Should I Transfer One Or Two Embryos? 5 IVF Tips
Should I transfer one or two embryos

Many a time, couples who are infertile opt for the IVF methods where they want to transfer more than one embryo to increase the chances of fertility or with the hope of having twins.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Which Type of Mattress is Suitable During Pregnancy?
Young pregnant woman sleeping on maternity pillow in bed

During pregnancy women, body undergoes a lot of changes which may create chaos in their body and can have a direct impact on their sleep. Pregnancy is the happiest and blissful moment for a woman, but it brings a lot of challenges both emotional and physical.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Breastfeeding –Every Parent’s Responsibility And Baby’s Right
Breastfeeding
From the Expert

Every year, World Breastfeeding Week is commemorated from the 1st to the 7th of August, to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. The theme for this year is “Empower Parents, EnableBreastfeeding“.

Paediatrician, Fortis Lafemme Hospital Richmond Town, Bangalore
I Am Pregnant; Do You Mind!
Pregnant Angry Woman

Pregnancy in India is considered not just a blessing for a woman but her ultimate goal in life. The moment she gets married, her near and dear ones keenly wait for the ‘good news’ and the day it arrives, along comes the expert advice, the diet chart, the list of names and most importantly guesses related to the child’s gender.

Guest Author, Women Planet
Common Reproductive Health Concerns for Women
woman doctor reproductive health

The ability to reproduce comes with unique and sometimes complex health concerns. In fact, some of the most common health issues women report involve the reproductive system.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Breast milk – Top Reasons Why you Should Give Breast Milk to Infant!
Breastfeeding
From the Expert

Breastfeeding has always been known to offer enormous health benefits to both the mother and child. Breast milk bears all the vital nourishment your baby needs in the first six months of life, breast milk is also loaded with a whole lot of disease-fighting substances that protect your baby from health problems.

Gynecologist And Obstetrician, Infertility specialist
Female Sensual Self-Stimulation During Pregnancy – Good Or Bad?
woman pregnant pleasure
From the Expert

For some women, masturbation is a great stress buster and they find it a unique way to explore their changing body during pregnancy. The physical release of masturbation helps the mom-to-be to deal with the difficulties of morning sickness, aches and pains and more. For couples who fear that sex can be harmful and uncomfortable during pregnancy or have been asked to avoid sex, the alternative of mutual masturbation will help keep the intimacy in a relationship.

Senior Gynaecologist, IVF specialist at Cocoon Fertility
Importance Of Body Posture During Pregnancy!
Pregnancy Posture
From the Expert

Having a baby is one of the most joyous and wonderful experience. When a woman is pregnant there is a whole list of suggestions and recommendations. Women can often be heard complaining about different body aches specially in their back, neck and shoulders.

Senior Gynaecologist, IVF specialist at Cocoon Fertility
Fertility – Is it Really the Biggest Asset in a Woman’s Life?
Fertility
From the Expert

Fertility in a female is a woman’s capability to conceive a biological child. If you and your partner have surpassed the age group of 35 years and have still been trying to get pregnant with recurrent unprotected sex for the about six months or for the past one year, there is a likelihood you might question your chances of being fertile.

Senior Gynaecologist, IVF specialist at Cocoon Fertility
The Hormonal Play In Fertility!
Pregnancy fertility hormone
From the Expert

Hormones are chemical substances, produced by specialized glands in the body that alter and control the activity of specific organs. Some hormones have particular actions and sometimes they also monitor the actions of other hormones.

Senior Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist, Director at Cocoon Fertility
10 Ways To Boost Career During Maternity Leave
Maternity Leave

For the professional woman, maternity leave can be quite daunting. In fact, the whole experience can be quite unanchoring, especially when you consider that more than 3,100 women filed for pregnancy discrimination charges in 2017 alone.

Career Coach
Latest Trends In Birthing Such As TENS, Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy And Laughing Gas
Pregnancy ChildBirth
From the Expert

Labour as the name implies is a painful process. Most pregnant women are concerned about how they would cope with labour pains. There are various methods available to women and a few of them are discussed below.

MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London) FACOG (USA) Director – Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bangalore Chairperson - Medical Council Committee - Fortis La Femme Senior Consultant and HOD - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Baby Bliss – How To Stay Positive During Pregnancy
Baby Bliss

Pregnancy is said to be one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life, but it can also be one of the most stressful. Not only are there a multitude of changes going on in your body, but you might find yourself worrying quite a bit too. Things like your baby’s health, being a

Sub Editor, Women Planet
All About Fertility Treatments That A Woman Needs to Know!
Fertility Treatments

For couples who’ve made the decision to start a family, thoughts of nursery decoration, coming up with baby names, planning baby showers and deciding how much time mom and dad are going to take off work are some of the first thoughts that come to mind.

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Myths And Facts About Emergency Contraceptive Pills
Emergency Contraceptive Pills
From the Expert

Contraceptives have been in use for thousands of years. A cave painting in France thought to be 15,000 years old shows what is possibly the first illustration of a man wearing a condom.

MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London) FACOG (USA) Director – Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bangalore Chairperson - Medical Council Committee - Fortis La Femme Senior Consultant and HOD - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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
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