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Gestational diabetes linked to delivering premature babies

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When we talk about gestational diabetes and its complications, variation in the blood sugar levels in pregnancy is the major cause of maternal, fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality, writes Dr Vimee Bindra, a leading Gynecologist & Reproductive Endocrinologist (Infertilty) at Apollo Cradle. Changing lifestyle and stressed behaviour in woman these days is leading to high […]

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World Diabetes Day: Gestational diabetes can lead to premature babies

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Changing lifestyle and stress are the leading high-risk factors for diabetes during pregnancy. Fluctuation in the blood sugar levels is a big complication during pregnancy, which is the major cause for premature babies. Also, women carrying more than one baby are more likely to develop diabetes as their body is under additional stress during pregnancy. […]

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Screen the newborn to keep congenital disorders at bay

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Few of the symptoms detected in babies who suffer from congenital defects are bluish lips, fingers, and toes, low birth weight, breathlessness or trouble breathing. These symptoms can vary by age groups since it’s a condition developed as the body grows, writes Dr Vishnu Vardhan Reddy, a leading Paediatric & Neonatal care specialist. Congenital heart defects […]

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Baby Care Tip 34: Give a soothing bath to your kid

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With the arrival of the little one, the new parents will be busy learning the art of caring the newborn, learn all about feeding methods, sleeping routines, diaper changes etc. Giving the baby a bath is one of the important responsibilities of new parents to ensure her health and cleanliness is intact. Dr Avneet Kaur, […]

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Importance of antenatal classes in today’s nuclear families

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Antenatal and Lamaze classes were introduced less than a century ago to bridge the gap between the old and new, and help new parents realise their challenges aren’t as localised as they perceive them to be. These classes prepare the expecting mothers and their spouses for their forthcoming child, writes Dr Garima Jain, Gynecologist and Obstetrician […]