Essential reading for Women and Children Health

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 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 […]

On April 1, 2015

Trying to conceive: Expert advice By Dr. Jayashree Murthy

“Doctor, we’ve been married for a few years and trying to have a baby but nothing’s happening,” is a line gynaecologists often hear. For couples trying to conceive, there are a few basic rules they should follow. Know your fertile phase For a woman who has regular 28-30 day menstrual cycle, the fertile phase would […]

On March 19, 2015

What should I expect from my first prenatal checkup?

When you suspect that you could be pregnant or if you have already got a positive pregnancy test at home, you must see your gynaecologist as soon as possible. At this first visit, a detailed consultation with your doctor would take place. The aim is to understand details of your health, any problems that may […]

On March 18, 2015

What is Urogynaecology? By Dr. Rubina Shanawaz

Urogynaecology is a sub-specialty which integrates the complex and intricate specialities of Urology and Gynaecology, focusing on urinary problems and pelvic floor disorders in women. These problems arise due to the close anatomy of the urinary bladder and urethra with the uterus and vagina. Hence, these issues in women will have to be dealt with […]

On February 18, 2015

Hypothyroidism in pregnancy

Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism—the way the body uses energy—and affect nearly every organ in the body.  Too little thyroid hormone is called hypothyroidism and can cause many of the body’s functions to slow down. Hypothyroidism affects between three and ten percent of adults, with incidence higher in women and the elderly. Thyroid hormone plays a […]

On January 14, 2015

Pregnant , Stay Healthy By Dr. Faiza Waliullah

Pregnant? Tips for a healthy one! There are a number of different emotions people go through when they discover they are pregnant. Excitement is perhaps the most common, but it is also natural to experience a bit of anxiety, especially while considering the best things to do for good health of the mother and baby. […]