• About Us

    Ovum Hospitals aims to bring about a positive change in the field of child and maternity care and, by the means of this blog, we want to provide relevant and reliable medical information that are sought after by parents and parents-to-be. Parents tend to have various questions on topics related to pregnancy, prenatal, maternity, infant and child care. We aim to address these concerns and provide reliable information through a credible source about child behaviour, healthcare, women’s wellness, etc, in an effective and comprehensible manner.

    Ovum Hospitals is solely dedicated to child and maternity care. We strive to provide highly standardized effective and reliable patient care in a comfortable environment. Our expert team of doctors are highly experienced in the field of gynaecology and obstetrics, neonatology and pediatrics. Read more

Post Pregnancy Diet

In conversation with Dr Deepika Alva MBBS, MS (OBG) Being a mother is an amazing experience in life. When we look beyond ourselves, and dedicate each moment, our being, to the life growing within. While in pregnancy, a carrying mother would choose the diet carefully. Because, the mom to be has to eat for the […] Read more

Blog on Zika during Pregnancy

In conversation with Dr Srisailesh Vitthala MBBS, MD, MRCOG, DFFP Getting infected with Zika virus, while in pregnancy, would mean a lot, for the mother and the newborn. Doctors across the world advice, the zika infection has to be top of mind concern for pregnant women, or those who are planning pregnancy. Zika virus is […] Read more

Pregnancy and Chickenpox

In conversation with Dr Geeta Muliyil MBBS, MS (OBG) Health experts from across the world say that the chances are very rare of pregnant women getting chickenpox. Mostly because many are immune to the condition, as they might have had the disease in the past, so immune, or got vaccination, so immune. But, there are […] Read more

Pregnancy and Carpel Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). And what you can do about it.

In conversation with Dr Sandhya Shivakumar (MBBS, DGO, DNB – Obstetrics & Gynecology) Carpel Tunnel Syndrome or CTS is a condition when pregnant women experience numbness, pain and discomfort in their fingers and wrists and sometimes in hand, during the second and third trimester of their pregnancy. The symptoms also include tingling, numbness, and weakness. […] Read more

Fever in newborn babies

In conversation with Dr Shanthi Reddy MBBS, MD (PAED)(Neonatology and Pediatrics) Newborn babies are born into a world, where they could take some time to come to terms with. New conditions, new situations… And, they have no clue how to cope with too! That’s why not just doctors, but parents too have to keep a […] Read more

Kangaroo Mother Care

In conversation with Dr Prabhu M MBBS, MD(pediatrics), Fellowship in Neonatology from Manipal Hospitals What is Kangaroo Mother Care? Kangaroo Mother Care, which is widely suggested for babies born as preemies, is a method of holding the baby naked except for diaper and a cloth covering its back, upright against the bare chest of the […] Read more

Lactose Intolerance in Babies

In conversation with Dr Chandra Sekhar Tippareddy MD (paed) (Neonatology and Pediatrics) Lactose Intolerance in Babies- Symptoms, Causes, Treatment What is lactose intolerance in babies? Lactase is the enzyme that is required to digest sugars present in milk ( lactose ). Lactose intolerance occurs when a person does not produce this enzyme, or does not […] Read more

Chloasma during Pregnancy

In conversation with Dr. Kalyani C Reddy (MBBS, MS – Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DGO) Chloasma often known as melasma or the mask of pregnancy is a skin condition that can affect 50-70% of pregnant women. Hormone fluctuations are partially to blame for melasma. Chloasma or melasma causes patches of discoloration. The patches are darker than […] Read more