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All that you need to know about healthy diet for a healthy pregnancy

A healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any time but is especially vital if you’re pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Eating healthily during pregnancy will help your baby to develop and grow. You don’t need to go on a special diet, but it’s important to eat a variety of different foods every day to get the right balance of nutrients that you and your baby need. No one food group can provide your unborn baby and you with…Read More

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TheNest, on April 9, 2018

Knowing Your Child’s Vaccination Schedule 2018

As a parent, you want to do everything possible to make sure their children are healthy and protected from preventable diseases. Vaccination is the best way to do that. Vaccination protects children from serious illness and complications of vaccine-preventable diseases which can include amputation of an arm or leg, paralysis of limbs, hearing loss, convulsions, brain damage, and death. The vaccine schedule below is recommended by the CDC, the IAP and most physicians. It is reviewed annually by a diverse…Read More

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TheNest, on April 9, 2018
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TheNest, on July 31, 2017

Diet During Pregnancy

PREGNANCY   A period of great physiological as well as psychological change for a woman. She has to : Maintain her health at optimum level to prepare for delivery and lactation Provide good nutrition for the development of the foetus. Produce adequate nutrients so that maternal stores do not get depleted Produce sufficient milk to nourish her child after birth STAGES OF GROWTH First trimester – the rate of growth of the foetus is slow. Mother is unable to eat well…Read More

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TheNest, on June 27, 2017

A Mom’s Journey of High Risk Pregnancy at The Nest, Bangalore

Four surgeries and a health complication during pregnancy had endangered this young woman’s life. But path-breaking care by gynaecologists at Fortis Hospitals has ensured she is today a proud mother to a beautiful baby girl. For years, 28-year-old Ragini (name changed) struggled with painful gynaecological problems and even underwent multiple surgeries. Her medical complications had taken a major toll on her body at a young age. So when she finally conceived through In-vitro fertilisation (IVF) earlier this year, all she…Read More

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TheNest, on May 3, 2017

How a 36yrs Old Women Overcame her High risk Pregnancy

It was with much trepidation that Pranitha (name changed) welcomed the news of her latest pregnancy. Like every young woman, eager to have children and to complete her family life, she too was full of joy and anticipation. Married for eight years, she longed for her bundle of joy. But having already gone through three miscarriages and with multiple health issues, the 36-year-old’s journey to motherhood had been particularly arduous. So when Pranitha discovered she was pregnant again, she and…Read More

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TheNest, on May 3, 2017

Ovarian Cyst

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac which develops in an ovary. Most ovarian cysts are benign (non-cancerous) and cause no symptoms. Some cause problems such as pain and irregular bleeding. No treatment may be needed for certain types of ovarian cysts which tend to go away on their own. For other types, a surgery may be advised to remove the cyst. What are ovarian cysts? Functional ovarian cysts dermoid cysts(sometimes called benign mature cystic teratomas) Cystadenomas Endometriomas Polycystic ovary…Read More

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TheNest, on May 3, 2017

Nipping Cervical Cancer in the Bud

India has a population of 432.20 million women aged between 15 years and above. As per Human Papilloma virus and Related Diseases 2015 stats report, most of them are at a risk of developing cervical cancer. At present, every year around 12 lakh women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Nearly 67 thousand women out of this succumb to the disease. Currently, cervical cancer is the 2nd most common form of cancer that affects women between 15 and 44 years of…Read More

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TheNest, on May 3, 2017

Matters Of Motherhood

Deciding to expand your family is one of the most significant decisions one makes in a lifetime. A great number of variables come into play. It might be your own choice to walk into this new experience, perhaps you might be swept into this. Regardless of the decision you take, care and guidance is important in embracing the new found emotion of motherhood. PLANNING The preconception period (three months prior to pregnancy) is the time to make changes in your…Read More

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TheNest, on May 3, 2017

Nurturing in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

WHO states that 15 million babies are born too early worldwide every year, and India alone accounts for 21% of global preterm births. While high risk pregnancy leading to the risk of delivering a preterm baby in the best of maternal centres in the city has become a common phenomenon today, we still have to improvise our infrastructure, technical facilities, high standard of nursing care and full time dedicated neonatologists to ensure that such babies are discharged healthy. A preterm…Read More

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TheNest, on May 3, 2017
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