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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, 2019May 23, 2020by
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, 2019February 9, 2020by
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, 2019May 23, 2020by
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 23, 2020by
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?

Why my child needs Childhood Vaccines? 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...

August 17, 2018May 23, 2020by
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

Things to keep in mind while talking to Paediatrician 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...

August 9, 2018May 23, 2020by
What should you do to ensure a healthy IVF?
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What should you do to ensure a healthy IVF?

Healthy In-vitro Fertilization Treatment 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...

August 8, 2018May 23, 2020by
BREASTFEEDING – Chaitanya Hospital
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BREASTFEEDING – Chaitanya Hospital

Breastfeeding: Simple and Most Natural Thing 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...

August 7, 2018July 18, 2019by
Breastfeeding is The Best: Advantages of breastfeeding
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Breastfeeding is The Best: Advantages of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: 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...

August 6, 2018July 18, 2019by
Breastfeeding: Frequently Asked Questions
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Breastfeeding: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How does breastfeeding my baby benefit me? A: Breastfeeding is good for you for the following reasons: Breastfeeding burns as many as 500 extra calories each day, which may make it easier to lose the weight you gained during pregnancy. Women who breastfeed longer have lower rates of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure,...

August 6, 2018August 6, 2018by