Know how to take care of your premature baby

Your preemie can be at a higher risk of complications like respiratory infections, sepsis and many more. Here, we brief you about how to take care of your preemie. Read on to know about this! While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Suresh Birajdar, Consultant, Paediatrics & Neonatology, Motherhood Hospital, Kharghar, informed, “Preemies have underdeveloped […]

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Adults who were born pre-term less likely to have sexual, romantic relationships

The meta-analysis by researchers at the University of Warwick with data from up to 4.4 million adult participants showed that those born preterm are 28% less likely to ever be in a romantic relationship. A meta-analysis conducted by researchers from the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick has published ‘Association of Preterm Birth/Low […]

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Premature birth tied to higher risk of chronic kidney disease later in life

Preterm and early term birth are strong risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) from childhood into mid-adulthood, suggests a study from Sweden published by The BMJ today. Given the high levels of preterm birth (currently 10% in the US and 5-8% in Europe), and better survival into adulthood, these findings have […]

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Premature baby whose heart stopped beating for 22 minutes after birth, turns one

A premature baby whose heart stopped beating for 22 minutes has been called a ‘miracle’ by doctors who treated her, as she celebrates her first birthday. Lacey Sherriff, who was born at 27 weeks weighing 1.4lb (635g), had two cardiac arrests during emergency surgery when she was five days old. Her parents prepared for the […]

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Baby girl weighing 520 grams becomes first to undergo major surgery

Jhanvi, was born to proud parents Umesh and Madanlal Arya, hailing from  Nijampur Magrouni , Madhya Pradesh. She was conceived after 29 years of marriage through IVF technique. Her pregnancy was carried up to 26 weeks when her blood pressure was uncontrollable and the ultrasonography revealed severe growth restriction and reversal of blood flow to […]

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Baby Cherry with her parents and the team of doctors at Rainbow Hospital.

Medical marvel: Premature baby born at 375 grams survives, beating all odds

Baby girl Cherry was born to proud parents Nitika and Saurabh hailing from Chhattisgarh and delivered at Rainbow Children’s Hospital in Hyderabad. She was born premature at 25 weeks gestation (nearly 4 months earlier than expected date), under the extensive care received at the hands of a multi-disciplinary team of medical experts led by Dr […]

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

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 […]

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Karan Johar’s newborn twins discharged from hospital

Karan Johar’s newborn twins discharged from hospital

Bollywood director Karan Johar’s newborn twins, who he has named Yash and Roohi, were discharged from Surya Mother and Child Hospital on Wednesday (March 29) afternoon. The twins were admitted to the hospital on February 7 and were in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) as they were born prematurely. Describing the twins as fighters […]

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Karan Johar’s newborn twins discharged from hospital

Save Preemies, a campaign to save premature babies launched in Mumbai

Surya Hospital, city’s largest neonatal care hospital, where Bollywood Director Karan Johar’s twins are currently undergoing treatment as they are preemies, has launched a Save Preemies campaign to save lives of premature born babies. Every year, eight lakh newborn babies die within a few hours / days after birth due to unavailability of infrastructure and […]

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