Essential reading for Women and Children Health

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 […]

On August 23, 2017

Dr. Asha Hiremath Critical Case 1

28-year-old Dr. Meena dentist by profession, diagnosed pregnancy for the first time. She had to undergo treatment for primary infertility which was successful & was diagnosed with twin pregnancy. She was extremely happy when her pregnancy was confirmed but unfortunately, she complained of pain in abdomen on & off. She was diagnosed with a fibroid […]

On August 22, 2017

Dengue and Malaria – Beware of the Fever During Pregnancy

Monsoon is the season where everyone starts enjoying their life. This season gets the child out in you. Many wants to play in the rain water, get drenched in the rain and the list goes on. Yes, enjoying is one part of monsoon. But getting ready to fall sick is another aspect which everyone needs […]

On August 5, 2017

Breastfeeding Postures

Breastfeeding is not just about milk, it is all about mother’s love & care for her little one. Breastfeeding sometimes requires moms to be in one position for quite a long-time due to which many moms may be predisposed to developing pain on their neck, shoulders, forearms, wrist and low back. New mums sometimes find […]

On July 27, 2017

World Hepatitis Day

28th July is recognized as World Hepatitis Day; and today we would help you understand the common causes and Effect of Hepatitis in Pregnancy. Hepatitis is an infection and inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. Jaundice during pregnancy is mainly caused by Hepatitis. Normally, being pregnant will not hasten the disease process or […]

On July 14, 2017

PCOS and Pregnancy

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a complex, commonest endocrine metabolic condition in the reproductive years of a woman. There is no single attributing factor. It is multifactorial. Its impact on pregnancy is not elucidated entirely. Women with recurrent pregnancy loss, subfertility, obesity causing concerns are associated with PCOS.  Spontaneous miscarriage is seen in almost 40% of […]

On July 12, 2017

My Gynaec – The Essential App For Expecting And New Moms

Motherhood Hospitals is a comprehensive woman and child care hospital committed to providing a gamut of services to women, newborns and paediatrics. Our multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive and personalised care, including obstetrics, gynaecology, neonatology, paediatrics, fetal medicine, radiology and speciality outpatient clinics. Situated in chief areas of Bangalore such as Indiranagar, Sarjapur Road and Hebbal, […]