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Neonatal ICU: How parents can help their premature babies thrive

Neonatal ICU: How parents can help their premature babies thrive

When premature babies are born, they often need to stay in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) until they are strong enough to go home. This can be a difficult time for parents, who may not know how to best help their child thrive in the NICU. Let’s understand in detail about NICU first. A…

Nutrition for a newborn baby – What is the right diet plan?

Nutrition for a newborn baby – What is the right diet plan?

The first year of birth is very crucial for you and your newborn. The nutrition in this period should be as close to perfect as possible as it lays down the foundation of a good tomorrow. The nutrition for infants should include sufficient protein, vitamins and minerals, fats and calories. In the first year, the…

10 Winter Care Tips to follow for your newborn

10 Winter Care Tips to follow for your newborn

A new mom carries a different sort of responsibility on her shoulders. She wants to give her child the best of infant care that is possible. So, when the winter falls and it is extremely cold outside, what is it that you need to do to protect your baby? It is of utmost importance to…

10 Foods to be Cautious / Avoid When Breastfeeding Your Newborn

10 Foods to be Cautious / Avoid When Breastfeeding Your Newborn

Pregnancy and lactation are times when women enjoy their foods to the maximum without worrying about weight gain. There is no great list of foods to avoid during these times.   It is always good to follow a healthy nutritious balanced diet that provides the maximum nutrition to you and your baby.  However, it’s always better…

Premature birth – Symptoms and causes

Premature birth – Symptoms and causes

Childbirth will take place after 40 weeks of full-term pregnancy when the baby is fully developed. But in some cases, women go into labor before 37 weeks which is known as preterm or premature labor. Preterm labor can lead to preterm birth, putting the baby at risk, with lifelong health issues.  There are different levels…

Can a woman have a miscarriage without knowing it?

Can a woman have a miscarriage without knowing it?

Miscarriages are relatively common and it is possible to have a miscarriage without bleeding or cramping.   The missed miscarriage is also known as “silent miscarriage”. It is called as “missed” because the body has not yet recognized that the woman is no longer pregnant. Around 50% of all pregnancies end up in some sort of miscarriage. This…