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Pediatrics & Neonatology

Braving Breastfeeding in Public

Exclusive breastfeeding simply means consumption of only human milk by a baby during first six weeks of life with no supplementation of any type (no water, no juice, no non-human milk and no foods) except for medications. India has a huge burden of having very...

food not to eat during pregnancy
Foods not to eat during pregnancy

Eating well-balanced meals and high-quality diet is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. Pregnancy is a period where you and your developing baby require essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Most foods are safe; however, there are some...

Hypertension during pregnancy

What causes hypertension during pregnancy? What precautions to take if a pregnant mother is diagnosed with hypertension? A person has high blood pressure (or Hypertension) when the Systolic pressure (the top number in BP reading) is greater than 140mmHg and the diastolic pressure (the bottom number)...

Jaundice in new born babies

After nine months of hard work, your baby finally gets to see the light of the world. Isn’t it our responsibility to ensure that the baby is born fully healthy and ailment-free? Jaundice in newborn babies (neonatal jaundice) is a common incidence in today’s times....

Kangaroo Mother Care Gurgaon
Born Too Soon? Kangaroo Mother Care Can Save Pre-term Babies!

Thirty five-year-old Sonam (name changed) lives with her husband in a village at the outskirts of the Gurgaon, Delhi NCR. In November 2015, Sonam gave birth to a son at W Pratiksha Hospital. Delivered prematurely at the gestational age of 27 weeks, Sonam's son weighed...