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