Osteoporosis: Risk in young mothers

While we are all aware that osteoporosis is most common in older people, there has been a considerable rise in the number of younger people being affected by it, including premenopausal women in their 20s, 30s and 40s. The term ‘premenopausal’ refers to women who are still having regular menstrual periods and have not yet reached menopause, says Dr AbhijitKale, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, S.L Raheja Hospital - A Fortis Associate Hospital

Osteoporosis: Risk in young mothersOsteoporosis is bone loss that is serious enough to result in fragile bones, increasing the risk of fracture by multifold. Younger women who tend to restrict what they eat in order to lose weight are at a higher risk of Osteoporosis and fractures. This also includes young mothers, since the baby growing in its mother’s […]

#AwamAurJawan: Soldiers brave snow carrying pregnant women to the hospital on their shoulder

With the help of the army during the heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, a pregnant woman has given birth to twins. The Army came to help the woman at the right time and admitted her to Bandipore District Hospital in North Kashmir

#AwamAurJawan: Soldiers brave snow carrying pregnant women to the hospital on their shoulderAs the northern states of India, has been facing nature’s fury with heavy snowfall which has blanketed the grown with thick cover of snow, the Indian Army has once again proven their mettle by coming to the aid of citizens in need. With most of the remote, hilly areas cut off from the rest of […]

Delhi: Docs save life of mother and foetus suffering from swine flu using ECMO

This was a rare and critical case for the doctors to ensure the survival of both the mother and the unborn foetus. The ECMO circuit acts as an artificial heart and lung for the patient during ECMO therapy

Delhi: Docs save life of mother and foetus suffering from swine flu using ECMOIn an extremely rare case, doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI), Okhla, New Delhi, treated a 30-year-old pregnant woman who had tested positive for swine flu (H1N1 virus). The case was extremely critical and complex as the foetus could not be delivered prematurely, but had to be protected from the virus while in the […]

Pune: Timely diagnosis helps Pune docs save pregnant woman’s baby  

Doctors from Pune, Maharashtra have successfully saved the life of a baby via Intra Uterine Blood Transfusion (IUBT) procedure. The procedure is performed to replace the foetal red blood cells which are destroyed by the mother’s immune system

Pune: Timely diagnosis helps Pune docs save pregnant woman’s baby  It was a timely diagnosis by the doctors which helped them to identify the condition, through which they managed to save the babies life. Timely diagnosis plays a vital role in the management of the disease or medical treatment. Timely diagnosis in pregnancy essential.  And none other than Seema Dorge, a middle-aged woman from Shirur tehsil Pune, Maharashtra can […]

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 […]

Pregnant woman falls from local train, female cop rushes to her aid

For Mumbaikars, taking the local train to work is a daily affair. But even this task which is supposed to be mundane is fraught with risk. This is illustrated in a recent incident which took place where in a pregnant commuter fell down from a moving train

Pregnant woman falls from local train, female cop rushes to her aidOn Wednesday, September 26, around 10 a.m. in the morning, a pregnant woman boarded the Andheri-Churchgate local. After the train crossed Khar station, she came forward toward to disembark at the next station. All of a sudden she felt dizzy and feel down from the running train. A female police constable who was travelling with […]

Know how to treat diarrhoea during pregnancy

If you experience three or more loose bowel movements in one day, you may have diarrhoea. Diarrhoea during pregnancy is common. However, just because you have diarrhoea doesn’t necessarily mean it’s directly related to your pregnancy

Know how to treat diarrhoea during pregnancyDiarrhoea during pregnancy: Digestive difficulties, such as constipation and diarrhoea, may occur frequently during pregnancy. Blame it on shifting hormones, changes in diet, and added stress. The fact is, pregnant women deal with diarrhoea quite a lot, and if they aren’t cautious, it can cause problems. Find out what you can do to ease the discomfort when it strikes. […]

Midnight saviour: IPS officer donates blood, saves pregnant mother

An IPS officer from Chandrapur helped save the life of an expectant mother who urgently required ‘A’ negative blood. He rushed to the hospital as soon as he could. His heroic deed helped save the lives of the woman and her precious baby

Midnight saviour: IPS officer donates blood, saves pregnant motherIt was around 11 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, Shabana Sayeed, an expectant mother, who was in the thirties, was rushed to the civil hospital in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. Shabana was experiencing labour pains, and her condition was worsening with each passing minute. Shabana was admitted to the hospital, but, the doctors said they need ‘A’ […]
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