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October 2, 2018

Proteins are essential for a child’s growth. The body uses the protein from food items to make lots of specialised protein molecules that have specific jobs, such as making haemoglobin. When it comes to your child’s growth and development, there is no question about the importance of proteins. Protein is a macronutrient which is a must for every child’s growth and development. It is the building block of muscles, skin, enzymes and hormones, and it plays an essential role in all

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Published by Health Hunt

September 26, 2018

If you wish to avoid pregnancy or have plans to maintain a good gap between your babies, then it is important for you to choose an effective birth control method. Even though there are several methods available to avoid pregnancy like intrauterine contraceptive, birth control products, and emergency contraceptive pills, an effective contraceptive counselling of a woman’s preferences and medical history, as well as the risks, benefits, adverse effects, and contraindications of each is

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Published by TheEconomicTimes

September 10, 2018

Aches and pains during pregnancy is part and parcel of joy of pregnancy. Our body is changing and adapting to accommodate the growing foetus by relaxing our muscles and ligaments. The stretching of ligaments creates more space between pelvic bones and spine, and loosely held bones are difficult to move over/with each other, which makes movements clumsy and painful. Starting from 1st trimester till last trimester, pregnant women experience different kinds of pains, bloating, cramps and

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Published by Yourstory

September 10, 2018

As talented as you can be, being productive and thriving in a hostile workplace or dealing with stressful situations can be difficult. Here are some ways you can deal with workplace challenges and stress. Everyone who has ever held a job has, at some point, felt the pressure of work-related stress. Any job can have stressful elements, even if you love what you do. In the short term, you may experience pressure to meet a deadline or to fulfill a challenging obligation. But when work stress

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Published by TheHealthSite

September 10, 2018

It is important to achieve and maintain a healthy weight before, during and after pregnancy by eating healthy, being physically active and gradually losing weight after pregnancy. A healthy pregnancy depends on: the mother’s pre-pregnancy weight; and the amount of weight gained during pregnancy The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommends healthy weight gain during pregnancy depending on the pre-pregnancy BMI (Body mass index). The general recommendation is 0.5 to 2.0 kg

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Published by HealthHunt

September 10, 2018

"India saw a significant rise in obesity from its 19th position, for both men and women, in 1975 to 5th and 3rd positions respectively." Dr. Vikrant Sharma from CK Birla Hospital for Women talks about morbid obesity and the controversial bariatric surgery. Morbid obesity is a serious health condition that results from lifestyle changes, unhealthy eating habits, a lack of physical exercise, medical conditions like hypothyroid, and even certain genetic conditions. It can interfere with

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Published by Businessworld

September 10, 2018

The total fertility rate for India, measured as the number of children born to a woman, has fallen from 4.97 during 1975-80 to 2.3 for the current period of 2015-20. The NFHS4 (2015 -16) also indicates a sharper fall in fertility amongst the urban population as compared to the rural This may be welcome for the highly populated state of India that is burgeoning under its effect, but it also points towards the trend of young couples unable to procreate. In recent years the prevalence of

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Published by Style Yahoo

August 28, 2018

As India celebrates its 72nd Independence Day, we reached out to seven women to ask them what freedoms Indian women are still fighting for

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Published by The Indian Express

July 4, 2018

Statistics reveal that since the 1990s, the average age of women having children after 30 years of age has been rising as compared to women younger than 20 years of age. By Dr Meenakshi Dua There are several myths related to fertility, such as that a man’s fertility doesn’t change with age! Read on to discover more fertility myths. Infertility is rising with more and more young couples delaying their first child. Priorities have changed, and women are getting married late for education

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Published by The Indian Express

June 28, 2018

An Indian meal is rich in all the essential nutrients required for the child's development. It is easy to digest, is rich in carbs and fibre, also contains all the good fats. By Deepti Tiwari Indian cooking is naturally rich in essential nutrients and provides a balanced meal plan. When we discuss child nutrition essentials, their diet should comprise of proteins, carbohydrates, essential vitamins (A, B, C, D, E, K), minerals (iron, calcium, zinc, etc.) and fibres. The Indian diet remains a

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