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जानिए जन्मजात विकार (Birth Defects) के बारे में
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जानिए जन्मजात विकार (Birth Defects) के बारे में

जन्मजात विकार क्या है ? जन्मजात विकार वे समस्याऐ है जो उस समय से शुरू हो जाती हैं जब बच्चा मां के शरीर में विकसित हो रहा होता है। ज्यादातर जन्मजात विकार गर्भावस्था के पहले 3 महीने के दौरान होता हैं। कौन कौन से जन्मजात विकार होते हैं ? Neural tube Defect Cleft lip and...

गर्भावस्था में Folic Acid का महत्त्व
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गर्भावस्था में Folic Acid का महत्त्व

१. Folic Acid क्या होता है ? Folic Acid एक प्रकार का VIT- B(B9) है | यह New cells को बनाने में मदद करता है | २. Folic Acid क्यों लेना चाहिए ? यह Neural Tube का विकास करता है, बच्चे की सही बनावट में मदद करता है | इससे खून की कमी नहीं होती...

World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August, 2019)
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World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August, 2019)

BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding is the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need. Early initiation of breastfeeding, within 1 hour of birth, protects the newborn from acquiring infections and reduces newborn mortality. Breastfeeding is highly recommended because of the following reasons: Your breast milk is perfectly designed for your baby Breast milk...

August 1, 2019July 29, 2019by
World ORS Day 2019: Say Goodbye to Dehydration and  Diarrhoea
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World ORS Day 2019: Say Goodbye to Dehydration and Diarrhoea

WORLD ORS DAY 2019 ORS Day is celebrated every year on 29th July to highlight the importance of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) as a cost-effective method of health intervention. Acute diarrhoeal diseases are one of the leading causes of mortality in infants and young children in many developing countries. According to WHO, Diarrhoeal disease is the...

July 29, 2019July 29, 2019by
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...

Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening Guidelines
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Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening Guidelines

Guidelines: Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening 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...

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

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,...

May 12, 2019July 18, 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 18, 2019by
Vaccines for Your Child: Things You Need to Know!
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Vaccines for Your Child: Things You Need to Know!

Things you need to know about Vaccines 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...

April 24, 2019July 19, 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 19, 2019by