Pune witnesses a trend of doctors charging normal delivery at par with C-sections

The trend becomes important when the percentage of caesarean deliveries in India is increasing. Doctors mention that both the procedures need a qualified skillset and both are challenging at different circumstances

Pune witnesses a trend of doctors charging normal delivery at par with C-sectionsGone will be the days when normal deliveries will be charged less than caesarean deliveries. These days’ doctors have started charging equal rates for both deliveries. When normal delivery needs more time and good medical judgement doctors see no need to charge less for normal deliveries. There have been allegations in the past, where patients […]

Ticket examiner steps into doctor’s shoes, helps a woman deliver baby in train

A railway ticket examiner and co-passengers of a full-term pregnant lady helped her give birth on-board the train. This incident took place on Friday, June 14

Ticket examiner steps into doctor’s shoes, helps a woman deliver baby in trainThe woman was travelling with her family. After a few hours, suddenly in the middle of her journey, she began experiencing intense labour pain. The woman could not hold the baby in any longer. There was no doctor available on board the train to carry out the delivery procedure. That’s when H.S. Rana, a Traveling […]

Doctors come to aid of pregnant woman, help her deliver child at Pune station

Doctors, railway staff and railway police at Pune station rushed to the aid of a pregnant woman who was experiencing labour patients in the early hours of morning. Together, they successfully helped her deliver a child at the railway station

Doctors come to aid of pregnant woman, help her deliver child at Pune stationJyoti Mantesh Narale, a 30-year-old woman who was nine months pregnant was travelling with her husband from Solapur to Thane in Siddheshwar Express, Train no – 12116. Around 3:15 am in the wee hours of morning doctors at Aditya Birla’s Free Medical Care Unit at Pune station received a call from Railway Commercial Office, B.F. […]

Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications

Women who gain more weight than recommended while pregnant may increase their chances for serious complications at delivery, a study of more than a half-million births in New York City suggests

Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complicationsIn particular, women who gained more than 20 pounds above the guideline amounts had significantly higher rates of heart failure, severe high blood pressure and needing a transfusion or ventilation, researchers report in Obstetrics & Gynecology. “We have seen a huge surge in maternal mortality in this country, and when we look at the risk […]

Are fathers misusing their paternity leaves?

While all the big corporate companies have recently started generously giving paternity leaves for men, are they really using it for their duty of childcare?

Are fathers misusing their paternity leaves?Gynaecologists from the city say the answer is no. For these new fathers these leaves are also for vacation, to get done their pending work and to while away time with their friends. “I delivered my baby last week. My husband works in Siemens, Pune. He has two weeks of paternity leave. But he has […]

Mumbai police help pregnant woman deliver a child at Dadar station

A mother of two, started experiencing excruciating labour pains at Dadar railway station. The Mumbai police immediately rushed to her aid. The doctors were called in and the woman safely delivered a baby on the platform

Mumbai police help pregnant woman deliver a child at Dadar stationThe Mumbai police have always served as guardian angels of the city. They lent a helping hand in times of emergency and natural disasters. In one such incident which occurred a few days ago, the police helped a mother in to deliver a baby. The incident happened on the intervening nights of December 23 and […]

Pune doctor helps woman deliver child in autorickshaw

A woman delivered a child inside an autorickshaw on Tuesday, October 23. This incident occurred around 2 p.m. in Pune’s Ghorpadi area

Pune doctor helps woman deliver child in autorickshawIt was a regular Tuesday afternoon for Neeta Kulhe, a resident of Panchsheel Nagar, when she suddenly her stomach started paining. She got outside her house and hailed a rickshaw, so that she could go to the hospital. During the course of her journey, Neeta went into labour. Due to the traffic jam ahead the […]

Mumbai: Woman gives birth to a baby girl weighing 5 kgs

A woman from Colaba, Mumbai has given a birth to a baby girl weighing 5.3 kgs.  According to the doctors at Cama Hospital, Fort, the mother and the baby both are doing well

Mumbai: Woman gives birth to a baby girl weighing 5 kgsA 28-year-old woman from Colaba, Mumbai, has delivered a baby girl on September 28 at Cama Hospital. According to the doctors, the weight of the baby at the time of delivery was 5.3 kgs. Doctors delivered the baby with the help of the caesarean section. As a normal delivery in a case like this would […]

Mumbai: JJ doctors save uteruses of 52 women suffering from ‘placenta praevia’

Post-delivery to stop blood loss, the doctors remove the uteruses of women, who are suffering from ‘placenta praevia.’ However, a Mumbai gynaecologist, Dr Ashok Anand, has developed a procedure, which is done at the time of Caesarean section which can stop bleeding, as well as, save the uterus. He and his team has managed to save uteruses of 52 women with this technique

Mumbai: JJ doctors save uteruses of 52 women suffering from ‘placenta praevia’In the past two years, doctors from Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals have managed to save uterus of 52 pregnant women. According to the doctors, these women were suffering from placenta praevia, a condition when the placenta attaches inside the uterus, but near or under the cervical opening. The complications include dangerously low […]

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, […]
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