• Health Knowledge

    Signs and symptoms of Pregnancy

    By being pregnant, a woman experiences something new, that hasn’t happened before in her life. One is sure to get a long list of do’s and don’ts that one should follow during pregnancy, but most often these are covered with a blanket of myths. Some might be so ridiculous that you will feel silly with the restraining process. However, there are a list of things that one must do, and be strict some things that one must not. Little sacrifices with these things can help keep your child healthy throughout its lifetime. Expectant mothers must take regular vitamins and iron during the pregnancy. One must make sure that the pre-natal…

  • Health Knowledge,  Mom and Baby

    Miscarriage During Pregnancy

    Miscarriage is defined as spontaneous or accidental interruption of pregnancy. Miscarriage, what happens when the fetus and the placenta separated from the uterine wall. This may be caused by hormonal problems, chromosomal abnormalities, problems with cervical or uterine cancer, immune system problems at the start of work, or in circumstances such as age or illness. Usually it is due to fetal abnormalities, when present in the first trimester of pregnancy. Chronic diseases, including diabetes and hypertension are also causes of miscarriage, and it is important to prenatal care because the screens for these diseases are made. When this takes place in the second trimester of pregnancy, generally attributed to the…

  • Health Knowledge

    Pregnancy Support Community For Expecting Mothers

    A pregnant woman has to be very careful during the nine months of pregnancy as this is the time where any wrong step taken may have an adverse effect on the embryo. It is very important to know about what are the things that should be avoided or done at this time to make the baby healthy. Joining a pregnancy support community is the best way to make this period ideal. These communities provide support to women who have become pregnant for the first time. They provide sample information about everything that a pregnant woman must know. The information is a source to many answers that women want to know…

  • Health Knowledge,  Mom and Baby

    Pregnancy Support Belt To Ease Back Pain

    During pregnancy every mother to be needs support and guidance for the nourishment of the fetus. Apart from regular check- ups and a keen eye on the diet there is something else that is very important for pregnant ladies. A pregnancy support belt during the tough times will make a remarkable difference at the time of pregnancy. They are highly comfortable in making the mothers feels relaxed while carrying the baby in the womb. The lower back feels the pain when the days come nearer and the baby grows day by day. For those who has already become a mother know very well the problem that they face in their…

  • Health Knowledge

    Best Diet After Pregnancy

    Do you worry about losing weight post pregnancy? Read this article for useful tips for healthy weight loss after pregnancy. It is well known that it is important to adopt a healthy diet after pregnancy, if you want a healthy mother and child. The best pregnancy diet is the one that works for you the best solution for you in this case would be to slow and be consistent. However, the loss of post pregnancy weight is not the first thing that should be in your mind immediately put to bed. How far will you go, weight loss after pregnancy depends on how much weight gained during pregnancy, the way…

  • Health Knowledge,  Mom and Baby

    Dos and don’ts during pregnancy

    By being pregnant, a woman experiences something new, that hasn’t happened before in her life. One is sure to get a long list of do’s and don’ts that one should follow during pregnancy, but most often these are covered with a blanket of myths. Some might be so ridiculous that you will feel silly with the restraining process. However, there are a list of things that one must do, and be strict some things that one must not. Little sacrifices with these things can help keep your child healthy throughout its lifetime. Expectant mothers must take regular vitamins and iron during the pregnancy. One must make sure that the pre-natal…

  • Mom and Baby

    Myths about pregnancy

    When mothers are supposed to be very happy during pregnancy, a large amount of advice is shot out at them. Most of the times, these are useless advice, that are not logical and are based on some superstitious beliefs. At such times, a woman needs to make up her mind on what to follow and what not to follow. The experienced grannies are sure to deal out their load of advice and make it worse. Unless and until the advice has a scientific base, please restrain from following it. It is a common misnomer that if the mother gets morning sickness, the child is not receiving enough nutrition. This is…

  • Health News

    Hope for Diabetic Heart Patients

    An oral anti-diabetic drug, pioglitazone, has been shown to reduce clogging of arteries, lowered blood pressure, raised good cholesterol and improved on other cardio-vascular risk factors. In the study presented at the recent 57th annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Chicago, it was discovered that pioglitazone caused a regression of coronary atherosclerosis. It also improved blood pressure, raised high-density lipoprotein (HDL) by 16%, and lowered triglycerides by 15% and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein by some 45%. This double-blind study was conducted by world renowned heart specialist Dr Steven Nissen, of Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, in the US. It was carried out from August 2003 till March 2006, across 97…

  • Eye Disease

    Amblyopia, The Lazy Eye

    Amblyopia, more commonly known as lazy eye, is the disorder where one or less frequently both eyes have not developed their connection with the brain fully. The disorder is characterised by dim or poor vision in an eye that is otherwise perfectly normal and healthy. Around 2-3% of the worlds population has been affected by amblyopia making it relatively common. Although treatment rarely works for adults, children who have amblyopia can have it treated by covering the stronger eye until the weaker lazy eye develops good vision. Many people never realise they have amblyopia as it is often very mild. Amblyopia is not to be confused with strabismus which is…

  • Health Knowledge,  Parenting

    Fall Concerns For A Child

    There is no need to rush to the doctor every time a child falls down but when children tumble on their heads, it is better to be on the safe side, a German doctor advises. Small children tend to stumble and fall on their heads more often since the head is proportionally much larger than the rest of the body, said Matthias Albrecht, a child pediatrician who works with a Dortmund-based accident prevention group. But according to the child surgeon, “if a child cries out, that usually means nothing serious has happened”. If the child is silent after a fall or even becomes unconscious, please call for an ambulance or…