section. Even though every woman wants to undergo the pleasant experience of natural birth, most of them can’t stick to it because of the intense, excruciating pain. More than half of the pregnant women can deliver vaginally, but sadly due […]

On August 29, 2018

Menstruation Matters

Menstruation is a unique phenomenon in a woman’s life. It is the mark where a girl enters the womanhood and is blessed with the gift of giving life. However, this gift is always encircled by taboos that isolate women from the social and cultural life. Till date, menstruation is described with code words such as […]

On August 20, 2018

ANAEMIA & CERVICAL CANCER – THE ‘UNNOTICED KILLERS’ AFFECTING INDIAN WOMEN

India has been making great headway in the eradication of diseases like Polio & Small Pox but this is just the tip of the iceberg. Certain conditions like Anaemia do not get the attention they deserve. Characterized by subtle symptoms, diseases of this nature can go untreated for a long period leading to serious complications […]

On August 3, 2018

Tips for Breastfeeding Newborn: Motherhood Hospital by Dr. Sonali Santhanam

Breastfeeding is instinctive for both mother and baby. A newborn when left undisturbed on a mother’s belly is able to crawl up to the breast, find the nipple and self-attach. However, despite being instinctive and natural, breastfeeding is not always easy. New mothers have ample support at the hospital but they can feel overwhelmed with […]

On June 16, 2018

Hypothyroidism Treatment By Dr. Archana Pathak

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland produces an abnormally low amount of thyroid hormone. Hypothyroidism symptoms usually develop incredibly slowly; it can take years for them to show up. Also, some symptoms mimic symptoms of other diseases, such as fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Hypothyroidism symptoms include constipation, depression, and fatigue. Pale, dry […]

On June 6, 2018

Uterine Fibroid Treatment Types & Symptoms

Uterine Fibroid Treatment in Bangalore & Chennai Uterine fibroids are a type of tumor. However, they are composed of smooth muscle fiber like the uterine wall. They are much denser than the normal uterine wall muscle fiber. In a normal situation, these fibroids do not cause any pain unless they are exceptionally large to create […]

On May 28, 2018

Changes in human body during pregnancy

Human body undergoes enormous changes during pregnancy. It affects the body from head to toes. It is amazing how the body accommodates the baby so smoothly. 1) There is a new growth spurt in hair, glow on the face and bleeding gums because of increased estrogen in the blood. 2) Increased pigmentation on face ,neck […]

On March 28, 2018

Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple pregnancy is when there are more than one embryo getting attached to uterine lining and developing into multiple foetuses. This can be twins, triplets, quadruplets or higher order pregnancies. The incidence of twins is gone up from 18.9/1000 live births in 1980 to 32.1/1000 live births. How multiple pregnancy happens? One baby growing in […]