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Is it Possible to Conceive with Hypothyroidism?
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Is it Possible to Conceive with Hypothyroidism?

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck which produces two thyroid hormones known as T3 and T4.     There is a pituitary gland in the brain which releases Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). This TSH regulates/controls the release of these thyroid hormones. These thyroid hormones are required for metabolism and...

May 22, 2019July 1, 2019by
Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening Guidelines
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Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening Guidelines

Congenital hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrine disorders presenting at birth, as well as the most common treatable cause of mental retardation. Before neonatal screening became standard in the United States during the past 40 years, congenital hypothyroidism often went unrecognized in many children. The babies used to be missed because the signs...

May 22, 2019July 1, 2019by
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, 2019July 1, 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, 2019July 1, 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, 2019July 2, 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, 2019July 2, 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