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 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
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
Is There a Perfect Age to Have a Baby?
Pregnancy and age
From the Expert

From a purely physical standpoint, this is the prime time for getting pregnant — and the earlier you are in your 20s, the faster you may conceive. Usually, a younger body can best handle the additional load on the bones, back, and muscles during pregnancy. Your joints have been subjected to minimal wear and tear and you’re likely in the peak condition of your adult life, possibly years away from medical problems that may arise with increasing age.

IVF Specialist, Obstetrics, Gynecologist
5 Dos & Don’ts After a C-Section (#2 is the Most Helpful)
Dos-&-Don'ts-After-a-C-Section

Recovering from such a delivery takes longer as compared to recovering from normal childbirth. But that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to feel like your healthy and active self again in some weeks. Once you know what to do and what not to do, you can recapture your strength quicker than expected.

Barbara Davis, Guest Author, Women Planet
Shopping For Your Maternity Hospital Should Start Soon!
Pregnant Woman Shopping 1

Not all the hospitals in Navi Mumbai give you the facilities that you desire and thus it is important that you pick a maternity hospital with care. If you just go blindly to the hospital that your gynecologist is affiliated to, then all that you would have to do is to pray for good luck. Choosing your maternity hospital is not easy and you need to shop for it carefully.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
The Challenge In Choosing The Best Fertility Clinic!
Fertility Clinic

If your age is less than 35 years of age and you have desperately been trying to have a baby for a year, or are over 35 years of age and have been trying to get pregnant for the last 6 months with no success, then you may have to visit a fertility clinic. The first biggest challenge is to find the best fertility hospital.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Healthy Food Choices for Pregnant Women
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From the Expert

Congratulations would be mom & the family. Pregnancy………one of the most beautiful phase in woman’s life where a “A mother’s joy begins when new life is starting inside, when a tiny heartbeat is heard for very first time and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone”. It’s not the only physiological change

Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine, Holistic Nutrition, Exercise Physiologist and Founder - Purenutrition.me.
Pregnant? A Simple And Complete Diet For You And Your Baby!
Health and unhealthy foods in front of pregnant Japanese woman
From the Expert

Pregnancy, a time where a complete balanced nutrition plays a key role in maintaining the mothers and the baby’s’ health!! One must be well aware of the kind of foods to be included for a perfect growth of the baby. Let’s have a look at the different food groups that are a “MUST” during this crucial time…

Dietician & Nutritionist
The Journey Of 9 Months Wrapped In 4 Minutes – Making Of A Baby!
baby womb

In a human womb, a child takes 9 months to form an entire him/herself which is a great process in itself; however, difficult to see or read and imagine the journey. Watch this amazing video which shows how a journey of a Sperm began and ended it to be a healthy child just in 4 minutes. Be ready for some happy tears!

Journalist at Womenplanet
Pregnancy – A Sweet Bitter Experience!
pregnancy-sweet bitter phase cover

Thanks to our friend’s, sister-in-laws, sisters and reality TV star like Kim Kardashian who disclosed the other side of beautiful pregnancy which we believed was a walk in heaven (skip the labour pain). No doubt, It is the most awaited and cherished tenure for a woman but it also has its horrible phase. Well, I do not wish to scare the hell out of you but as a woman, one day you will have to go through the ‘bun in the oven’ phase, why should you just read and hear the aww moments? You should also know what changes our sweet pregnancy has piled up for us.

Journalist at Womenplanet
Boosting Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant!
pregnant

The blessings of starting a family are many. You’ve talked about it with your husband and you want to start trying for a baby. Congratulations! But there is some work to do between deciding to conceive a child and getting the deed done.

Guest Author, Women Planet
5 Unknown Facts About Infertility!
infertility

Infertility is a global issue that has surfaced in the lives of many in the recent years. While it can be a difficult topic, it is very important that we are aware of its reality. Today there are many usual misconceptions revolving around the topic–what is the truth about infertility?

Guest Author, Women Planet
Journey Of A Human Embryo Enclosed In Pictures!
child is born

Pregnancy is a beautiful process. Even before a woman finds out she is pregnant, there are incredible changes taking place in her womb. Swedish Photographer spent his 12 years in capturing the journey of a sperm, that later fertilizes the egg cell and the entire process of embryo development till the birth miraculously.

Journalist at Womenplanet
A Doctor’s Guide – Take Care Of Your Reproductive Health!
reproductive health
From the Expert

A healthy reproductive system makes the miracle of life possible. Taking good care of your reproductive health is essential as problems in this region can affect your physical, emotional and sexual well being as well as make it difficult for you to become pregnant. As it happens, fortunately, many such problems can be prevented or corrected if timely check-ups are done, whether by yourself or your Ob/Gyn.

IVF Specialist, Obstetrics, Gynecologist
Myths Of Motherhood After 30–Debunked!
pregancy age 30

Today’s media intimidates many women from having children after they’ve reached the age of 30. They claim that women after 30 are most likely to have stillbirths and children with deformities. Like magic, the day you turn 30, your future children are suddenly doomed.

Guest Author, Women Planet