Benefits of Coconut Water during Pregnancy

Introduction Extremely refreshing with a slight sweet taste, coconut water helps you to keep hydrated. Rich in electrolytes and essential nutrients like potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, vitamin C and certain B vitamins, coconut water helps in giving you instant relief from fatigue and tiredness by reviving the salts lost by your body. Coconut water … More Benefits of Coconut Water during Pregnancy

Morning Sickness and How to Cope With It!

What is morning sickness? Most pregnant women suffer from morning sickness which occurs in the first three months of pregnancy. Also known as nausea, pregnancy sickness or vomiting in pregnancy, it is caused due to the high level of pregnancy hormones that are produced in your body. Though morning sickness makes you feel lousy, it … More Morning Sickness and How to Cope With It!

Amniocentesis

The foetus is surrounded by a water-like fluid known as amniotic fluid. This fluid contains the live cells of the foetus and other substances which are helpful in determining the health of the baby before birth. Amniocentesis is a specialised medical procedure in which a small amount of amniotic fluid is taken out from the … More Amniocentesis

Human Rights in Childbirth – A Global Movement A word from Dr. Evita Fernandez

  Over the past seven years, my views on childbirth practices have taken a 180 degree turn. Today, I am convinced we obstetricians in India need to UNLEARN a lot of what we have been taught, and we need to LISTEN more to the women we are privileged to serve. I realized, to my horror … More Human Rights in Childbirth – A Global Movement A word from Dr. Evita Fernandez

Dr. Evita Fernandez’s response on the article – “Can We Please Stop Telling Pregnant Women This?”

Original Article – “Can We Please Stop Telling Pregnant Women This?” I’m currently 29 weeks pregnant and have already lost track of the amount of times I’ve been told by people that ‘everything will be fine.’ Read complete article at: Can We Please Stop Telling Pregnant Women This? | The Huffington Post Dr. Evita Fernandez’s … More Dr. Evita Fernandez’s response on the article – “Can We Please Stop Telling Pregnant Women This?”

Lactation Techniques

Breastfeeding is a natural process for women and provides a precious experience. However, breastfeeding your baby properly needs patience and practice to make the process enjoyable. Breastfeeding helps in building a special and intimate relationship between mother and baby. If you are a new mom, it is very essential that you know the right lactation … More Lactation Techniques