Meet the Experts

Deepika   Pradhan
Image Consultant

Deepika Pradhan, founder and director of Image Mantra, is a certified Image Consultant, trained from Image Consulting Business Institute. She has attended workshops of Image Master, Judith Rasband and consults clients based on her curriculum. She is Vadodara Chapter President of Image Management Professional Association, the only Indian Society of Image Consultant (http://imageprofessionalsassociation.org). She is NABET (National Accreditation Board for Education and Training) certified Trainer. She has completed 800 hours of training and trained several young image consultants, corporate employees, students and home-makers on how to enhance one’s skills and image.

Babita   Jaishankar
Image Makeover Professional

I am an accomplished fashion and image consultant and also a certified skin & colour analyst. I have pursued management training from IIM-B and gained formal training in fashion designing as well. Visit my website Bajathenewu.com for more information.

Anil   Chopra
Finance Expert

Mr. Anil Chopra, Group CEO & Director, Bajaj Capital, a leading player in the financial planning and investment advisory business! He joined the company in 1984 and has been instrumental in expanding its network from 6 to 125 branches, from 60 to 4000 highly talented human resources.

Dr. Chaitali   Laddad
Pediatrician

Dr Chaitali Laddad is the Founder and Director, who has ideated the concept of the Indian Pediatric Network. A practicing Pediatrician by profession, and a mother of two, her passion mainly lies in neonatology. She is an alumni of Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital. Having secured a gold medal from Mumbai University in her MD exams, she has worked as an assistant professor at KEM and later on moved to JJ hospital.

Dr.Chaitali Laddad along with a team of young professionals has put an imprint in the ecosystem of a pediatrician treating a child. The concept mainly focuses on empowering pediatricians as wells as parents through its online and offline tools, that would help parents to take informed decisions for their child. She is also the co-owner of Cuddles N Care Hospital, a tertiary care neonatal unit at Andheri East.

Himangi   Bhatia
Lifestyle Nutritionist

Himangi is licensed clinical dietician and nutrition specialist, she has counselled thousands of people at various health camps organised for some of the biggest corporate houses.

Lakshmy   Pathy
Genetic Counselor

Lakshmy Pathy owner of Neopel BioScience located at Chennai. It is one of its kinds in new born screening sector.

Stop   Acid Attack
Social Activist

Acid attacks are a shame, a sin that is very easily forgotten in a country like India with no judicial law created to punish the offenders. One attack and the life, looks and confidence of a person are easily shattered like a house of glass shattered by a stone.

Sonya   Vajifdar
Fashion Designer

Sonya Vajifdar is a renowned fashion designer. She was a part of esteemed French Fashion House. She was asked to start the pre-London Fashion Week in 2010.

Mrinalinee   Mukherjee
Makeup & Hair Stylist, Certified Yoga Expert

I am Mrinalinee Mukherjee, a makeup artist and a hair stylist who has had the privilege to work in more than 15 feature films, about 150 advertisements and almost all stars, celebrities and famous people, including the entire Indian cricket team.

Dr. Meenakshi   Sahu
Obstetrics and Gynaecologist

Dr. Meenakshi is a Senior consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Adiva, Fortis la femme, Institute of liver and biliary sciences, Delhi, India. Her areas of special interest include: Normal and high risk pregnancy, menstrual and hormonal problems, etc.

Namit   Bajoria
Director, Kutchina

Mr. Namit Bajoria is the Managing Director of Kutchina Appliances, a kitchen appliances brand in India. After a decade of delivering Quality, Innovation and a wide range of appliances in the Indian market, Kutchina has become one of the leading Kitchen Appliances brand in India today. The company has excelled in providing energy efficient products – Chimneys, Hobs, Dishwasher, Built in Microwave Oven, Built in Oven and Water Purifier. After establishing its dominance in the Eastern India market, Kutchina has now set its eyes to conquer the rest of country as well. Expanding options further, Kutchina has now forayed in to the Kitchen Interiors and launched modular kitchens with state of art design and functionality. Kutchina products stormed the market with its energy-efficiency, low maintenance and advanced functional innovations like the Auto Clean Technology, which it pioneered in Chimneys, Auto Timers in Hobs etc. The Company owns service centres, all across India and has centralized customer-care centers with a National toll free number, Stringent and prompt maintenance and assistance policy for all customer enquiries with the best response time standards. Numerous accolades won by Brand Kutchina bear testimonial to the company’s excellence it has built in the industry is a matter of years.

Lotus   Herbals
Herbal Beauty Products

Lotus Herbals is the most renowned name in India for natural cosmetics. With a range of over 250 products covering sun care, skin care and makeup.

Whats happening across the Planet

Choose The Best Maternity Hospital To Welcome Your Baby!
Maternity Hospital

As soon as the desire to conceive a baby is fulfilled you will need to choose a good maternity hospital where you can deliver your baby. It is best to choose a reputed maternity hospital, which have a team of highly educated and tech savvy medical professionals.

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How Yoga Helps Build Better Relationships?
Yoga For Relationships
From the Expert

In today’s world where everything has become so digital, it is hard enough to maintain the true essence of a relationship. We are going deeper and deeper into the virtual world and are usually not aware of how far it’staken us from our loved ones. We become confused and lose confidence as to how to behave or react in certain situations or how to convey our feelings and thoughts to them.

Yoga Trainer
Tips On Choosing Accessories To Match Your Body Shape And Personality!
Tohl bags

Looking your best is not at all a difficult task, especially when you know what suits you and your body shape! Right from choosing the right clothes, jewelry, shoes and other accessories such as handbags, everything helps you to look your elegant best! Wearing a spaghetti strap top, usually accentuates your shoulders, giving you a sexy look! But wearing a spaghetti strap top is a big no-no when you have broad shoulders or have an inverted triangle body shape.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Green Coffee V/S Black Coffee: What Is Better?
Green Coffee
From the Expert

The growing trend of fitness is taking the gyms by a storm and everyone is trying a new hack to help with the body transformation.
People are moving towards an organic living and want to switch to freshly grown produce be it in fruits, vegetables and even in their choice of beverages, a huge population is switching to green coffee instead of regular roasted coffee.

Co-Founder, GreenBrrew
Breastfeeding – Not Always A Beautiful Experience
Breastfeeding Story
From the Expert

A mother – child relation is a mystifying bond and this is accredited upto a large extent to the biology behind it. A child is part of the mother’s body (and soul of course) and this physical connection does not just end with the birth of the child.
It continues when a mother feeds the baby from her body. Breastfeeding takes this connection to a different level as the mother can now actually see the bond flourishing and not just feel it.

Parenting Expert, Author and Blogger
Food for a Breastfeeding Mother – A Nutritionist’s View
Breastfeeding Nutrition
From the Expert

It is often a topic of debate for all new mothers of what to eat and what to avoid consuming while you are breastfeeding your baby! Well, if you listen to your grannies, there will be a strict list of Do’s and Don’ts. And the answers provided vary from family to family, culture and religion. Thus, taking nutrition tips from a nutritionist seems to be the best solution to save you from all the confusion.

Nutritionist
10 Things You Must Know When Weaning Your Baby From Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding to Weaning
From the Expert

Getting a hang of breastfeeding is a truly difficult task for all new moms, and to top it off, the next stage of weaning is equally challenging. Yes, you got me right – Weaning. Well whether it happens at 6 months or 12 months, weaning your baby from breastfeeding can be an emotional, vulnerable and weird journey, at times too. But this topic is still left in dark for most mothers due to lack of dialogue on this aspect.

Parenting Expert, Blogger
An Accessory That Defines Your Style!
Fashion Jewelry
From the Expert

An addition of an accessory to your wardrobe can take anything from basic to startling in no time. A woman can add charisma to her attire by just adding a piece of an accessory. With so many on-going and evolving trends, every woman wants to experiment different styles. There are now endless collections to choose from that will suit everyone’s tastes; from someone who wants to keep it moderate or someone who likes to layer up in excess to someone who wants to layer up but still keep it basic.

Ayesha Accessories
Are You Planning to Give Water Birth? Check If Its Safe for You
Water Birth

Water Births are increasing gaining prominence due to its many positive effects on women as well as child. No evidence has been gathered over its possible major risks and many doctors have also recommended it to be safe. Since ages, warm water is being to cure cramps, muscle pain or body pain.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Understanding Obesity – The Generation’s Most Common Health Condition
Obesity
From the Expert

Obesity is a medical condition where a person’s body has accumulated too much fat, which has adverse effects on their health. Obesity is not just a cosmetic concern; it is harmful to one’s health. It can lead to coronary heart disease, stroke, osteoarthritis, asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression as well as several types of cancer.

Advanced Laparoscopic GI & HPB Surgeon, K J Somaiya Super Specialty Centre
Trend Alert: 90s Sneakers
Shoe Trends

It’s official: the 1990s are back. From neon tracksuits to scrunchies, some of the most iconic nineties trends are making a comeback for this season. 90s sneakers are also a trend: shoes such as the New Balance 574 or the Nike Air Max are now a must for those who have an eye for fashion.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
I Got Deceived By 3 Of The Most Important Women Of My Life!
Depression

I don’t know where to begin my story from. I am battling depression and I’m a wreck. I don’t think my life can be back on track anymore and I have no hopes left. Like it is said in our Bollywood movies, your head bows in front of three most important women in your life. Well, in my case, the three most important women ruined my life and now, I can’t even feel happiness at this point.

Guest Writer
What Is Chikungunya? Why Is Chikungunya Test Performed?
Chikungunya

Chikungunya is an ugly kind of viral disease which is transmitted through infected mosquito to the human beings. The virus of Chikungunya is the member of genus Alphavirus belonging to the family of Togaviridae. The Chikungunya disease is more prevalent in Africa as the transmission mainly takes place through mosquitoes and monkeys.

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Unique Friendship Day Gifts To Dedicate Your Best Friends
gifts for friends

Friends play an essential role in everyone’s personal and professional life. A real friendship starts from the mutual understandings of the thoughts and emotions between two or more people. People share their feelings and emotions with their best buddies. In the real friendship, everyone feels comfortable to share their innovative ideas with their best friends. The beautiful moments enjoyed with the friends perfect for the long-term friendship.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
How Can Women Entrepreneurs Start With A New Enterprise?
Women Entrepreneurs
From the Expert

This is the era of technology which is unbiased and supportive to all: A beginning of equality in the business world. This is the era of women entrepreneurship. Hence, any ambitious, innovative, and insightful woman can plan for a successful entrepreneurial journey if she follows the suggestions shared below.

Fashion Designer
What Women Can Do For Keeping Their Heart Healthy?
Women Healthy Heart
From the Expert

A healthy heart, a healthy life! But when it comes to keeping our heart healthy, women somewhere lag behind compared to men! Torn in between the responsibilities of looking after kids, managing a house and working, women fail to take care of their health and thus also their heart! This is perhaps one of the main reasons why women are always on a higher risk of suffering from the various heart conditions that a human may suffer from. However, proper care and following a few tips can help women keep their heart healthy.

Consultant Cardiologist - K J Somaiya Super Specialty Hospital MBBS, MD (Medicine), FCPS, DNB (Cardiology), FNB (Interventional Cardiology)
Everyday Sexism – Are We Okay With It?
Everyday Sexism

Indians are raised with some ideas ingrained in them, which although seem very trivial, the given free-rein to some cancerous ideologies, poses very much as a catalyst in moulding the sexist psyche. In fact, sexism is so internalised and ubiquitous that we mostly overlook it or give in to it. Everyday sexism begins from classroom seating arrangements to billboards and TV ads. We’re inherently a society that is taught not to question anything, from traditions and practices to career choices. And that has made it enormously hard for us to question the existing patriarchal norms. Sexism is so deeply associated with so many spheres of our lives and the society that most of the sexist notions go, if not unnoticed, ignored.

Guest Writer
Understanding the Causes and Concerns of Constipation
Cramps and Constipation

In short, constipation means having difficulty passing stools. It is very common, with approximately 15-20% of people suffering from it at some point in their lives, including children. It can be a short term issue, or for some people it can be an ongoing problem. When constipation is a long-term issue, it is generally referred to as chronic constipation.

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