What to eat when you’re expecting

Eat When Expecting
Dr. Archana TiwariB.Sc. Food Science and Quality control, P.G. Dip. In Dietetics, M.Sc.Dietetics and Food Service Management Why additional diet is required during pregnancy and lactation? What are the nutrients that require special attention? Pregnancy is physiologically and nutritionally a highly demanding period. Extra food is required to meet the requirements of the fetus. Undernutrition starts as early as during conception. Because of extensive maternal undernutrition (underwe...
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Endometriosis: Importance of early detection & timely intervention – A Case Study by Dr Vishakha Munjal

Endometriosis: Importance of early detection & timely intervention A case study by Dr Vishakha Munjal MBBS, MD (AIIMS) Gynecology Laparoscopic Surgeon and Obstetrician Endometriosis is a prevalent condition & affects women during their prime years. 1 in 10 women has Endometriosis during their reproductive years. According to World Endometriosis Research Foundation's prospective Global Study of Women's Health, 64% of women when diagnosed, are less than 30 years of age.
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Low Grade Endometrial Carcinoma – A Case Study by Dr Seema Sharma

Low Grade Endometrial Carcinoma Laparoscopic radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy A case study by Dr Seema Sharma MBBS, MD Endometrial cancer is a cancer that arises from endometrium and is a result of abnormal growth of cells that have ability to invade or spread to other parts/organs of the body. The most common symptom is post-menopausal bleeding per vaginum. High risk factors, associated with almost 40% cases, are obesity, excessive estrogen exposure, high B.P and ...
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Stress at the Workplace

Dr Jayasree, MD, DGO Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology Apollo Cradle Jubilee Hills A Tale of Two Systems - your body works differently when you are feeling safe, happy, comfortable, relaxed, and differently when you are feeling anxious, unhappy, angry, uncomfortable. They are two different chemistries, and you can see that in your body’s vital signs. Respiratory Rate, Heart Rate, etc
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Bilirubin encephalopathy

Dr. Gaurav Jawa, Consultant Neonatologist- Apollo Cradle Royale This case describes a baby who was brought to Apollo Cradle Royale in the middle of the night with yellow discoloration of body till soles and an outside Serum Bilirubin report of 38 mg/dl. Baby had decreased feeding and vomiting after feed. Baby was showing signs of stage 1 Bilirubin encephalopathy, suggestive of bilirubin crossing over into the brain. Baby was born to G2 mother at 34 week gestation by normal vaginal delivery at...
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Minimally Invasive Surgery ( Benefits of Laparoscopic Surgery )

According to Dr. Usha B.R, Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology-Apollo Cradle Koramangala, Laparoscopy is a procedure where the abdominal cavity is visualised through small incisions (5mm) made over abdomen. Almost all the Gynaec surgeries can be done through these small incisions. Laparoscopy could be done for diagnostic purposes for unexplained Infertility, to check for tubal patency, for chronic pelvic pain, to take biopsies, to rule out mild endometriosis, and to look for other intra-abdom...
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AMNIOTIC FLUID

According to Dr.Amitha Indersen, Consultant Fetal Medicine specialist-Apollo Cradle Jubilee Hills, Amniotic fluid is the wonder liquid in which new life takes form, grows and develops. The term amniotic fluid is derived from the Latin words ‘liquor amnii’. Amniotic fluid serves multiple functions. Early in gestation, the fetus floats in the fluid which allows for free movement and in turn, the formation of joints and movements. The fluid is breathed in and out by the fetus and this helps the lu...
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Your 1st month pregnancy diet chart

Your 1st month pregnancy diet chart
The first month of your pregnancy is always very tentative. You are unsure about what to do and what to eat. The first month often determines the course of the pregnancy. For that reason it is essential that you know the exact pregnancy diet chart, which will ensure a healthy growth of the child and keep you fit as well. Your body changes rapidly during this time and for that reason you need to strike the right kind of balanced diet. The hormonal changes are also quite drastic. That is th...
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What are the important components of good prenatal care?

What are the important components of good prenatal care? What are the best practices? A quality prenatal care can makes a huge difference in your overall pregnancy journey. It is important that you contact a proper maternal and child health doctor who will correctly advise you to take the necessary steps. At Apollo Cradle we believe that every pregnancy is different and that is why our prenatal care unit deals with each case individually. An ideal maternal care unit will provide you with s...
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In Conversation with Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy on World Prematurity Day – Cradle Neonatal Doctors

Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy Meedimale is a consultant Paediatrician in Apollo Cradle, Kondapur, Hyderabad. He has practiced in India and UK for the past 21 years. He is well-verse with the values and sentiments of both cultures as well as the Western standards which can be adapted to our requirement. He is an active member of various associations in his field like Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, Member Of Royal College Of Physicians Ireland, Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP). ...
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