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Introduction to stem cell banking: Infographic

On August 31, 2015, by Mamma Mia

Cord blood is the blood remaining in the placenta and attached umbilical cord after childbirth – both of which are normally discarded. Continue reading

World Breastfeeding Week: Myths and Facts around lactation

On August 7, 2015, by Mamma Mia

Author: Dr Ganga Anand, Lactation Consultant, Childbirth Educator & Physiotherapist, Fortis Hospital, Mohali Since the dawn of time women have been breastfeeding successfully. For most first time mothers,  breastfeeding during pregnancy may seem to be an easy process once the baby arrives. While the facts about breastfeeding are surprisingly not known to the people, unfortunately, most people are aware about the myths on breastfeeding. Therefore, it is important… read more »

World Breastfeeding Week: Mom, I arrived a little early!

On August 6, 2015, by Mamma Mia

Author: Dr Geetika Gangwani, Lactation Consultant, Childbirth Educator, Physiotherapist, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon “I may be small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and my wrist tiny enough to fit in your wedding band but in your loving arms, my heart is immeasurable” Julia Toivonen If it were possible to go back in time and ask the parent of a preemie whether… read more »

World Breastfeeding Week: Challenges during breastfeeding

On August 5, 2015, by Mamma Mia

A new mother may come across some challenges as she breast feeds her baby. Most of the issues a mother can resolve on her own and sometimes may need help of a lactation consultant. Continue reading

All you wanted to know about sex during pregnancy and were too afraid to ask

On August 4, 2015, by Mamma Mia

In the latest episode of Mamma’s Journey, Fortis Mamma Mia experts answer some frequently asked questions on the topic of sex during pregnancy! Is it safe? Continue reading