Child Care

Fetal Anomaly Scan

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Fetal Anomaly Scan

The fetal anomaly scan is a detailed ultrasound scan performed to take a closer look at the womb and the baby between weeks 18-21 of pregnancy. Purpose of the fetal scan The aim of this scan is to detect abnormalities in the unborn baby. Is the fetal scan mandatory? All pregnant women are informed about […]

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Premature baby care at home post-discharge from NICU

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Premature Baby Care

Discharge from the hospital Premature babies need to attain several milestones before they can be safely discharged from the maternity hospital. These include: Breathing without external oxygen support Steady heart rate All feeding through the mouth Steady weight gain A stable body temperature Key points to aid a smooth transition Care for the baby while […]

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Premature Baby Care Tips

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Premature babies are infants that are born about 3 weeks before their estimated due date. Another way of putting it would be a baby that is born before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy. Premature birth is dangerous for the infant as the baby has not been given the time in the mother’s […]

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Your Guide to Childbirth Classes

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While we have numerous information relating to labor and delivery there is some shrouded mystery around the act of childbirth itself. It’s time to lift the veil and introduce the world to knowledge around childbirth. Birthing classes can be a real asset to understand the intricacies involved in normal childbirth. By taking a natural childbirth […]

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Children Who Flutter

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An arrhythmia refers to any change or distortion in the regular rhythm of one’s heartbeat, and while most of these are harmless, some of these can be serious, even life-threatening. Most arrhythmias that occur in children are isolated incidents, and can be dealt with by treating the problem that causes the sensation, like fever. Children […]

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How to Set a Bedtime Routine for Your Baby

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If you are wondering about how to ship off your young one to his or her faraway land of dreams routinely, then here is an article you should consider reading. First question is, why set a bedtime routine for your baby? What’s the use? The predictability of a routine sleep cycle is something that both […]

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How to Manage Your Twin Babies?

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New mother of two? Still in a state of bewilderment of your beloved ‘Get one free’ prizes? In addition to that, are you wondering how to manage your two darlings at once? If it seems like a somewhat hectic job to you, know this. Most new mommies are struggling with having to care for their […]

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SINGLE UMBILICAL ARTERY AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE

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The normal umbilical cord contains 2 arteries and 1 vein (there vessel cord ) single umbilical artery is characterized by the absence of either the lep- or right umbilical artery. This malformation has a reported incidence of 0.5-6% in singleton pregnancies it increases of 3-4 times in twin pregnancies. Single umbilical artery is of 3 […]