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Department of Mother and Child Care

Conditions & Treatments

Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Equipped with cutting edge technology, the department offers services to help women during pregnancy, menopause and beyond with comprehensive range of obstetrical and gynaecological services.

Placenta

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available to treat Placenta Praevia:

  • Avoid all strenuous activities, such as running or lifting heavy weights
  • Blood transfusions
  • Medicines to avert early labor
  • Medications till pregnancy continuation to at least 36 weeks or as the doctor prescribes
  • Steroid shots to help the baby’s lungs mature
  • If bleeding persists and is uncontrollable, then an immediate cesarean delivery, with a blood transfusion, is the only treatment available for stopping it

Preeclampsia:

Treatments
The only way to cure Preeclampsia is to deliver the baby. Patients suffering from pre-eclampsia are closely monitored until the baby is delivered. Also precautions below should be taken:

  • Complete bed rest
  • High intake of water
  • Less consumption of sodium
  • Regular visits to doctor
  • Blood pressure medicines

Ovarian

Treatments
Estrogen Therapy is often used to relieve menopausal symptoms and prevent bone loss. However, it doesn’t increase the chances of becoming pregnant. A research reveals that less than 1 in 10 women with Ovarian Hypofunction are able to get pregnant.

Pelvic

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease:

  • Antibiotics: The initial treatment for mild cases of PID usually consists of antibiotic medications taken orally
  • Surgery: When PID causes an abscess (a collection of pus), antibiotics are no longer effective. In this case, a surgery is often needed to remove the abscesses

Disclaimer: This provides a general information for these diseases. Kindly contact your gynaecologist for specific treatment in a specific case.

Paediatric & Neonatology

Our hi-tech NICU is equipped with all the modern amenities like ventilators, incubators, cardioscope monitors, CPAP machine, phototherapy machines to meet every need of the newborn and children.

Developmental

Treatments
Depends upon cause of development delay. The most common treatment option available is medicines. In some cases surgery is also required depending on the condition of the child.

Cerebral

Treatments
Cerebral Palsy cannot be cured. But various treatments augment the abilities and physical strength, prevents complications, and improves the quality of life of the patients.

  • Physical therapy is an important treatment that begins immediately after a child is diagnosed and often continues throughout life
  • Medicines can help control some of the symptoms and prevent complications
  • A child with severe problems may need orthopaedic surgery for muscles, tendons, and joints
  • Use of special devices and equipments, such as braces, casts, and splints depending on a child’s needs

Speech

Treatments

  • Early evaluation by a speech-language pathologist is crucial
  • Parents should spend a lot of time communicating with the child
  • Read often to your child

Attention

Treatments

  • Education for both parents and child about treatment
  • ADHD medication
  • Behaviour management therapy
  • School teacher involvement
  • School counsellor involvement

Genetic

Treatments
Treatments for genetic disorders are designed to improve specific signs and symptoms associated with the disorder. The treatment approaches varies according to the disorder and are specific to an individual’s health needs. Like, a genetic disorder associated with a heart defect can be treated with either a surgery or a heart transplant.

Paediatric

Treatments

  • Control of environmental factors
  • Pharmacologic treatment
  • Self-management education
  • Short-acting bronchodilators
  • Systemic corticosteroids
  • Ipratropium