New Delhi ,
On the occasion of Mother’s Day, renowned Indian actress and health icon Mandira Bedi, along with the doctors, talked about the importance of mother’s health during a health talk organized by HCMCT Manipal Hospital, Delhi. It is an undeniable fact that motherhood is a great experience for every woman and every mother during her pregnancy and at later stages of her life essentially require a lot of care both physically and mentally. During this health talk doctors from HCMCT Manipal Hospital, Delhi along with Mandira emphasized on the need to educate every mother about regular health check, exercises, proper diet and mental health. They also shared tips for expecting mothers on the journey of motherhood.
Being a mother herself, Mandira Bedi said, “Motherhood is a beautiful moment in any woman’s life and requires a lot of attention. It is also a time after which a woman’s body undergoes several changes, and a lot of women face some or other major health problems. Problems like hypertension, postpartum thyroiditis, depression, and lower back problems are very common after giving birth, and it is very necessary to prioritize the health of the mother and the child. It is extremely essential for women to pay close attention to their health at all stages of their lives. To address the same, HCMCT Manipal Hospital, Delhi has taken an initiative to educate women on the challenges, risks, and its management by introducing a preventive package dedicated to women.”
Addressing the event, Mr Raman Bhaskar, Hospitals Director, HCMCT Manipal Hospitals said “Mother’s Day is a special day to honor all mothers. She is the backbone of every family, playing various roles in our lives as a wife, a daughter, and a sister. They put their health aside to take care of her family. Today on Mother’s Day, Manipal Hospitals pledge to care of her and her health through encouraging regular health checkups.”
Dr. Leena N Sreedhar, HOD Obstetrician and Gynecologist, HCMCT Manipal Hospital, Delhi said, “Pregnancy is an important phase in any women’s life. A healthy mother has more chances of having a healthy baby. Routine consultation helps to educate women about the basic and important pregnancy tips. We at Manipal Hospital have a program called SPANDAN which provides comprehensive care to expecting mothers by informing them about all stages of pregnancy and prepare them mentally and physically to give birth to a new life.”
Dr. Vikas Taneja, HOD Pediatrician, HCMCT Manipal Hospital, Delhi said, “The wellness of a child predominantly depends on its mother’s health, therefore this Mother’s Day we wish to talk about children’s health and promote breastfeeding. Breast milk is an adequate and the best source of nutrition for a baby. Breastfeeding builds immunity against viruses and bacteria. We urge new moms to lead an active lifestyle, be mindful and prefer consuming nutritious foods directly over the supplements.