Essential reading for Women and Children Health

On March 20, 2019

How does laparoscopy help in infertility?

Laparoscopy plays a very important role in the management of subfertility. Its suggested for women where after the basic investigation like hysterosalpingogram for tube assessment, ultrasound for assessment of uterus and ovary, and hormone analysis for the female partner and semen analysis in a male partner have not yielded any reason for subfertility or when […]

On March 18, 2019

Why should you see a doctor if you surfer from pregnancy loss?

It’s believed that 75percent of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. However, most miscarriages go unnoticed because they happen so early. The victim might feel it like a normal period, slightly delayed though says Dr.Mirudhubashini Govindarajan, Clinical Director, Women’s Center by Motherhood. Experts believe that 15 to 20 percent of women will experience a miscarriage which […]

On March 11, 2019

Factors which decide IVF Success Rates Blog by Dr Geetha R

Reproductive medicine is an evolving field constantly working towards improving the success rates IVF has contributed to more than 6 million babies worldwide, innovations keep emerging and the success rates keep improving. Success rates with IVF treatment though high cannot be 100% always. The success rates are influenced by many external and internal factors Internal […]

On February 1, 2019

Importance of getting your child vaccinated in a competent hospital

Vaccinations help build the body’s immunity by improving immunity before the child falls sick, thus preventing the child from having to go through the disease symptoms. A vaccine is an injection of the killed germs into the body to which the body’s immune system reacts by producing immune cells/antibodies to fight them. These immune cells/antibodies […]

On December 21, 2018

ORAL CARE AND PREGNANCY- Blog by Dr. Omar Farookh

Pregnancy can lead to dental problems including gum disease and an increased risk of tooth decay. During pregnancy increased hormonal changes can affect the body’s response to the plaque on your Teeth. However, the demands of pregnancy can lead to particular dental problems in some women, With proper hygiene at home and professional help from […]

On November 28, 2018

Gestational Diabetes

It is a state of increased sugar level which generally normalizes after childbirth. This occurs due to increased sugar level during pregnancy which is due to decreased insulin production or insulin resistance. Incidence –10% of the population is affected by GDM and it is increasing due to advanced maternal age and sedentary lifestyle. Why does […]

On November 26, 2018

Main causes of premature birth

A normal and healthy pregnancy lasts for about 40 weeks. However, due to various factors, the labour may occur well before or after the estimated date. If the labour occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy, the birth is considered to be premature, or preterm.   Classification: Based on how early the baby is born, the […]

On November 26, 2018

Caring For Your Premature Baby at Home

The premature baby is finally home; now it’s up to you to make sure your baby is warm, fed, bathed, and joyful! Caring for your preterm infant may not be so different from how you had thought. In many ways, it is similar to a baby born on the estimated delivery date. Here are some […]

On October 24, 2018

Breast Cancer: What Every Women Should Know About It

Lumps in the breast are common problems in females. Only 20% of these breast lumps are cancerous. Breast cancer has replaced cervical cancer and now ranks first in cancers seen among females. The incidence of breast cancer is on the rise among Indian females, especially among younger generations. In spite of various treatment options available […]