Essential reading for Women and Children Health

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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 […]

On October 14, 2015

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss by Dr. Sireesha Reddy

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Spontaneous pregnancy loss is a surprisingly common occurrence. Whereas approximately 15% of all clinically recognized pregnancies result in spontaneous loss, there are many more pregnancies that fail prior to being clinically recognized. Only 30% of all conceptions result in a live birth Spontaneous pregnancy loss can be physically and emotionally taxing for […]

On September 30, 2015

Chickenpox in Toddlers: By Dr. Mohammed Yunus Kafil

Chickenpox in Toddlers: Chickenpox (varicella), a viral illness characterised by a very itchy red rash, is one of the common infectious diseases amongst children. It is usually mild in children but occasional complications like bacterial pneumonia may occur. People who have had chickenpox almost always develop lifetime immunity (meaning you are extremely unlikely to get […]

On August 11, 2015

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NEWBORN BABIES By Dr. Pradeep Kumar

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NEWBORN BABIES New-born babies should pass meconium (First stool) within 24 hours and urine within 48 hours. Breastfeeding should be started as soon as possible, usually within 30 minutes of normal delivery and within 4 hours in case of caesarean section. First 2 -3 days milk secretion will be […]

On June 29, 2015

The Common Cold in Children

The Common Cold in Children Cold is the most common reason for a pediatric office visit. It’s responsible for a child’s absence from school &   parent’s staying away from work. Let us try to understand this common illness in the next few paragraphs. What causes a Cold? “Cold” is a group of symptoms caused […]

On May 22, 2015

What is Urinary incontinence Dr. Rubina Shanawaz

Do you involuntarily leek urine when you laugh hard or sneeze? To find a solution to this embarrassing situation, read on Isn’t involuntary leakage of urine a part of having children & growing older?? Though it is caused by repeated childbirths, hormonal changes, there is a solution to this embarrassing predicament which more than 1 […]

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On May 18, 2015

Umbilical Cord Care By Dr. Prashanth Gowda

In the womb, the umbilical cord connects the fetus to the mother. After birth, the cord is no longer needed. It is cut, then clamped. The stump of the cord usually dries and falls off the newborn in a 7-12 days or so. Sometimes the stump falls off before the first week. Other times, the […]