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Dos and don’ts of swaddling: A guide for new parents

April 22, 2021 2:07:47 pm

Swaddling is a way of imitating the warmth of the womb. This unique method of soothing a newborn is taught to parents

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Why should embryo transfer be done on day five?

April 18, 2021 8:33:25 pm

Here is a guide to know why the embryo is cultured until day five -- till it becomes a blastocyst -- and then transferred on the same day

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Managing Down syndrome: Tips to improve the quality of life

April 16, 2021 4:14:08 pm

Kids with Down syndrome need extra attention. Set your priorities for them. Do not let them feel that you are ignoring the child.


How to deal with diaper rashes in children

April 15, 2021 3:48:47 pm

It is one of the common skin disorders seen in young infants and generally seen in babies aged nine months to one year.

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7 precautions to be taken by a high-risk pregnancy patient

April 14, 2021 5:19:25 pm

Accepting your condition is the first step to dealing with a high-risk pregnancy.

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What is the ideal age to have a baby?

April 13, 2021 6:12:11 pm

Ageing is a natural process and the ovarian reserve starts to decline once a woman reaches her mid-30s.

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9 ways to manage sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorder

April 9, 2021 8:10:34 pm

There are several ways parents can improve a child’s sleep. They need to establish a good sleep hygiene.


Postpartum haemorrhage: What it means and how to deal with it

April 8, 2021 11:53:21 am

About one in 100 to five in 100 women have postpartum hemorrhage and it is a globally leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality

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What does a baby’s poop colour say about their health?

April 7, 2021 7:25:17 pm

Poop colour can be a good indicator of a baby's health. If your baby is feeding and sleeping well and gaining weight there is no need to panic.

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World Autism Day: How to get a child on autism spectrum disorder to eat?

April 2, 2021 12:39:22 pm

Approximately 20 per cent of children on the autism spectrum disorders have a higher chance of having gastrointestinal disturbances like constipation, diarrhoea, gastroesophageal reflux, heartburn, bloating.

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Ectopic Pregnancy: How to deal with the trauma

April 1, 2021 12:55:25 pm

An ectopic pregnancy happens when a fertilised egg implants outside of the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tube

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Back to school: Put the flu vaccine on your checklist

March 30, 2021 6:02:05 pm

Parents need to understand influenza isn’t just in schools -- it’s also out in our communities, in stores and in parks and in individuals around you. It’s important for kids to get vaccinated

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Know the causes of late ovulation and how to enhance chances of conceiving

March 27, 2021 11:33:09 am

Dr Preeti Mahawar speaks of the various reasons many women have late ovulation and she also mentions how the chances of conceiving can increase.

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Pregnancy tips: Fallopian tube blockage and its impact on fertility

March 26, 2021 4:11:40 pm

The majority of blocked fallopian tubes are caused by pelvic infections. Most—but not all—of these infections are caused by sexually transmitted infections.

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Lazy eye: Watch out for these signs in children

March 25, 2021 1:08:47 pm

Lazy eye is deemed one of the leading causes of decreased vision in children.

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What causes your child’s bedwetting? A guide for parents

March 22, 2021 5:04:24 pm

If the problem of bedwetting is persistent, parents may look at opting for some medications as prescribed by the doctor. This certainly helps kids to a certain extent.

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How sleep disturbances can lead to problems of conception

March 19, 2021 3:34:43 pm

Research has shown that people who get less than 5 hours of sleep are more likely to suffer from obesity which can further lead to problems with fertility.

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Taking kids out for vaccination during the pandemic? Follow these precautions

March 16, 2021 5:43:03 pm

While parents are reluctant to step out and get their children vaccinated, timely vaccination of newborns and children is critical to protect them from serious diseases.

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What is varicocele and how can it affect male fertility?

March 14, 2021 7:35:50 pm

Varicocele is found to be commonly associated with infertile male. It affects sperm quantity, motility and morphology. But varicocelectomy doesn’t help in every case. 

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What is ‘tummy time’ for kids?

March 10, 2021 4:26:05 pm

Tummy time is a period during the day that your baby spends awake and on their stomach.

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Child skincare: How to deal with common dermatological conditions in children

March 9, 2021 6:40:28 pm

Here are five conditions that affect an infant's skin, and how you can deal with them

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Birth defects: Early intervention can help children

March 6, 2021 10:10:06 am

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), out of every 100 babies born in India annually, 6 to 7 have a birth defect.

There’s more to fertility treatments than just IVF

March 4, 2021 1:19:48 pm

Each couple’s fertility treatment requirements are different, and the method suggested is subjective.

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World Birth Defects Day: Structured treatment protocols can help manage and prevent birth defects

March 3, 2021 2:28:55 pm

World Birth Defects Day is celebrated every year on March 3 to raise awareness for congenital disorders.

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Climate extremes seen harming unborn babies in Brazil’s Amazon

March 2, 2021 6:55:24 pm

Researchers compared nearly 300,000 births over 11 years with local weather data and found babies born after extreme rainfall were more likely to have low birth weights