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Sunday, August 09, 2020



Protein is important for pregnant and breastfeeding women

July 25, 2020 12:22 pm

Proteins help to build and maintain tissue and muscle mass. It is also essential for extra blood production and promotes healthy weight gain during pregnancy.

Easy recipes for pregnant moms to get their daily dose of nutrients

July 22, 2020 4:35 pm

Each trimester comes with its own needs of vital nutrients for the mother and the baby. Here is a compilation of quick trimester based recipes.

Can a 'mommy makeover' get back your pre-pregnancy body? Find out

July 21, 2020 5:51 pm

The earliest time for a mommy makeover is at least 6-9 months after pregnancy, and not earlier.

Foods to eat and avoid for fertility, according to a nutritionist

July 13, 2020 11:40 am

Avoid eating packaged foods, not just junk but also foods like cereals, juices and biscuits. Diwekar also advised against eating low-fat versions of yogurt, cheese and ice cream

What could be causing unusual weight gain and swelling during pregnancy? A doctor answers

July 12, 2020 10:38 pm

If you are experiencing symptoms like persistent abdomen pain, severe headache, changes in eyesight, unusual weight gain, among others, see a doctor at the earliest.

Egg freezing: All you need to know

July 04, 2020 12:55 pm

Before starting the process, some tests are done to assess the quantity of eggs which is called ovarian reserve testing and the woman’s health.

7 important things to understand about your fertility

June 30, 2020 4:18 pm

One-third of couples experiencing fertility problems struggle to conceive due to the man's fertility; for another third it's due to the woman's fertility, and for another third the infertility remains unexplained.

Is it safe to go for pregnancy scans during COVID-19?

June 03, 2020 5:16 pm

Avoid touching things and then touching your face with unwashed hands, always carry a hand sanitiser with you. Maintain a distance of at least six feet from people you see at the hospital.

How does tobacco affect new moms and babies? An expert answers

June 01, 2020 4:35 pm

Smoking, active or passive, can affect new mothers whether or not they are lactating, said Dr Bakshi. She said nicotine, when it is inside the body, can lead to the constriction of blood vessels.

About to board Shramik train, woman goes into labour, gives birth to a boy

May 28, 2020 11:35 am

The woman, Gena and her husband, Pawan Kumar, were medically screened at the holding centre at CCET in Sector 26.