Women Health

Battling Infertility in Nepal

In Nepalese society children are considered a gift from god –a blessing that every couple looks forward to. As soon as a couple gets married, they immediately encounter questions from well-meaning family and friends about when they plan on having a baby. In Nepali society, often the answer is, within …

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Dealing with Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system, most often the liver and kidneys. Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in women whose blood pressure had been normal. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious—even fatal—complications for both …

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PostPartum Depression Signs to Look Out For

As we get hit by the second wave of pandemic, our kids were just getting accustomed to resuming school in physical presence. They were adjusting their life with the new normal. And for kids this shift change may not be easy, like the way, rearing a child in itself is …

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Key to PCOS is in our own Kitchens!

PCOS can be managed with our Nepali way of eating. Yes, in our own kitchens! Core solution to PCOS is a paradigm shift in lifestyle habits, and when you go about doing that, make sure to bring a change in your cultural eating habits. Before it’s too late, figure if …

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Menopause and its Impact on Health

Menopause is defined as the time a woman has experienced 12 months of amenorrhea, and hence, permanent cessation of menstrual cycles. Natural menopause, occurring at a median age of 51.4 years, results from the depletion of ovarian follicular activity. This depletion reflects physiologically with decrease in hormone production by the …

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Freezing the Biological clock

Humans have gained immensely from the advancement of science and technology, and now they even have the power to control their fertility. Both the eggs and sperm can be frozen and used when needed. Eggs freezing is a new way of delaying a woman’s pregnancy, it allows a woman to …

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Antenatal Care: For Healthy Child and Healthy Mother

The months leading up to the birth of a child are crucial for both the mother and the child. Nepal has been making a lot of effort to improve maternal and infant health, and has steadily been improving the care that mothers and infants receive during this time. Nepal Demography …

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“There is an increasing trend of infertility problems in Nepal.”

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Dr. Swati Kumari, MBBS (KUMS-Dhulikhel), MD-MS (Obstetrics and Gynaecology, TUTH, Maharajganj, has acquired training in infertility and assisted reproductive techniques from Aveya IVF Training Center, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi. Brought up at Stony Brook in Long Island, New York, she completed her high school education at Ward Melville High School, …

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Better Skin at Any Age

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In the twenties the skin is naturally good looking, so we tend to care less. The damage implicated on the skin at an early age (at a sub-cellular level) by the free radicals generated from harmful invisible UV rays, pollution, smoke, and stress becomes obvious at later age as dull, dry, …

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Menstruation Blues

Adolescent years are a time of confusion; your body goes through transformations that you barely understand. These changes, however, are not always easy, and even more so for girls and women here in Nepal. Menstruation has been a taboo as well as a stigma for women throughout the history of …

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