Essential reading for Women and Children Health

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 June 16, 2014

Why do you need a Midwife?

If you are mother-to-be, you start preparing yourself for a number of things which you wouldn’t follow much if you weren’t expecting. You start following a proper schedule which lays down your activities for the day like how much time to spend on exercising, or at what intervals to eat etc. Taking you through this […]

On April 14, 2014

How Do Vaccinations Work

A newborn is immune to some infections because it receives antibodies from its mother; this is called “passive immunity“. Passive immunity lasts for a few weeks or months. Ironically, that immunity begins to fade away in the first few months of life. So, it’s very important to follow an immunization schedule. What is vaccination?           […]

On December 13, 2013

Reasons to immunize your child

Many parents come up with excuses for delaying their child’s immunization (vaccination)or skipping it entirely. Some parents feel their babies are too young and delicate to receive strong vaccinations, some find it extremely difficult to see their child go through the procedure. Difficult as it may seem, if you are a parent it is important that […]

On November 20, 2013

Teaching Your Child Good Manners

They say parents are the first teachers in the life of a child. That is why it is important to start inculcating good behaviour in your child as early as possible. Good behaviour can be taught at any time and any place, at family meals, outings, etc. In this blog we provide parents basic tips […]

On August 29, 2013

Breast Feeding

Breast feeding is nature’s very own way to nurture a new born under the warm protection of a mother and no other joy could be compared to the bliss a mother feels when she breastfeeds her baby for the very first time. No amount of artificial supplements comes close to meeting the nutrients required for […]

On May 6, 2013

What is Cord Blood Banking?

Is it better to use a public or private facility? Cord blood banking is a procedure in which cord blood — a rich source of stem cells is taken from a newborn’s umbilical cord after delivery and preserved for possible future use in a stem cell transplant. Collecting a baby’s cord blood poses few, if […]

On April 8, 2013

Twice the Joy, Twice the Care

Why You Need It? Sometimes a twin pregnancy just happens. In other cases, specific factors are at play. For example, a twin pregnancy is more likely as you get older because hormonal changes can cause more than one egg to be released at a time. Use of assisted reproductive technologies – such as in vitro […]