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Beat the Postpartum Blues, The Natural Way

Postpartum mother with child

Postpartum period is the period right after child birth, which extends to approximately six weeks. This period is critical for new mothers and their babies; it is a time for them to take good care of themselves. After childbirth, the mother should stay at home and take rest for approximately 40 days. Careful monitoring of the mother’s bowel, …

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Sexless Marriages

Sexless Marriages

Sex is regarded as a significant barometer of happy marriages. However, according to the ‘Relationships in America’ survey, about 20% of married couples confessed to not indulging in the activity within the past month. Another 6% of these couples have said that they had gone without sex for over a year. In India, it maybe difficult to voice …

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Postnatal Care for Mothers

Postnatal Care

Pregnancy is a period when an expectant mother follows a careful diet and her doctor’s instructions, to make sure her baby doesn’t develop any congenital disorders. However, after childbirth, a mother tends to take less care of herself. India ranks 55th in the global list of countries with high maternal deaths. According to a survey, …

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What You Should Know About Infertility Treatments

If you’ve been planning a baby for a while and haven’t been successful yet, you should know that you’re not alone. About 1 in 8 couples experience infertility and are often blindsided. Not to worry! There are various ways to overcome infertility; many fertility experts can provide excellent guidance. Here are some things that you …

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When to Have a Breast Cancer Check?

Ladies, it’s now or never!According to Breast Cancer India, one out of every two women diagnosed with breast cancer faces death. A 50% death rate is alarming to even armchair critics! Thus, it’s high time we spread the message about ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ across the nation as well as across the globe. Risk for Breast …

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Are antidepressants affecting your sex drive?

Antidepressants and sex drive

Antidepressants can lead to sexual side effects for both men and women. The trouble is that they seldom talk about it, with both genders reluctant to seek help due to the sensitive nature of the issue. But there’s no point in sweeping the problem under the carpet, or should we say, the bed! Here are some …

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“Tummy Tuck” surgery risks to consider

Fed up with that bulging waistline? With the ubiquitous availability of specialized aesthetic body-shaping surgical centres across India, more and more people are opting for the quick-fix solution – the “Tummy Tuck”. Costing anywhere between $1500 to $2500, this procedure is no longer limited to just celebrities and bollywood stars. Cosmetic surgeons are seeing more housewives, …

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How can women cut their Diabetes risk by half?

India is the “Diabetes capital of the world” and has over 60 million diabetics in the country. This number is expected to go up to 120 million by the year 2030. Women who are diagnosed with diabetes during their pregnancy have what is called Gestational diabetes mellitus or GDM. Often it is a temporary phase …

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