Two generations come together to bring a new life on this planet

In incidents you don’t get to witness everyday, a family of doctors were involved in delivery of an infant, who was an addition to their family. As the surgical team had the grandfather, grandmother and father who delivered the baby  

Two generations come together to bring a new life on this planetOn Saturday, the Mangeshikar family announced the arrival of a newborn baby boy at the Breach Candy Hospital. Dilnaz Bottlewalla underwent a C-section delivery performed by her husband Dr Abhishek Mangeshikar, assisted by his father Dr Prashant Mangeshikar, with anaesthesia being administered by surgeon’s mother Dr Tilottama Mangeshikar. While the father and grandfather are gynaecologists, […]

Pune: Doctors bust myths about C-section deliveries

As C-section deliveries are increasing in the country, the Pune Obstetrics and Gynaecologists Society Pune (POGS) had arranged an awareness workshop on Thursday for giving modern perspective about normal and Caesarean deliveries

Pune: Doctors bust myths about C-section deliveriesDoctors at the workshop said that there is need to change the attitude about Caesarean delivery in society. The awareness workshop underlined that through C-section deliveries there is more scope made available to ensure safety of mother and child. The conveners were Dr Vaijayanti Patwrdhan and Dr Mangala Wani. In the total number of deliveries […]

Conjoined twins: A baby with two heads born in Beed  

An emergency C-Section was successfully performed by the team of doctors who had the daunting task of saving the foetus and the mother. The twins have two heads and share one heart, two lungs and kidneys. The newborn, who weighed 3.7 kg at birth, has now been kept in the NICU. Their feedings have been carried out through IVs. The delivery took place at Swami Ramanand Tirth Rural (SRTR) Govt Medical College Ambejogai, Beed district

Conjoined twins: A baby with two heads born in Beed  On Sunday evening, a woman gave birth to conjoined twins at the Swami Ramanand Tirth Rural (SRTR) Govt Medical College Ambejogai, Beed district. An emergency C-Section was successfully performed by the team of doctors who had to save the foetus and the mother. The twins have two heads and share one heart, two lungs and kidneys. […]

Miracle: Ailing newborn escapes jaws of death

Rathods’ baby boy suffered severe complications of intestine as well as low body weight at birth. Three months and two operations later, he is all set to go home

Miracle: Ailing newborn escapes jaws of deathGeetanjali Punit Rathod’s pregnancy was an uneventful one till she hit the sixth month. Married for three years with no apparent health issues, she was taken aback when the gynaecologist told her during her routine check-up that her baby seemed to have a growth problem.  The Rathod’s from Borivali were directed to Nanavati Super Specialty […]

Obesity and late pregnancies major contributing factor behind C-sections, say doctors

Maternity figures given by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists show the numbers of both elected and emergency Caesarean sections have gone up despite a fall in the overall number of births

Obesity and late pregnancies major contributing factor behind C-sections, say doctorsNew figures recently published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists indicate that cases of rising obesity and older mothers are behind thousands of extra cases of Caesarean births. Maternity figures given by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists show the numbers of both elected and emergency Caesarean sections have gone up despite […]