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How does tobacco affect new moms and babies? An expert answers

June 1, 2020 6:20:10 pm

Smoking, active or passive, can affect new mothers whether or not they are lactating, said Dr Bakshi. She said nicotine, when it is inside the body, can lead to the constriction of blood vessels.

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How second-hand smoke can affect children

May 31, 2020 6:24:40 pm

When it comes to children, second-hand smoke is incredibly damaging, dangerous and detrimental.

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World No Tobacco Day: Effects of cigarette smoking on fertility for men and women

May 30, 2020 10:30:41 pm

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Infertility rates in both male and female smokers are about twice the rate of infertility found in non-smokers.

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How to help children deal with anxiety during lockdown

May 29, 2020 6:59:18 pm

Before we even attempt to help our children deal with their fears and anxieties we must always remember to work through our own apprehensions, fears and negativities first.

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Ayurvedic nutrition tips for new moms: Better lactation and other benefits

May 28, 2020 7:06:39 pm

Let’s take a look at some of the most recommended nutritional secrets for new mothers that address common concerns at both the physical and psychological levels.

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Talking menstrual hygiene with teenage daughter? Here’s what you should know

May 28, 2020 12:28:21 pm

This Menstrual Hygiene Day, we asked a doctor some FAQs on what a teenager ought to know when she is starting her periods.

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Does PCOS affect your ability to conceive?

May 26, 2020 7:57:00 pm

This is a question that concerns almost every woman who has been detected with PCOS as it is one of the leading causes of female infertility. The problem can be easily tackled by adapting to healthy lifestyle modifications and simple medication.

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Till what age can a child be in diapers? A paediatrician answers

May 25, 2020 1:43:19 pm

'Parents should not delay potty training beyond 18 months.'

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A blend of these spices in a meal can lower inflammation: Study

May 22, 2020 8:00:51 pm

For the study, researchers used a blend of basil, bay leaf, pepper, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, ginger, oregano, parsley, red pepper, rosemary, thyme and turmeric.

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Five tips to protect your child’s eyes during the lockdown

May 22, 2020 6:05:39 pm

Place the digital media at least 18 to 24 inches away from your child. Encourage them to hold it at this distance when watching the screen in an appropriately illuminated space.

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Blood in the stool of a child under two years: What does it mean?

May 22, 2020 11:20:17 am

Blood in toddler stool is mostly caused by anal fissures, due to constipation. Blood due to fissure isn’t generally serious and can be treated at home.

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Shilpa Shetty says she has the APLA disease; find out what it is

May 20, 2020 11:00:08 am

'If already pregnant, a woman will be put on a blood-thinning injection for the entire duration of the pregnancy.'

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10 ways to build immunity in children

May 19, 2020 6:05:39 pm

Providing our children with healthy food, habits and environment goes a long way in ensuring that these ailments are short and not frequent.

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Here’s what you need to know about hypertension in children

May 18, 2020 3:00:33 pm

Some symptoms which you should be aware of in the event of a high blood pressure emergency are headaches, seizures, vomiting, chest pains, a pounding heartbeat, palpitations, and shortness of breath.

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World Hypertension Day: How yoga can be helpful to treat maternal hypertension

May 17, 2020 6:32:59 pm

Practise these simple techniques by slowly keeping your awareness on your breath, and under the guidance of a certified yoga instructor.

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How to protect your child from infections in today’s world

May 13, 2020 5:53:45 pm

It is critical to understand how immunity transfers from mother to child and develops in later stages and how to boost your child's immunity during growing stages.

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Worried about your child’s delayed immunisation? Here’s what you need to know

May 12, 2020 12:08:21 pm

"A delay in vaccination is manageable. Having said that, it is important to administer deferred doses as soon as it is feasible. Missed vaccination puts the child at risk of contracting the disease the vaccine was meant to protect against."

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Some yoga asanas to try with your child this Mother’s Day

May 10, 2020 6:30:27 pm

Practising these techniques fortify your bond and reinforce your health.


Active participation of parents ensures efficient development of autistic kids

May 9, 2020 12:29:26 pm

Children with autism are often exposed to bullying which can cause them anxiety and affect them in various ways.

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World Thalassaemia Day: What does the condition mean for pregnancy?

May 8, 2020 3:18:58 pm

Each year, more than 70,000 babies are born with thalassaemia worldwide and this defect is very often seen in the Indian subcontinent.