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What Is Postpartum Depression (PPD) In New Mothers?

What Is Postpartum Depression (PPD) In New Mothers?

Shamila rafat  |  Monday, October 19, 2020, 10:00 [IST]
Postpartum Depression, or PPD as it is more commonly referred to as, is defined as "an irritable, severely depressed mood" that can be seen in new mothers.[1] Clinical studies have revealed that PPD affects up to 15% of mothers.[2] Recent ...
Preparing for Fatherhood: 17 Ways to Get Ready to Become a Dad

Preparing for Fatherhood: 17 Ways to Get Ready to Become a Dad

Shamila rafat  |  Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 17:00 [IST]
According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information [NCBI]1, "Levels of father participation in parenting interventions are often very low, yet little is known about the factors which influence father engagement".2 Generally, parenting is perceived to be a mother's domain. ...
Why Is My Newborn Not Urinating?

Why Is My Newborn Not Urinating?

Shamila rafat  |  Thursday, June 25, 2020, 17:30 [IST]
The birth of a baby comes with a whole bundle of new emotions, especially for first-time parents. With the usual apprehension as to whether they could prove to be good parents and take care of the little life entrusted to them, ...
Top 5 Things To Avoid Consuming When You Are Pregnant

Top 5 Things To Avoid Consuming When You Are Pregnant

Shamila rafat  |  Saturday, May 02, 2020, 13:00 [IST]
Pregnancy is a time to be extra cautious about what you eat. Whatever you consume during pregnancy will effect the baby in your womb. There is a direct link between the diet of an expectant mother and the health of her ...
Home Remedies For Oral Thrush In Babies

Home Remedies For Oral Thrush In Babies

Shamila rafat  |  Thursday, April 02, 2020, 19:00 [IST]
Oral thrush is a common name for oral candidiasis which is an infection of the mouth by a fungus known as Candida albicans. Oral thrush can be transmitted through breastfeeding or by kissing.1 Generally, the fungus Candida albicans is present in ...
Best Drinks to Have And Avoid During Pregnancy

Best Drinks to Have And Avoid During Pregnancy

Shamila rafat  |  Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 18:30 [IST]
Proper hydration is very important during pregnancy. Water is especially needed by the body for many different kinds of functions. Flushing out the toxins, making amniotic fluid, building up body tissues, there is a lot that your pregnant body will require ...
Top 7 Home Remedies For Itchy Nipples

Top 7 Home Remedies For Itchy Nipples

Shamila rafat  |  Thursday, March 19, 2020, 15:30 [IST]
Itchy nipples can be caused by different reasons. While pregnancy is one of the most common reasons for itchy nipples, in certain rare cases, itchiness of the nipples can also be a symptom of Paget's disease of the breast requiring immediate ...
Why Are My Nipples Itchy? Top 7 Reasons

Why Are My Nipples Itchy? Top 7 Reasons

Shamila rafat  |  Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 19:00 [IST]
Itchy nipples can be quite an irritating problem. Not to forget the embarrassment that itchy nipples can lead to as well if you are not alone and with company. There are many different reasons why your nipples might itch. ...
Reasons And Remedies For Back Pain During Pregnancy

Reasons And Remedies For Back Pain During Pregnancy

Shamila rafat  |  Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 17:25 [IST]
Pregnancy changes the life of any woman. In more ways than one. In addition to preparing oneself mentally and emotionally to take care of another being, the process of pregnancy is in itself a journey unique to each woman. ...
International Yoga Day 2019: Yoga Asanas For Back Pain Relief

International Yoga Day 2019: Yoga Asanas For Back Pain Relief

Shamila rafat  |  Thursday, May 16, 2019, 17:17 [IST]
Each year on 21st June, the United Nations observes a theme when celebrating the international day of yoga. This year, the theme is 'Climate Action'. Back pain in general, and lower back pain in particular, is a common healthcare problem. It ...