Essential reading for Women and Children Health

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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 […]

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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 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 […]

On March 21, 2018

ECTOPIC PREGNANCY

By Dr. Suhasini Inamdhar An ectopic pregnancy is an early pregnancy that occurs outside of the normal location (uterine lining) for a developing pregnancy. The vast majority of ectopic pregnancies are so-called tubal pregnancies and occur in the Fallopian tube. An ectopic pregnancy occurs in about one in 1%-2% of all pregnancies. These other places […]

On February 19, 2018

The Most Common Causes of Infertility in Women and Men

For any couple trying to start a family, an infertility diagnosis can be shattering. Most doctors recommend couples visit a fertility specialist if they haven’t been able to conceive even after a year of unprotected sex. For women above 35, this duration falls to six months. In India, infertility has become a growing cause for […]

On February 19, 2018

9 Strategies to Help You Cope With Stress Due to Infertility

Dealing with the struggle of infertility is often one of the most physically and emotionally exhausting ordeals of a person’s life. The feeling of losing control over your body and your future can be extremely stressful. This is also very harmful because stress is one of the biggest risk factors to avoid when you’re trying […]

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On January 4, 2018

Hernia in Pregnancy By Dr. Sangeeta Gomes

Hernia is a hole or gap in the abdominal muscle wall that causes either intestine or fatty tissue to protrude through. Areas of Hernia: Abdomen, Groin, Incisional sites. Hernia types: Umbilical or belly button: Umbilical Hernia is the most common of Hernias in pregnancy. It is the site where umbilical cord is attached when child […]