Essential reading for Women and Children Health

On May 13, 2016

CERVICAL CANCER

Introduction Cervical cancer is one of the commonest causes of cancer-related deaths amongst women in developing countries. Every year in India, 122,844 women are diagnosed with Cervical cancer and about half of them die due to this fatal disease. Worldwide, Cervical cancer accounts for 500,000 new cases every year and India contributes nearly 25%. Who […]

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On January 14, 2016

Preterm labor – be on the alert By Dr. Beena Jeysingh

Preterm labor is when your body gets ready for birth too early in your pregnancy. It is premature if it starts earlier than 3 weeks of due date. Risk factors are overweight or underweight at time of conception, hypertension, diabetes, smoking, alcohol, pregnancy induced hypertension, gestational diabetes, uterine abnormalities, previous history of preterm delivery, any […]

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On January 14, 2016

Morning Sickness -don’t fear! By Dr. Beena Jeysingh

It is an uncomfortable feeling of just nausea or nausea with vomiting experienced in the early weeks of pregnancy due to hormones. About 50 percent of pregnant women experience it. Usually starts around 6weeks of pregnancy and disappears by end of 3months though rarely can stay until end of pregnancy. Report to obstetrician if excess […]

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On December 31, 2015

Travel during pregnancy by Dr.Beena Jeysingh

You can still enjoy a holiday or travel for professional reasons during pregnancy. But, yes there will be some restrictions and precautions that you need to take & maintain. The best time to travel is the middle of your pregnancy between 14 and 28 weeks. Most of  the emergencies happen in the 1st and 3rd […]

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On December 24, 2015

Preconception Counselling By Dr.Beena Jeysingh

Caring for your health before you become pregnant will help you learn about any risk factors and treat any medical problems before you conceive.This helps you make healthy choices for you and your baby. During the preconception visit you will be questioned regarding your medical and surgical history,family and genetic history,previous obstetric history and lifestyle […]

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On December 7, 2015

Pregnancy Myths By Dr.Beena Jeysingh

Plethora of advices about Do s and Don’ts in pregnancy start flowing in from friends and relatives. Some frequently asked doubts. Can I travel by flight during first and last trimester? Yes, surely you can fly in any trimester of pregnancy but airlines limit the weeks of travel as they are worried in last trimester […]

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On December 7, 2015

Ectopic pregnancy By Dr. Beena Jeysingh

Normally the fertilized egg implants and grows into a baby inside the uterus. Rarely can it implant outside the uterus when it is called Ectopic pregnancy. The commonest site is fallopian tubes and is called Tubal pregnancy. Other sites can be ovary and cervix. Presenting symptoms can be missing of periods, light vaginal bleeding, lower […]

On November 2, 2015

Exercises and yoga poses during pregnancy

Always start with a breathing exercise. Close your eyes and breath in through nose and breath out through mouth continue for 3-5 mins Diaphragmatic breathing Sit comfortably, with your knees bent and your shoulders, head and neck relaxed. Place one hand on your upper chest and the other just below your rib cage. This will […]

On October 22, 2015

Misrepresented Facts Clarified

This post is with the sole purpose to clarify the misrepresentation of facts by Times of India. We hope that each one of you takes note of the facts and and the dedication with which expecting mothers are dealt with regularly at Motherhood Hospitals. Doctor not present in the hospital. Fact: The consultant is a doctor […]