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10 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

8 December, 2016
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Every woman wants to stay active and healthy throughout her pregnancy. If you are pregnant then you must eat well, take sufficient sleep, do physical activities and think positive. Taking care of your physical and emotional health is really very important for a healthy pregnancy. A mom’s good health is essential for a healthy baby. …

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Top 5 Gynecological Problems Women Face

6 October, 2016
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Gynecological problems are common from the starting of the menstrual cycles. Be it irregular cycles, heavy bleeding or spotting, girls face these problems from a very young age. Rightly said by Dr Preeti Rastogi, Over time, women learn to listen to their bodies, adopt their lifestyle according to what’s best for their health and manage their …

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New Mom shares her difficult Motherhood Journey

17 August, 2016
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Motherhood is the most important part of a woman’s life. It’s a miracle for which God has especially chosen women. It is a woman who keeps the baby safe for 9 months in her womb and then goes to an extra mile to ensure its health. I and my husband, Nikhil were very happy when we found …

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PPD (Postpartum Depression) – My story & Learning

12 August, 2016
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A member of the New Moms’ Club shares her experience with PPD I was a girl who was full of life until PPD struck me and I couldn’t understand what made me cry all day and night long during my japa period. I cried for the first time when I didn’t lactate for 3 days …

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Pregnancy Diet: Importance of Vitamins and Supplements for a Healthy Baby

12 August, 2016
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<p>Pregnancy is a time that draws a lot of attention to food. Even the best efforts to include all food groups in their right amounts may create nutritional gaps in a pregnancy diet, either through cooking method or insufficient amounts of a nutri...

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How I overcame Postpartum Depression & You can too

11 August, 2016
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I had heard and read a lot about the so called “Postpartum Depression” when I was pregnant and I just laughed over it every time. I was so sure that I would never be the one to get affected as I was very confident about myself being quite a strong person. But then it hit …

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Immunisation- Should I, or shouldn’t I?

10 August, 2016
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Most parents have this recurring and nagging concern about how justified the immunisation that they subject their children to are, especially regarding their effectiveness, safety and price. Let me try and address some of the important issues, point by point. Let me begin by trying to explain how vaccines work, as plainly as possible. The human …

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When being Pregnant comes with Complications

10 August, 2016
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Being Pregnant is all about the changes that take place inside woman’s body and transform her into a mother. With Pregnancy, come lot of complications like feeling nauseous, sick, experiencing fatigue, bearing strange smells etc. My complications started way before I had even conceived. I was diagnosed with Tuberculosis of the Fallopian tube and had …

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Importance of Tracking Your Baby’s Growth

2 August, 2016
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Each baby is unique and covers developmental milestones at unique pace. However, it is important to keep a track of baby’s growth and how the vital characteristics are developing. There are certain guidelines so as to detect any potential problems that may occur, hampering the baby’s growth. Baby’s Weight is more important than Height  An …

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Post Delivery Hygiene For Mother and Baby

31 July, 2016
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Hygiene is as important for a mother and the new born. Proper post delivery hygiene for mother and baby, both, ensures that the duo does not contract any infection and stays perfectly healthy. The following parameters are to be kept in mind to ensure healthy and hygienic conditions after the delivery – Keep Baby Warm It …

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Uterine Fibroids – Facts you Need to know Today!

28 July, 2016
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What are Uterine Fibroids? Fibroids are benign tumours that develop in the wall of the womb. While the condition may sound scary, it is pretty common and affects over 10 million women in India, every year. It can be diagnosed easily through some fairly common tests and mostly affects adult women. Some lucky women with …

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Female Hormones: How do they Effect Mood, Appetite and Libido?

28 July, 2016
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It’s not unusual when we are asked if it is our “Time of Month,” just because we get angrier or sadder than usual in a situation. While many women find this offensive, others believe it to be true. Our hormones affect our moods and actions way more than we give them credit for. They even effect …

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Women: 10 Health Symptoms to Watch Out

27 July, 2016
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Women tend to get so engrossed in taking care of everybody else that they barely get time to take care of themselves. Some of the symptoms may seem trivial but it just might be an underlying cause to a serious health condition. It is, thus, important to have an eye out for any changes in …

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Right Time for Baby Vaccination

14 July, 2016
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Vaccination at the right time is as important as vaccinating itself. This is because vaccines work best when administered at a proper time. It is of utmost importance to follow the schedule prescribed by the baby’s pediatrician. A baby’s immunization schedule is more focused in the initial months. It is done to make the baby immune …

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Symptoms & Treatment

27 June, 2016
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is the condition where there is a presence of an abnormal opening in the diaphragm, the muscles that help in the breathing process. Children having this condition require regular checkups with an experienced pediatrician. Typically, hernia in children are congenital but can be cured. In a child having a congenital diaphragmatic hernia, …

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Treating Worm Infection in Children

26 June, 2016
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Worm infection is a common occurrence in children. It is the condition wherein worms are present in the child’s intestine. It may have occurred due to the child consuming unhygienic food, contaminated water or by playing barefoot in soil. The worms within the body lay eggs that give birth to more worms in the intestine. As …

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Vaccination Side Effects on Babies

25 June, 2016
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Vaccines immunize a baby from diseases like polio, mumps, influenza and hepatitis. Although vaccine reactions are rare, they do happen and in some vaccination side effects are seen on babies. If there are any side effects,  pediatrician is to be consulted immediately as a severe allergic reaction may also lead to anaphylactic shock. According to a …

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Pediatric Surgery : How to Manage Your Child

24 June, 2016
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Pediatric Surgery can be a difficult process because it not only affects the child but also the family members. It is important is to prepare yourself and more importantly, your child so they feel less anxious about the anesthesia, medical instruments, surgery and the recovery period. However, like parents all over the world, you are uncertain about …

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Controlling Your Child’s Seizures

23 June, 2016
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Sometimes, the brain cells temporarily disrupt the electrical signals the brain sends to other parts of the body. It is not as uncommon as one would think, especially among children. Such a condition is medically termed as Seizures. A top pediatrician in Mumbai shares his views, Some seizures like twitching of muscles, jerking of body and stiffness, …

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Urinary Tract Infection: Cause, Symptoms & Prevention

22 June, 2016
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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can come about in any person and at any age; however, women are more prone to be infected than men. UTIs can influence the entire urinary system or various parts of it. The evidence of urinary tract infection is exceedingly common, and just about everyone is susceptible. According to a well-known gynecologist in Mumbai, …