Essential reading for Women and Children Health

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. […]

On November 25, 2017

World Prematurity Day – A miracle in 29 weeks

Pregnancy is the most magical time for all mothers to be. This nine-month period is that time where all mothers are anxious and excitedly awaiting the birth of their precious child. This period, however, was extremely short-lived for Priya. When she was in her 29th week of pregnancy; Priya saw some spotting and immediately knew […]

On November 20, 2017

World prematurity day – Giving birth to preemie in 30 weeks of gestation

Giving birth to a baby is a miracle on its own. However, giving birth to a premature baby and nurturing it to good health, with utmost care, patience and love, is a whole different league. One such story is that of Neha who gave birth to her little one at 30 weeks of gestation. Needless […]

On November 16, 2017

World Prematurity Day – Giving birth to premature twins

World Prematurity Day – Giving birth to premature twins Sapna was in a bitter-sweet sense of state when she was rushed to the hospital to give birth to her first set of twins. Sweet, because she was anticipating this day from the moment she saw the faint red line on the home pregnancy kit. She […]

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 February 13, 2017

Breast Milk – The Elixir of Life

“BREAST FEEDING IS A MOTHER’S GIFT TO HERSELF, HER BABY AND THE EARTH”-Pamela K Wiggins Of every 1000 children born in India, 39 infants do not live to see their first birthday. Almost fifty percent of infant deaths in India are due to respiratory infections and diarrhoea. Breast feeding alone can reduce the infant deaths […]

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 […]