Essential reading for Women and Children Health

On November 2, 2017

VAGINAL DISCHARGE IN PREGNANCY IS IT A SIGN OF HIGH RISK PREGNANCY

PREGNANCY can be as confusing as it is elating and it’s not always easy to tell which changes are normal and which are cause of concern .one such change is vaginal discharge; which can vary in consistency or thickness frequency and amount during pregnancy. Not many women are aware that a certain amount of discharge […]

On November 2, 2017

PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Classically, we thought of PCOS primarily as an infertility disorder or as a cosmetic annoyance, but we now know it’s also a metabolic disorder and a serious long-term health concern. Polycystic ovary syndrome, widely known as PCOS is a condition characterised by chronic failure of ovulation (anovulation) and excessive production of male hormones (hyperandrogenism). It […]

On November 2, 2017

DIET IN PREGNANT WOMEN IN FIRST TRIMESTER

The months of trying and fretting over conception are finally over and you can now feel part of that magical world of new parents: Once you are pregnant, it is rather important you eat the right type of food, in right quantity, and right intervals, to ensure a healthy mother and a healthy foetus. A […]

On November 2, 2017

Can micturition post coitus affect chances of conception in a female

For a lot of women post coital pee is regular. Peeing after sex as your doctor, best friend and mom have probably told you countless number of times, is the best way to avoid UTI. But what about when you are trying to get pregnant? The commonly asked question in the outpatient clinic is will […]

On October 27, 2017

Fruits and veggies on your table Makes your health Stable

Fruits and veggies on your table Makes your health Stable Nutritional tips for Toddlers: Introduce only one food at a time, giving only small amounts at first Increase variety slowly Introduce all food groups. Give an extra dash of fat in one or two items. Do not use excessive fat, salt and sugar. Prepare bland […]

On September 14, 2017

Skin and hair care in monsoon by Dr Arun Kumar

Natural immune resistance in the body is decreased during monsoon. Apart from common infections like flu, common cold, dysentery asthma, skin problems like the allergic rash, atopic dermatitis, dry skin eczema, fungal infections, acne, prickly heat are common. Dry scalp, dandruff, itchy scalp, hair fall are common too. Damp and humid weather in monsoon, attracts […]

On September 5, 2017

Myths and Facts by Jasmine

Myths and facts about pregnancy A pregnant mother should be eating for two. Saffron will make the baby’s complexion fairer. Pregnant women should avoid fish. Craving for spicy foods means you are having a boy, and craving for sweet foods indicate a girl. Pregnant women can catch a flu with cold and sour food items. […]

On September 5, 2017

Complementary Feeding by Archana Reddy

What is complementary feeding? The transition from exclusive breastfeeding to family foods – referred to as complementary feeding. From 6 months of age your baby needs breast milk and solid foods to promote health, support growth and enhance development. When to start/what is the right age? As per WHO baby has to be exclusively breastfed […]

On August 23, 2017

Dr. Asha Hiremath Critical Case 2

38- year elderly lady Mrs. Pallavi with BOH- Bad Obstetric history of recurrent pregnancy loss. She previously had 3 spontaneous abortions all within 1-2 months of early pregnancy. Her first child was her fourth pregnancy which was a complicated case of APLA positive pregnancy, (Antiphospholipid Syndrome). This is an auto immune disorder, considered as high-risk […]