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All About Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC)
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All About Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC)

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is a practice of providing uninterrupted skin-to-skin contact between mother and newborn by exclusive breastfeeding and early discharge from hospital. It is a powerful and easy to use method to promote the health and well-being of, Low birth weight (LBW) – infants with birth weight below 2500g, preterm infants – infants...

May 12, 2019May 13, 2019by
Malaria in Children
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Malaria in Children

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes. It is more serious in young children and pregnant women. Fortunately, it is preventable and curable. Let us see how! Is Malaria common? Sadly, it is! According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2017, the estimated 219...

April 25, 2019April 25, 2019by
Vaccines for Your Child: Things You Need to Know!
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Vaccines for Your Child: Things You Need to Know!

Indeed, vaccines play an essential role in keeping us protected from life-threatening diseases such as- Pneumonia, Meningitis, Liver infections, etc When it comes to vaccination, many questions pop up in one’s mind- ·        what is it made up of? ·        Is it safe? ·        At what age it should be taken? and much more. This...

April 24, 2019April 24, 2019by
National Safe Motherhood Day
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National Safe Motherhood Day

Since 2003, April 11th is observed as the “National Safe Motherhood Day” every year. It is an initiative of White Ribbon Alliance India (WRAI) which enforces that all mothers must have availability of all necessary accesses to the care needed during pregnancy, child delivery and postnatal services. WRAI in association with other 1800 NGOs requested...

April 9, 2019April 9, 2019by
What is Down’s Syndrome?
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What is Down’s Syndrome?

Down Syndrome Down syndrome (DS), also called Trisomy 21, is a condition in which a person is born with an extra chromosome. Chromosomes contain hundreds, or even thousands, of genes. Genes carry the information that determines your traits (features or characteristics passed on to you from your parents). With Down syndrome, the extra chromosome causes...

March 20, 2019May 13, 2019by
Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them?
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Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them?

Protecting your child from diseases gets easier with vaccinations. Doctors from Chaitanya Hospital, which offers vaccination in children Chandigarh, recently talked about the different vaccinations and why these are so important. In simple words, a vaccine contains weakened virus called antigens which don’t cause the disease but triggers the body to produce enough antibodies, which...

August 17, 2018April 24, 2019by
Things in mind when talking with your child’s paediatrician about behavioural health
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Things in mind when talking with your child’s paediatrician about behavioural health

Parents often ignore the importance of behavioural health in infants and growing children. Experts from Chaitanya Hospital, which offers on call doctor service in Chandigarh, agree that parents should consult a paediatrician as early as possible. It is important to understand that the behavioural patterns can be reflective of the child’s age and stage of...

August 9, 2018August 9, 2018by
What should you do to ensure a healthy IVF?
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What should you do to ensure a healthy IVF?

IVF, or In vitro fertilization, is one of the best infertility treatments available for couples today. Doctors and infertility experts from Chaitanya Hospital, which happens to be the best IVF centre in Chandigarh, suggests what you can do to ensure a healthy IVF. Don’t delay in seeking medical help. Patients at Chaitanya Hospital get the...

August 8, 2018August 9, 2018by
BREASTFEEDING – Chaitanya Hospital
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BREASTFEEDING – Chaitanya Hospital

Breastfeeding is one of the most beautiful images nature could have ever created. It is the simplest and the most natural thing that a mother can gift to her baby. You can read a book about playing a flute but you won’t really learn how to play it unless you actually do it. Breastfeeding is...

August 7, 2018August 8, 2018by
Breastfeeding is The Best: Advantages of breastfeeding
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Breastfeeding is The Best: Advantages of breastfeeding

Breast milk is the best nutrition you can offer your newborn. Breastfeeding offers tremendous health benefits to both mother and child. It is specially designed to cater for all your child’s nutritional needs in the first six months of life. For maximum benefits, breastfeeding should be initiated soon after the birth of your child and...

August 6, 2018August 6, 2018by