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TheNest, on July 31, 2018

All about follicular study and pregnancy

Follicular study and monitoring are done to study ovarian follicles that are used to identify ovulation of egg. It is an important step in the process of planning a baby, as ovulation is the time which maximizes the chances of conception. Ovulation can best be understood through follicular monitoring. It is an ultrasound scan done inside the vagina to study the ovaries, uterus and uterus lining. It is conducted at regular intervals and documents the pathway to ovulation. The scan…Read More

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TheNest, on April 30, 2018

A beginner’s guide to understanding Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and its levels of care

Witnessing the power and beauty of a tiny life is awe-inspiring. Every new mom aspires this experience of delivering a healthy baby to be a smooth one but sometimes things don’t go as planned; babies can be born prematurely, with a serious health issue or can become critically ill after delivery. Hence, when parenting a preemie, learning all about the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and what NICU levels mean can help you feel more aware and in charge of…Read More

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TheNest, on April 24, 2018

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

Every aspect of life suddenly gains a huge importance once you are pregnant. The key one being the diet. Eating a variety right food plays a vital role in keeping you and your baby healthy. No special diets are required during pregnancy. However, getting a right balance of nutrients from a variety of different foods can help give your baby the right start. There are 6 key types of food groups which you should aim to include in your everyday…Read More

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TheNest, on April 9, 2018

Knowing your child’s vaccination schedule 2018

As a parent, we know that vaccination, also known as immunization, is the first step to protect your child from vaccine-preventable diseases in the future. Vaccination can protect children from serious illness and complications of vaccine-preventable diseases which can include removal of limbs, paralysis, liver diseases, brain damage, deafness, and death. The vaccine schedule below is recommended by the CDC, the IAP, and most physicians. A group of healthcare providers and public health officers reviews it every year to include…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
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