Delicious yogurt recipe for kids with diabetes

Preparing recipes for kids with diabetes can be a daunting task. Here we present four interesting recipes for kids with diabetes made with yogurt. SALTED LASSI It is a traditional drink of India and helps to beat the heat. Ingredients Plain Yogurt - 2 cups Water - 1/2 cup Black Salt - 1/2 teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder - 1 teaspoon Salt to taste Procedure Take yogurt in a bowl. Now add salt, black salt and roasted cumin powder into it. Next add water and whisk ...
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Top five reasons to immunize your child

Immunization or vaccination is significant for child's health as it helps to protect them against a range of diseases. Under UIP (Universal Immunization Programme) following vaccines are provided: BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin), DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus Toxoid), OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine), Measles, Hepatitis B, and others. Here are reasons why you should vaccinate/immunize your child: Immunization can protect your child's life: Advances in medical science helps to give protecti...
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Neonatal conjunctivitis and tips to prevent It

Conjunctivitis is referred as inflammation of conjunctiva which is the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and inside portion of eyelids. When conjunctivitis occurs in infants within first 28 days of life, it is called neonatal conjunctivitis. Neonatal conjunctivitis is usually caused by the bacteria like Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumonia. During vaginal delivery, gonococcal or chlamydial infections are transmitted from ...
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Hearing screening for newborn

One or two babies in every 1000 babies have permanent hearing loss in either one or both ears. There are certain factors which increase the risk of hearing the loss in newborn. The factors include: Illness of mother during pregnancy Family history of hearing loss Exposed to certain drugs which affect hearing Baby's development is affected significantly due to permanent hearing loss. Early detection of hearing loss in a newborn can help these babies to develop language, speech and c...
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Diet of kids with cystic fibrosis

What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease which affects epithelial cells which are found in the lungs and the digestive system. If a problem occurs in these cells, the balance of salt and water in the body gets disturbed. This leads to the formation of abnormally thick mucus, and this mucus can clog up the lungs which cause breathing problem in kids with CF. Similar mucus can impact the digestive system and block the body from getting the essential nutrients like fats and vit...
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Pros and cons of endometrial ablation therapy

What is endometrial ablation? Endometrial (the inner lining of the uterus) ablation is a medical procedure which is used for the removal of the endometrial lining of an uterus to minimize abnormal uterine bleeding. Abnormal uterine bleeding is referred to the major change in the menstrual flow like bleeding after menopause and prolonged or excessive bleeding at regular or irregular intervals. Abnormal uterine bleeding is normally observed at any age however it affects the women in their late ...
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Role of pre-marital counselling

Marriage is an important event of life. It is an untraversed path for the most. However, marriage has many aspects which many people are not aware of till they experience it. Men and women both have different physical, emotional and sexual needs. Even, their way of thinking and perceiving usually differs from each other. Premarital counselling is a therapy which helps to prepare the couples mentally for marriage. The counselling helps to make sure that you and your spouse can have a strong an...
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Tips to cope up when your baby is in the NICU

If your baby has born premature or sick, then the baby is kept in a neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU). When a newborn is in NICU, parents of the newborn literally go through a lot of emotional setbacks. Following tips can help you to cope up during this time: Prepare yourself to go through an emotional stage: You might be worried regarding your baby's health problems. It is absolutely okay to feel emotional and cry. At times you might feel sad and jealous about other new moms whose babies wer...
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How to track fertility cycle

Fertility cycle or menstrual cycle is defined as the changes that occur naturally and regularly every month in a female reproductive system. Women who want to increase their chances of getting pregnancy are advised to track their fertile cycle on a regular basis. Tracking fertility cycle can benefit you to know your fertile window which determines the most fertile days of the month to conceive. The Fertile window comprises of 6 days, 4 days before ovulation, the day of ovulation, and one day aft...
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Knowing the right time-fertile window

Fertile window refers to the period during which a woman can get pregnant during her menstrual cycle. This is the best time to have sex if trying to conceive. The Fertile window comprises of 6 days, 4 days before ovulation, the day of ovulation, and one day after ovulation. The probability of getting pregnant increases by three times if intercourse occurs during these 6 days. How to calculate fertile window?       During ovulation, a woman may or may not notice the changes happening in th...
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