Essential reading for Women and Children Health

On November 2, 2017

DIET IN PREGNANT WOMEN IN FIRST TRIMESTER

The months of trying and fretting over conception are finally over and you can now feel part of that magical world of new parents: Once you are pregnant, it is rather important you eat the right type of food, in right quantity, and right intervals, to ensure a healthy mother and a healthy foetus. A […]

On October 27, 2017

Fruits and veggies on your table Makes your health Stable

Fruits and veggies on your table Makes your health Stable Nutritional tips for Toddlers: Introduce only one food at a time, giving only small amounts at first Increase variety slowly Introduce all food groups. Give an extra dash of fat in one or two items. Do not use excessive fat, salt and sugar. Prepare bland […]

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 June 15, 2017

Food For A Healthy Mind & Pregnancy

Every day, pregnant and nursing women have to make important dietary decisions by consuming healthy meals that include essential nutrients such as folic acid, calcium and pre-natal vitamins. Omega-3 fatty acids, which are long-chain polyunsaturated essential fatty acids, are also crucial for the mother’s health and also for the overall development of a healthy baby. […]

On June 15, 2017

Women Health & Nutrition

A balanced diet is a cornerstone of health for Women. Nutrient-rich foods provide energy for women’s busy lives and help to prevent disease. Eating right as follows: At least three servings of whole grains such as whole-grain bread, rice, roti, paratha etc can be taken. Three servings of low-fat or fat-free dairy products including milk, […]

On January 20, 2015

Checklist of Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, hormonal changes lower your immunity and affect your immune system. Your unborn baby is more susceptible to the bacteria, viruses, and parasites that cause food-borne illness. Food-borne illnesses such as toxoplasmosis, salmonella and listeriosis can cause serious illnesses in mother and baby.Toxoplasmosis may cause flu-like symptoms in the pregnant mother. Listeriosis […]

On December 16, 2014

Diet tips for a winter pregnancy by Mrs. Edwina Raj

  Being pregnant in winter is definitely better compared to summer as the cooler weather balances your naturally high internal temperature. It reduces the increased sweating during the third trimester. Although, winter is also associated with flu, common cold, infections, chills, etc.   Diet for Pregnancy during winter needs to be taken special care of. […]

On June 4, 2014

Post Pregnancy Care

Post-pregnancy is a crucial phase of motherhood. Your responsibility doubles once you deliver your little one. Few things that have to be kept in mind after the delivery are to get enough rest and nutrition in order to be able to breastfeed and nursing your baby. This is the phase where you give your body […]