‘We aim to provide C-section facilities at taluka level’

In an event in Pune, Dr Sanjeev Kumar, commissioner of Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Maharashtra, said that gynaecologists and paediatricians should work with the state machinery on remuneration basis, in order to provide better health care delivery

‘We aim to provide C-section facilities at taluka level’Dr Sanjeev Kumar, commissioner of Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Maharashtra, said that in order to cut the overall out of pocket expenditure on health, the taluka level government hospital should be strengthened like the district level hospitals. Speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of three day conference, ‘MahaPedicon’, by Indian Academy of Pediatrics […]

Miracle: Alibaug doctors save premature baby weighing 520 grams

The team of doctors at a civil hospital in Alibaug, managed to save a 26 weeks born baby boy, who weighed 745 grams, at the time of birth. What is worth crediting is that they did this without a ventilator. The baby was hospitalised for 68 days.The doctors managed the case well and it showed that under any circumstances doctors and relatives should not give up hope. The baby weighed 1.4 kg at the time of discharge

Miracle: Alibaug doctors save premature baby weighing 520 gramsA civil hospital in Alibaug, which did not have the facility of a ventilator, managed to save a 26 weeks baby boy, who weighed  around 520 gram. The baby stayed for 68 days in this rural hospital and was discharged with a weight of 1.4 kg. The baby, who weighed 745 grams, at the time […]

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. […]

‘Jab They Met’… After 18 years

It was an emotional moment when a girl who was saved by the doctor met him after eighteen years. Nothing unusual right? But, you would be surprised and happy to know why their meeting was special. As around 18 years ago, the doctor had saved the pregnant woman who then had delivered a baby girl. The small baby has now turned in to an 18-year-old girl who aspires to become a doctor similarly like the doctor who gave her and her mother a new life

‘Jab They Met’… After 18 yearsAfter scoring well in NEET exam, Pratiksha Khusape has now got an admission in Government Medical College, Miraj, whose dream is to become a doctor and serve to people. When she has recently started perusing medicine, her tryst with Dr Sanjay Shivade who, 18 years ago saved her mother was indeed blissful. Pratiksha met the […]

Here’s why hot tub birth can be life-threatening to newborn babies

Doctors said labouring in water may help ease pain and lower the need for anaesthesia for the mother.  According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ACOG) it may also speed up the first stage of labour before the cervix is fully dilated and the baby is ready to emerge. But as the risks may outweigh its benefits, it is advisable that women should avoid delivering babies in water

Here’s why hot tub birth can be life-threatening to newborn babiesA newborn girl in Canada developed a life-threatening infection after being delivered in a hot tub, according to a case report that some doctors say offers fresh evidence that women should not deliver babies in water. The baby girl was delivered full-term and was healthy at birth. But she was hospitalised at eight days old […]

Mumbai local: Woman delivers a baby girl

26-year-old Salma Shaikh was travelling by train to KEM Hospital for her delivery. Bu, on the way she started getting labour pain. With the help from one rupee clinic she delivered a baby girl in the train. Currently, the services of these clinics are available at various stations like Dadar, Kurla, Ghatkopar, Vashi, Wadala Road and Mulund. The patients taking treatment there only have to pay ‘One Rupee’

Mumbai local: Woman delivers a baby girlOn Monday night around 10:15 pm an unusual scene played out in the local train. 26-year-old Salma Shaikh was travelling to KEM Hospital for her delivery. The train reached Dadar and suddenly the woman started getting labour pain. The station master immediately called up ‘One Rupee Clinic’s’ on duty doctor Prajvalit Sonkamble who delivered the baby […]

Good News: A woman delivers child in a private cab en-route to Kamla Nehru Hospital on Monday

Private cab rides can often be very delightful and comforting but, for this expecting mother it proved to be a boon as she delivered a baby in the cab, on her way to the hospital

Good News: A woman delivers child in a private cab en-route to Kamla Nehru Hospital on MondayIt was a busy Monday morning with usual blues when a private cab driver experienced a different driving event. At about 8 am, the driver Yashwant Galande reached to pick up the customer who turned out to be an anxious expecting mother, and her family member. “After realizing, the customer is due to deliver a baby […]

Baby boy of barely 24 weeks, weighing 520 grams miraculously survives

Meet Rajasthan’s youngest premature baby, who barely weighs 520 grams, remarkably survives overcoming his fragile condition. Even though fate had other plans for this baby, it seems like his destiny overcame fate. The child put up a brilliant fight given his condition and has successfully recovered now. Doctors claim that this baby is the youngest premature baby in Rajasthan

Baby boy of barely 24 weeks, weighing 520 grams miraculously survives  Maya premature infant’s tale of survival is an extraordinary one. The micro preemie, who was born prematurely at just 24 weeks of gestation (five and half months) and weighed only 520 grams , fought for three-and-half months to survive a stormy course in the neonatal ICU of Jivanta Children’s Hospital , Udaipur , the […]

NDRF team helps woman deliver baby in boat in flood-hit Bihar

Harjana Khatun delivered a baby girl in the midst of flood assisted by rescue officials. The mother and baby are now recuperating at a primary healthcare centre

NDRF team helps woman deliver baby in boat in flood-hit BiharThe National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) believes in the motto – Saving Lives and Beyond and this is what one of their teams did during rescue efforts in Bihar. As they managed the crisis in the flood-hit state, a rescue team helped a woman deliver her baby on a boat at Benipatti block, in Madhubani […]

Postpartum psychosis uncommon, but its triggers are not: Doctors

City doctors are coming across an unheard, but definitely, uncommon condition called postpartum psychosis. Psychosis patients may show symptoms such as discomfort with oneself, unaffectionate behaviour towards one’s newborn child, doubts about one’s own children etc. Doctors say the patients may also feel hallucinated during the condition and has observed a significant rise in the number of such cases

Postpartum psychosis uncommon, but its triggers are not: DoctorsDiscomfort with oneself, unaffectionate behaviour towards one’s newborn, doubts about one’s own children are not just signs of postpartum blues, but could be the symptoms of postpartum psychosis. An unheard, but definitely, uncommon condition in the city seems to be a frequent phenomenon for the doctors. Though it is not a common condition, but the […]