Essential reading for Women and Children Health

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


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 […]

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 […]

On December 5, 2017


Why am I like this? Why have I become lot more forgetful? Can I go through this pregnancy for next 9 months? Will I be a good mother? I don’t think my husband understands me anymore These are the few questions which run through a to- be-mom’s thoughts. Pregnancy is a roller-coaster ride with huge […]

On November 29, 2017

World Prematurity Day: Preterm delivery due to leaking of amniotic fluid

Nancy had just entered her 7th month of pregnancy, and was enjoying every aspect of it. From choosing baby names to decorating the nursery, she and her partner had planned it all. They were now just patiently waiting for their little bundle of joy to enter their world and turn it into a magical fairytale. […]

On November 28, 2017

World Prematurity Day – A medical marvel in 26 weeks

Giving birth to a beautiful and healthy child is a wonder in itself. Caring and nurturing for a premature baby is a herculean challenge, one that needs patience and belief.  Most preemie babies are born before 37 weeks of gestation. However, in Shalini’s case, her gestation period was just 26 weeks weighing a meagre 820gm. […]